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Comedy Video – Hughes The Force

(YouTube Link) Hughes The Force is a geeky fanmade video with lots of heart. It’s a loving tribute to Star Wars, geekdom and the films of John Hughes (mostly Weird Science). It comes to you courtesy of Kevin Smith’s YouTube channel, and it’s hosted by Kevin’s pal Jason Mewes, but it seems rather tame by their standards. [...]

NBA Goes Geek Chic

We told you before that it’s popular for defendants to wear hipster glasses in criminal court to appear innocent. Now that fashion trend has found its way into another kind of court, the basketball [...]

The Complete History of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

If you were a kid in the 1980s or 90s, you probably spent some time reading, watching, or playing with four adolescent reptilian martial arts experts with irregular DNA. To make sure I got the scoop on everyone’s favorite heroes in a half-shell, I went straight to the source – co-creator Peter Laird – [...]

Artist Recreates Magazines From Blade Runner

  These visions of a strange future where magazines are still in print were created by a Blade Runner superfan known only as Kevin, who may know more about the android revolution than he’s letting on. Blade Runner fans will probably recognize these magazine covers from the movie, while everyone else wonders when these wondrous new mags [...]

30 Famous People With Law Degrees

Law degree image via Shutterstock Second-guessing your career choice? You’re not alone. Even people who put themselves through many extra years of schooling sometimes end up changing their minds. That’s the case with many of these people, who ditched their law degrees in favor of other pursuits — quite successful ones at that. Authors 1. Washington Irving. The [...]

Tetris World Grand Master

To say that Kevin Birrell loves to play Tetris is an understatement. He has spent more than 1,000 hours playing what others tell him is "just a game." You can find dedication in all kinds [...]

Beautiful Innards of Mechanical Adding Machines

Who would’ve thought that something mundane could be so beautifully complex inside? Here’s Kevin Twomey dissecting and photographing the insides of mechanical adding machines, revealing their gorgeous innards of gears, springs, and other mechanical [...]

Man with Terminal Cancer Seeks TARDIS Urn for His Ashes

True geeks, Kevin “Wash” Pratt and Tashi King watched Serenity on their first date. Watchmen, Doctor Who, steampunk and conventions soon followed. Then, shortly after they married, Kevin was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. He has endured for two years an illness that kills most victims of it within one. He is, [...]

Is Your Name to Blame for All Your Problems?

Name tag image via Shutterstock As Juliet bemoans the grudge her family has against Romeo’s based on their names, she says, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Apparently, there’s a lot more in a name than Juliet thought—especially if your name is Mandy or [...]

Kevin vs. the Tomato

(YouTube link) There’s nothing a tortoise likes better than a fresh tomato -just ask any tomato gardener! Kevin is no exception, but he desperately needs a teeny little pair of tortoiseshell glasses. He has terrible depth perception. The poor thing does get a bit or two eventually. -via Buzzfeed