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11 Long Celebrity Marriages That Ended in Divorce

When some celebrity couples divorce, it’s not at all surprising (here’s looking at you, Kim and Kris). But when couples like Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito announce they’re divorcing after 30 years of marriage, it comes as a true shock. We really thought those crazy kids—and many of the couples on this list—would make it! 1. [...]

Vegan Spock

Perhaps it’s because Mr. Spock lacked Vitamin M. You know, meat. Kidding, folks – I’m KIDDING! But seriously, how many of you don’t find the cartoon above by Michael Capozolla of Surveillance [...]

12 Impressive Sci-Fi Quilts

Science fiction fans are a creative bunch, which only makes sense if you think about it. And nothing makes a more personal gift than a handmade quilt that someone you love has poured their time and creativity into in order to display your geeky interests. Here are a dozen such projects. 1. Spock Quilt You have to [...]

10 Crocheted Science Fiction Figures

You wouldn’t have known it before the age of the internet, but yarn crafts can be very geeky. Knitting and crocheting are examples of digital art, so to speak, as the patterns are strings of information rendered in bits. Some craftsters are science fiction fans as well, which gives us some great crochet projects to [...]

Set Phasers on Spud

Judge me as you will, but this is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. At long, long last, Star Trek Mr. Potato Heads are on the way! I’m sorry, I’m going to need a minute. I’m getting all choked up. PPW Toys will release Star Trek Mr. Potato Head collectible figures in a series of TOS-centric sets, and [...]

Sex, Drugs and Racism: 8 Controversial Candies

Chewing bubblegum, eating a chocolate bar, and sucking on a lollipop are among the many innocent joys of childhood. But if you found one of these controversial sweets in your kid’s Trick or Treat bag, it might leave a sour taste in your mouth. 1. Candy Cigarettes Candy cigarettes and their tobacco big brothers have a shared [...]

A Sampling of Niche Blogs

Setting up a new blog is simple and free if you use public platforms like Blogger or Wordpress or Twitter. A few years after ordinary people discovered the joys of blogging, experienced bloggers are branching out into multiple blogs. This led to the rise of niche blogs, blogs devoted to a very narrow subject. The [...]

Saved from The Cutting Room Floor

Rambo, Mr. Spock, The Joker. One thing they all have in common is that the characters were almost discarded before they had a chance. Read the stories of 7 Iconic Characters They Saved from The Cutting Room Floor and the people who believed in them. This article from Cracked is worth a read just for [...]