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Serenity Made from 70,000 LEGO

Image: brickfrenzy/Flickr This one is for all you Browncoats out there. Adrian Drake of Brickfrenzy created a 7-foot long Serenity spaceship from the sci-fi series Firefly out of 70,000 LEGO bricks. It took him [...]

America: Land of the Anxious and Home of the Stressed

You’d be excused if you’re feeling a bit anxious given today’s economic outlook, but worrying has become a popular pastime for many Americans, even in good times. Taylor Clark, the author of Nerve: [...]

Firefly in a Jar

Just make sure that you don’t catch Cap’n Mal’s Serenity. It won’t be worth the trouble it’ll cost you. Crafster member spikefan embroidered this cute cover for a sketchbook. Link -via Geek Crafts

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, [...]

15 Great Geeky Gingerbread People & Homes

There’s no tastier holiday tradition than creating your very own gingerbread house. If you aren’t very talented at sealing cookie bits together, like I am, even your best homes probably look like they’re ready to be condemned upon completion. Fortunately, not everyone is so inept at gingerbread creations and many creators go on to put [...]

In space, no one can hear you scream

The title of my post today comes from the Alien movie poster—it’s the film’s tagline, if you recall. Of course, we all know how many sci-fi series have messed this little fact up by adding explosions and such to satisfy our selfish need for action, no matter how inauthentic. But there are some great examples [...]

How the Rainbow Became Associated with Gay Rights

The first time Roy G. Biv flew in the name of LGBT rights was on June 25, 1978, in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade. Reportedly inspired by Judy Garland’s “Over the Rainbow,” artist Gilbert Baker hand-dyed and thirty a banner with eight stripes, each with symbolic meaning: Hot Pink: Sexuality Red: Life Orange: Healing Yellow: Sunlight Green: Nature Turquoise: [...]

Firefly, The Rap

(Video Link) My apologies for those of you who aren’t familiar with Firefly and Serenity, but if you have seen them, then you just might enjoy this goofy rap about the series. Via Mary Sue