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This Guy Just Made Pacific Rim Real

By Andrew TavinJuly 30, 2015
Along with jet packs and laser swords, giant robots you can climb into and control have been a dream of our species since our earliest ancestors drew the first mech-battle manga on a cave wall. And now, thanks to Italian robotic engineer Danny Benedettelli, we ... More  →
This Guy Just Made <i>Pacific Rim</i> Real

The X-Men/Fantastic Four Crossover We Need Is (Maybe) On Its Way!

By Andrew TavinJuly 27, 2015
Much like a phoenix (or Phoenix), the X-Men films have managed to rise from the ashes, delivering the awesome X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past after the somewhat "meh" reaction to the third X-Men film. Now, Fantastic Four hopes to pull off the same sort ... More  →
The X-Men/Fantastic Four Crossover We Need Is (Maybe) On Its Way!

Behold Ant-Man's Least Heroic Deeds!

By Andrew TavinJuly 27, 2015
Ever since the release of Ant-Man, the whole world has come down with a case of Ant-Man Fever! Ant-Man billboards have been everywhere. Easter eggs have been discovered, discussed, and cataloged. We're pretty sure the president even gave a speech wearing an Ant-Man costume More  →
Behold Ant-Man's Least Heroic Deeds!

We Finally Got To Visit Pluto!

By Andrew TavinJuly 14, 2015
Good morning fellow Earthlings! Have you heard the news? NASA's New Horizons probe has just flown by Pluto! What's New Horizons? Well let's take a trip all the way back to 2006: The Olympics were in Turin, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" was the song of the ... More  →
We Finally Got To Visit Pluto!

You Need To See This Fan-Made Teaser For The: "Series Of Unfortunate Events" Series!

By Andrew TavinJuly 6, 2015
So we're not sure if you've heard the wonderfully terrible news, but Netflix is going to be making a Series Of Unfortunate Events series! For those of you who don't know, A Series Of Unfortunate Events follows the misadventures of the Baudelaire orphans. After their parents ... More  →
You Need To See This Fan-Made Teaser For The: "Series Of Unfortunate Events" Series!

Futuristic Inventions We Might As Well Give Up On

By Andrew TavinJuly 6, 2015
So Lexus (yes, the car company) released a teaser for something they've created, and it might just make all of our wildest future dreams come true. ... More  →
Futuristic Inventions We Might As Well Give Up On

The Best Homegrown Inventions That Solve MAJOR Problems

By Andrew TavinJune 22, 2015
Who do you think the greatest inventor in history is? Edison? That's a pretty good guess. After all, the light bulb has become the thing that appears over cartoon characters' heads when they have a good idea. On the other hand, the phonograph is totally overrated. ... More  →
The Best Homegrown Inventions That Solve MAJOR Problems

The Most Dangerous Game Shows From Around The World!

By Andrew TavinJune 2, 2015
Sure, Jeopardy and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire can be pretty fun to watch, but isn't the promise of prizes so much sweeter if there's also the threat of injury? Well.... maybe not. But that hasn't stopped TV producers around the world from creating dangerous game ... More  →
The Most Dangerous Game Shows From Around The World!
About the Author
Andrew Tavin

Andrew Tavin is a writer and stand-up comedian living in New York City. His work has been featured on Upworthy and Collegehumor. He writes pretty mediocre bios and can be followed on Twitter @andrewtavin.

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