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Five Ways to Celebrate "Embrace Your Inner Geek" Day

By Becky FerreiraJuly 11, 2014
Masterminds, did you know that this Sunday, June 13 is Embrace Your Inner Geek Day? The holiday was created over a decade ago by the Roy family, who apparently make a living coming up with wacky festivities (where do we sign up for THAT job!?). ... More  →
Melissa Smith's Gorgeous Splatter Art!

Melissa Smith's Gorgeous Splatter Art!

By Becky FerreiraJuly 10, 2014
Pop culture fan art is a fast-growing genre, but few artists are nailing it with the consistency of Melissa Smith. As evidenced by this spectacular portrait of Wonder Woman, Smith's style is all about the splatter, and she has earned an avid fan base for her unique take on More  →

Hannah Alexander's Stunning Fan Art

By Becky FerreiraJune 30, 2014
Tons of Disney flicks have child protagonists, but we rarely get to see them become adults. That's why Hannah Alexander's piece "Grown Up" is so much fun—it provides a glimpse of what Wendy Darling, Lilo Pelekai and Alice might look like about 15 years after their filmi More  →
Hannah Alexander's Stunning Fan Art

The Most Exciting Upcoming Spaceflight Missions

By Becky FerreiraJune 11, 2014
Last week, NASA announced that the Rosetta spacecraft, launched in 2004, is finally in the homestretch of its ambitious mission. The plucky little orbiter is gaining on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and by the end of the year, our weird species will have pulled off a co More  →
The Most Exciting Upcoming Spaceflight Missions

Hollywood's Top 15 Geekiest Dads

By Becky FerreiraJune 10, 2014
The demands of parenthood are bound to cut into the free time of even the most devoted geek, but that doesn't mean all things nerdy are off the changing table. Just take a dude like David Tennant, who effortlessly locks down the brainiest roles while also raising three littl More  →
Hollywood's Top 15 Geekiest Dads

Hollywood's Kindest Geeks

By Becky FerreiraJune 4, 2014
Apex geek Neil deGrasse Tyson has often stated that his basic life philosophy is "to know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others." It does seem that curiosity and generosity often go hand in hand, and we will be providing 15 examp More  →
Hollywood's Kindest Geeks
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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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