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Women in Comics: Wonder Woman isn't a Feminist?

By ChauntonJuly 17, 2014
Recently, DC artist David Finch made some comments about drawing for the upcoming run of Wonder Woman. He included a mention of feminism that has the internet in a (relatively small and civil) uproar. Here is what he said: "I think she's a beautiful, strong ... More  →
Women in Comics: Wonder Woman isn't a Feminist?
Making the Book that Never Was: Fan-made Necronomicons

Making the Book that Never Was: Fan-made Necronomicons

By ChauntonJuly 1, 2014
When H.P. Lovecraft first penned the word "Necronomicon" in 1922, there's no way he could have known the kind of life it would go on to have in popular culture. We present here a collection of hand-made versions of the sinister tome from the imaginations of some of the inter More  →

Top 10 Worst Slums Throughout History

By ChauntonJune 18, 2014
Since the development of complex society there have always been poor people, but slums are a relatively new phenomenon. The product of a complex mixture of population growth, urbanization, globalization, and rampant profiteering, slums essentially exist only where there is a More  →
Top 10 Worst Slums Throughout History

Slender Man Stabbing!? What the Heck is Going On?

By ChauntonJune 13, 2014
Two weeks ago two preteen girls stabbed their friend 19 times in a forest in Wisconsin. Why did they do it? They wanted to be worthy of the Slender Man—who they believed lives in a mansion in the northern part of the state. Now that ... More  →
Slender Man Stabbing!? What the Heck is Going On?

Top Ten Geeky Television Spinoffs

By ChauntonMay 26, 2014
You may have noticed an episode of Supernatural a couple weeks ago that didn't feature Sam and Dean very much (S:9E:20). That's because it was a "backdoor pilot" for a potential new television series called Bloodlines. It's pretty common for successful shows to try to spin o More  →
Top Ten Geeky Television Spinoffs

Read These Graphic Novels Before Days of Future Past!

By ChauntonMay 22, 2014
X-Men's Day is almost here, boys and girls, and Days of Future Past is getting into interesting territory by merging the timelines (and casts) of the previous 4 movies into one giant X-travaganza. (See what we did there?) With all these characters flying around, you need t More  →
Read These Graphic Novels Before Days of Future Past!

The Mindhut Guide to (Safe and Legal) Geeky Senior Pranks

By ChauntonMay 6, 2014
It's getting to be that time of year when senior-itis turns into senior-ohmygodthisisactuallabouttobeover, and that means that senior pranks are going to be popping up. If you're interested in a fun, effective prank that gets you lots of attention, but not lots of expulsion More  →
The Mindhut Guide to (Safe and Legal) Geeky Senior Pranks

11 Ways That Yeast Shaped Modern Civilization

By ChauntonApril 30, 2014
We are all at least sort of aware of yeast. It’s that stuff that makes bread rise, right? Sure, but it is so much more. Yeast is instrumental in a whole bunch of processes (both good and bad) that makes human civilization look the way it does today. We thought it was the y More  →
11 Ways That Yeast Shaped Modern Civilization

Science Explains: Why Band Nerds Will CONQUER THE WORLD

By ChauntonMarch 6, 2014
Look. We all know this world is an unstable place. Regime change is all around, and its only a matter of time before the new world order makes a play for power. It could be a shadow government working in conjunction with the aliens or a crypto-fascist military-industrial More  →
Science Explains: Why Band Nerds Will CONQUER THE WORLD

The Top 10 Geeky Movies of 2013

By ChauntonDecember 24, 2013
There are dozens of top 10 lists, but only one Top 10 Geeky Movies of 2013 list. And we have it! Let's see how many you agree with! More  →
The Top 10 Geeky Movies of 2013