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Spooky And Geeky Jewelry Just In Time For Halloween!

By Lisa GranshawOctober 24, 2014
LuvCherie Jewelry has a tagline that will appeal to every geek: "Subculture with Heart." Their hope is to provide a unique type of jewelry. “I create elegant, whimsical jewelry for girly geeks who love to show off their fandoms and want to add a little happy to their day More  →
Spooky And Geeky Jewelry Just In Time For Halloween!

Artist Shows How Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You

By Lisa GranshawOctober 24, 2014
For some reason, women in comics almost always seem to have the most uncomfortable costumes. These superheroines are often forced to wear heels or revealing clothing that just doesn’t make sense when they’re going to be facing off against supervillains. Luckily, little g More  →
Artist Shows How Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You

J.R.R. Tolkien's Words Come To Life In Beautiful Illustrations

By Lisa GranshawOctober 23, 2014
Whether it’s Middle Earth or beyond, J.R.R. Tolkien has inspired generations of writers, artists, and filmmakers with his work. One such artist who has a special passion for Tolkien is Erika Heins. For about four years now Heins has been creating and selling Tolkien ar More  →
J.R.R. Tolkien's Words Come To Life In Beautiful Illustrations
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Elements Become Human In Artist's 'Experiments in Character Design'

By Lisa GranshawOctober 20, 2014
Imagine what the elements on the periodic table might be like if they were human. What would they look like? How would they act? Everyone would probably picture the elements differently, but the work of this one artist took our breath away. Kaycie D.’s "Elements - Experim More  →
Elements Become Human In Artist's 'Experiments in Character Design'

London's Harry Potter Studio Tour Reveals New Dark Arts Section

By Lisa GranshawOctober 20, 2014
Grab your wands and beware of Death Eaters Harry Potter fans! A brand-new Dark Arts section has opened at the Harry Potter Studio Tour in London just in time for Halloween. From the Great Hall to Diagon Alley, the tour first opened in 2012 and includes sets and props from More  →
London's Harry Potter Studio Tour Reveals New Dark Arts Section
Earth's Mightiest Breakfast Starts With These Marvel Cereals!

Earth's Mightiest Breakfast Starts With These Marvel Cereals!

By Lisa GranshawOctober 14, 2014
In our dreams, these are the cereals we would be able to eat for breakfast each morning. Artists Crystal Fontan a.k.a Bamboota and Elliot Ferandez have taken some of Marvel’s most iconic characters from The Avengers to Guardians of the Galaxy and transformed them i More  →
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Enter a Fantastical World With This Stunning Conceptual Photography

By Lisa GranshawOctober 2, 2014
Photography can be a powerful medium. Images can make us feel like we’re looking into a different world and can tell fantastical stories without needing words. Conceptual photographer Kindra Nikole does just that with her work. She’s been involved in photography for t More  →
Enter a Fantastical World With This Stunning Conceptual Photography

The Top Sci-Fi And Fantasy Soundtracks Of All Time

By Lisa GranshawOctober 1, 2014
An essential part of any sci-fi and fantasy film is its music. To successfully bring an audience into a far away, made up world requires a soundtrack that makes us feel like we're somewhere completely new. Over the years there have been many films that have succeeded in doin More  →
The Top Sci-Fi And Fantasy Soundtracks Of All Time

Geeky Pancakes Are What's for Breakfast

By Lisa GranshawOctober 1, 2014
Nathan Shields of Saipancakes has a creative way to get his kids to learn something new and have fun at the same time. This dad makes geeky pancakes in an amazing variety of shapes that will have you looking at the food in a whole different light. Shields has made pancake More  →
Geeky Pancakes Are What's for Breakfast
Artists Give Classic Disney Characters A Hipster Makeover

Artists Give Classic Disney Characters A Hipster Makeover

By Lisa GranshawSeptember 30, 2014
Virtual design studio DesignCrowd recently presented artists with an intriguing challenge: what would iconic Disney characters look like if they were hipsters? That’s right, the studio wanted its designers to imagine what it might be like if some of the most classic cha More  →
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Lisa Granshaw

Lisa Granshaw is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared on the Daily Dot, TODAY.com, Parents Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more. Follow her on Twiiter: @LisaGranshaw.

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