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Geekiest ALS Ice Bucket Challenges Round-Up

By Robert PunchurAugust 22, 2014
ALS, Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis, ("Lou Gehrig's Disease") is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Sufferers experience the loss of essential motor neurons that control muscle movement throughout the body. Severity can vary with more extreme cases ... More  →
Geekiest ALS Ice Bucket Challenges Round-Up
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12 Dumb Shark Week Shark Facts!

By Robert PunchurAugust 7, 2014
It’s Shark Week! This is The Discovery Channel’s annual barrage of programming dedicated to an animal the majority of humans will never encounter. However, THEY ROCK. So we are sending irrelevant facts and information flying towards you like a swirling Sharknado of knowledge! And like ... More  →
12 Dumb Shark Week Shark Facts!
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We Got to Watch a Sneak Peak of The Awesomes Season 2 on Hulu!

By Robert PunchurAugust 1, 2014
Hulu recently invited us to watch and review a special pre-screening of The Awesomes: Season 2. We hadn’t seen any of Season 1 and were very impressed by the Season 2 premier! The Awesomes is clever, funny, and original. The characters are compelling enough that ... More  →
We Got to Watch a Sneak Peak of The Awesomes Season 2 on Hulu!

QUIZ: Superhero Day Jobs

By Robert PunchurJuly 30, 2014
There are the billionaires (Batman, Iron Man), the journalists (Superman, Spider man), and the scientists (Hulk, Mister Fantastic).  But then there are tens of other superheroes with much less memorable day jobs. Without cheating, can you match the following heroes with their alias professions? Answer ... More  →
QUIZ: Superhero Day Jobs

How Superman Defeated the KKK

By Robert PunchurJuly 29, 2014
Do you remember when Superman thwarted General Zod? Or when he smashed Metallico? How about when he toppled the domestic terrorist organization known as the Ku Klux Klan? Ironically, the third and most ridiculous sounding battle is the only one that occurred in real life. In ... More  →
How Superman Defeated the KKK

The Wide World of Strange Sports

By Robert PunchurJuly 10, 2014
22 well-trained warriors gather on a grassy field. In the center, a dried animal carcass is stitched and inflated into a sphere. With the sharp blast of a whistle, the men charge as an audience of millions cheer! The World Cup is currently the most popular ... More  →
The Wide World of Strange Sports

Our FAVE Wearable Tech

By Robert PunchurJune 30, 2014
Technology is expanding into fashion! In 2005, the Ipod Shuffle clipped onto clothing and made a fortune despite being terribly unusable. What was important was that the device was wearable! Since then, wearable technology has come a long way. Today, consumers can purchase More  →
Our FAVE Wearable Tech

Introverted Disney Characters

By Robert PunchurJune 25, 2014
Introversion is a major personality trait popularized by analytical psychologist, Carl Jung. It is a label in contrast with extraversion and is used to describe, “inwardly-functioning individuals.” Introverts tend to be reflective, quiet, thoughtful and self-aware. They More  →
Introverted Disney Characters

Inverted Fairy Tale Characters

By Robert PunchurJune 24, 2014
Folklore and fairy tales are responsible for societies’ most influential characters. Mickey Mouse is more globally known than Barrack Obama. And because of their ears, people often confuse the two. Because of their well-known back stories, it is also interesting when someo More  →
Inverted Fairy Tale Characters

Science Explains: How to Spot a Liar

By Robert PunchurMay 16, 2014
The next sentence is true. The previous sentence was a lie. Now put your baffled mind at ease by considering the prior PAIR of sentences FALSE. Mind = blown? Lying can be very confusing but it is an innate part of life. Researchers have found ... More  →
Science Explains: How to Spot a Liar