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The 15 Most Tragic Deaths in Comics

By Steven RomanoApril 18, 2014
Unless you haven’t already heard the hubbub, Riverdale’s red-haired golden boy, Archie Andrews, will be biting the big one this July in Life with Archie #36. Though news of Archie flying off to the soda shop in the sky is stunning, it’s definitely not the first time a More  →
The 15 Most Tragic Deaths in Comics

5 Unsuccessful Prototypes of Everyday Technology

By Steven RomanoApril 15, 2014
The iPad, cellphones, televisions with built-in Internet access... these devices and more wouldn't even exist without the foundation laid down by their prototypical forebears who weren't quite up to market snuff. Read on for our look back at five unsuccessful prototypes that paved the way ... More  →
5 Unsuccessful Prototypes of Everyday Technology

6 Times the World Came Close to Annihilation

By Steven RomanoApril 9, 2014
Remember that one kid in school who always ended up getting hurt, no matter how hard he tried staying out of harm's way? Well, Earth is like that danger-prone little boy, having endured one mishap after the next, yet dusting itself off with a renewed sense of purpose. What d More  →
6 Times the World Came Close to Annihilation

Evil Objects That Could Be Used for Good

By Steven RomanoApril 3, 2014
Where would science and fantasy fiction be without those objects of extreme evil—whether they be world-shattering space stations or malevolent pieces of jewelry—that give our heroes’ all sorts of grief? Powerful and seemingly indestructible, it really isn’t any wonde More  →
Evil Objects That Could Be Used for Good

Our Spring Must-Read Marvel Titles List

By Steven RomanoApril 2, 2014
Look sharp, Marvel Comics fans! There’s plenty to look forward to this April and beyond as the publisher comes roaring in with a torrent of must-read titles. From the triumphant return of femme fatale Elektra to this summer’s company-wide crossover event, Original Sin, p More  →
Our Spring Must-Read Marvel Titles List

5 Useless Robots Built for Simple Tasks

By Steven RomanoMarch 26, 2014
Rule number one of making a robot: Don't add weapons!. Rule number two: it must serve some kind of practical purpose in society. Building cars? You’re on the money. Exploring the surface of far-off planets? This guy knows what we're talking about. Playing rock-paper-scissors? Heck ... More  →
5 Useless Robots Built for Simple Tasks

The 10 Strangest Snack Food Combos From Japan

By Steven RomanoMarch 19, 2014
The MindHut is far from being a stranger to the one-of-a-kind weirdness that oozes from Japanese popular culture like snots from Godzilla's runny nose. Having already showcased the nation's craziest commercials and sampled their confounding confections, we continue this salu More  →
The 10 Strangest Snack Food Combos From Japan

The 7 Geekiest Ways To Hurt Yourself

By Steven RomanoMarch 14, 2014
Whether it’s a genetic trait or simply the cruel hand of fate messing with us, geeks have an uncanny penchant for inflicting injury upon themselves and their own kind. But the more we think about it, living a lifestyle centered around emulating dangerous fantasy situations More  →
The 7 Geekiest Ways To Hurt Yourself

The CW Reveals Grant Gustin's Full Flash Costume

By Steven RomanoMarch 11, 2014
For quite some time now we've been hearing plenty of hubbub about Warner Bros. Television and The CW's highly anticipated live action adaptation of the DC Universe's own "Scarlet Speedster," The Flash. And it wasn't long ago that we got our first glimpse of what's ... More  →
The CW Reveals Grant Gustin's Full Flash Costume

The Top 7 Most Terrifying Muppets

By Steven RomanoMarch 11, 2014
You'd have to be a soulless demon from the nether regions of the darkest abyss to not be a fan of the Muppets or the release of their latest movie, Muppets Most Wanted (which is just around the corner, by the way). Endearingly zany and off-the-wall, it's hard not to smile More  →
The Top 7 Most Terrifying Muppets
About the Author
Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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