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5 Really Weird Video Game Commercials

By Steven RomanoMay 29, 2014
The video game market can be an unforgivably competitive place, meaning one has to pull out all the stops in order to stand above the riffraff. That’s why the savvy advertising agency knows if the consumer limelight is what you’re desperate for, then you’ve got ... More  →
5 Really Weird Video Game Commercials

The Best Fake Movies Within Movies

By Steven RomanoMay 28, 2014
Sometimes the most entertaining part of a movie is when we get a sneak peak inside the type of movie that movie's world would make. DID WE LOSE YOU? We're talking about movies within movies. And here's a list of our faves! ... More  →
The Best Fake Movies Within Movies

5 Awesome Pieces of DIY Superhero Gear

By Steven RomanoMay 27, 2014
Geeks everywhere—ourselves included—are celebrating this Friday’s premiere of X-Men: Days of Future Past in their own way... which mostly entails binge watching DVDs of the ‘90s X-Men cartoon. YouTube user ColinFurze, on the other hand, showed his infectious enthusiasm by constructing a pair of fully ... More  →
5 Awesome Pieces of DIY Superhero Gear

JJ Abrams Wants YOU to Be in Star Wars Episode VII!

By Steven RomanoMay 21, 2014
News and set photos surrounding the production of Star Wars: Episode VII have been trickling in at a pretty steady clip as of late, serving only to whet our appetites for the ambitious next installment. Today, the official Star Wars YouTube page posted a quick ... More  →
JJ Abrams Wants YOU to Be in Star Wars Episode VII!

8 Animals That Recently Went Extinct

By Steven RomanoMay 6, 2014
We've come a long way since the days of the dodo and the thylacine, but despite our better understanding and enacting laws to protect endangered species, careless hunting and habitat loss continue to claim animals at an alarming rate. In fact, some extinctions are more recen More  →
8 Animals That Recently Went Extinct

Celebrate 75 Years of Batman With These Graphic Novels

By Steven RomanoMay 1, 2014
75 years ago, within the pages of a humble publication called Detective Comics, one of popular culture's greatest super heroes made his debut: The one and only Batman! For over seven decades, the Caped Crusader has been defending the streets of Gotham City and exciting the i More  →
Celebrate 75 Years of Batman With These Graphic Novels

5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

By Steven RomanoMay 1, 2014
It truly is remarkable how similar we are to animals: We’re gregarious, express a range of emotions, and, above all, have the capacity to be unrepentant jerks. Hey, we had to get our bad behavior from somewhere on the evolutionary tree, and these five videos ... More  →
5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

How Video Game Norms Would Work in Reality

By Steven RomanoApril 22, 2014
We’re all, relatively speaking, rationally minded adults that know the scenarios and in-world physics of video games are pure make-believe, flouting science and all that. Still, there’s never been a time where we haven’t stared dreamily out our windows and wondered: Wh More  →
How Video Game Norms Would Work in Reality

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
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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