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The Scariest Drugs in Sci-Fi

By Tim ButcherOctober 15, 2014
There are a lot of drugs in sci-fi. And they're usually pretty scary. From weird, technologically supercharged hallucinogens to mass produced brainwashing pills, the genre's is full of substances that it's safe to say we'd be horrified to discover had been mixed into our brownie. ... More  →
The Scariest Drugs in Sci-Fi

The Most Ludicrous World Records Ever!

By Tim ButcherSeptember 16, 2014
Humans are capable of some truly amazing things. Feats of physical endurance. Acts of extreme bravery. Truly stunning artistic endeavors. Then again, we’re also capable of doing some pretty ridiculous stuff too. Stuff so ridiculous, in fact, that it outdoes all the ridiculous stuff that ... More  →
The Most Ludicrous World Records Ever!

Famous Superhero Deaths... And Whether They Made Any Difference

By Tim ButcherSeptember 15, 2014
If there's one thing that comic book publishers like doing, it's killing characters. Nothing moves a few issues like a big death event! Then again, if there's another thing they like doing, it's bringing characters back to life. It can sometimes leave a fan feeling ... More  →
Famous Superhero Deaths... And Whether They Made Any Difference

Our Favourite Older Versions of Heroes

By Tim ButcherAugust 20, 2014
As the continuing popularity of “geri-actioner” movies like The Expendables 3 attests, there’s something inherently appealing about seeing old people cast as heroes. Perhaps it’s the way they inspire us by showing that age is no impediment to being courageous. Perhaps it’s the way they ... More  →
Our Favourite Older Versions of Heroes

Household Items That Will Prepare You For the Zombie Apocalypse

By Tim ButcherAugust 18, 2014
Just because there haven’t been any good zombie movies out in the last few months doesn’t mean you can start to get lazy. As any self-respecting nerd knows, you should always be making preparations for the zombie apocalypse. It could be something as simple as ... More  →
Household Items That Will Prepare You For the Zombie Apocalypse

Everyday Objects That Could Turn on You Any Minute

By Tim ButcherAugust 11, 2014
Last week a 13-year-old girl from North Texas got a rude awakening when her Samsung phone overheated underneath her pillow and almost set her bed on fire. And although Samsung have promised to replace the phone, the pillow and the mattress (thank God!), it’s safe ... More  →
Everyday Objects That Could Turn on You Any Minute
Recreational Activities You Need to Have a Death Wish to Do

Recreational Activities You Need to Have a Death Wish to Do

By Tim ButcherJuly 31, 2014
One thing the nerd community isn’t best known for is its fondness for sport. But can anyone blame us? The world of sport is dangerous! It's physically demanding, psychologically stressful–some of the worst ones even involve the risk of death! Seriously–check out this list of ... More  →
The Most Amazing POV Videos on the Internet

The Most Amazing POV Videos on the Internet

By Tim ButcherJuly 16, 2014
We don’t know anybody who doesn’t like a good POV video. Maybe it’s the way they put you straight into the action­—as if you’re seeing it unfold with your own eyes. Maybe it’s the way they give filmmakers the opportunity to come up with all ... More  →

The Craziest Stunts Used to Promote Movies

By Tim ButcherJuly 8, 2014
If you were in Phoenix last Thursday and in need of a ride, you had the chance to get picked up by none other than Optimus Prime himself. The ride sharing service Uber got their hands on the articulated truck used in Transformers: Age of Extinction ... More  →
The Craziest Stunts Used to Promote Movies