Ethan Swanson, the lunatic making this ridiculous roof jump, is a professional stunt man, so he sees life differently than the rest of us. Where normal humans see buildings and houses and stairs, Swanson sees a playground. This jump, which starts from the top of a building and ends on stairs, is just epic. »
Marvel released a prelude/comic tie-in for Guardians of the Galaxy in what I assume is an attempt to introduce people to these new characters. It might possibly have led to some more confusion. Maybe spoilers? It's some plot points for the movie, and some old plots from comics. »
A couple of weeks ago I started and finished the first book in Deborah Harkness' All Souls trilogy of modern-ish witchery and other supernatural shenanigans, A Discovery of Witches. At the time I wrote a discussion post, I wasn't sure if I wanted to finish the series because I had some ambivalence about certain… »
I've embedded the trailer*, but the full 21 minute prelude to the feature length film about the first major Federation/Klingon war, staring Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, Michael Hogan, Richard Hatch, J.G. Hertzler, Gary Graham & Alec Peters is now available on Kickstarter. If you like Star Trek you should watch it. »
Friend's ex took his computer and thousands of dollars worth of stuff hostage when they broke up. She's changed his password to both Facebook and Gmail (after sending out really damaging messages to really important people). He's had no luck following the standard help form for Gmail, and calling the hotline asked… »
Welcome everybody to something I may try out later on.
As you know, I did a small post about hype a few weeks ago, and I want now to touch up on things that I still don't understand why they have so much hype for.
This time, Sharknado.
So,tonight the Syfy channel will air their new D movie Sharknado 2: The Second One,and… »
What won't teens do for a bit of excitement? If they're not overdosing on Jenkem or bubbling their way to a fever bordering on frenzy while at an after-school rainbow party, they're setting fire to themselves for the world to see. Way to go, teens of the world! We salute you! (Actually, we're quite concerned. Could… »
Let's not mince words here. Guardians of the Galaxy is awesome, hilarious, super fun, and you should go see it. »
Our trip down memory lane continues on the planet Sextillion. Of the adult content provided thus far by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Saga #4 pushes the envelope clear off the table. Prepare to be disturbed. (Spoilers ensue.) »
The Florida Museum of Natural History has a neat tool available on their website: an interactive map of every single (reported) shark attack, worldwide, since 1580. (There aren't nearly as many as you might think!) »
You would think that chocolate is universal. Something that is everywhere, that everyone can enjoy. It's not. There are people who have never tried it, even the farmers who break their backs to harvest cocoa beans for a few cents in the Ivory Coast. Watch their faces light up when they eat it for the first time. »
Wizard World Comic-con is coming to San Antonio for the first time this summer (cue the sound of thousands of nerds rejoicing)! The local alt-newspaper San Antonio Current has been on board from the beginning with convention season features, like one about anime convention San Japan and another about local cosplayers. »
You eventually tune it out, but the constant whir of a desktop computer's cooling fans can take a toll on your psyche. It's like a buzzing mosquito that never strikes, and never stops. So the folks at a German company called Silent Power have created a compact desktop PC that trades noisy fans for a block of exposed… »