Parag Patel

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15 Sexy Roleplays for Nerdy Couples

Nerdy couples can sometimes share some of their favorite fandoms, but maybe, with a few clever roleplays, they can share more than just that. There …

RPGs

Interview with 'Floaters' Creator Jeremy Solterbeck

Space: the Final Frontier. Or... is it? While space travel has consistently been depicted in science fiction and popular culture as an exclusivity …

The Nice List of Christmas Movies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for holiday movies. Whether you are trying to make your way back over to Santa's nice list or attempting to …

Pop Culture

Best Cannabis Strains for Relaxing

Trying to relax or overcome any kind of stress–like anxiety, depression or pain– can be a monumental challenge for some, but if you toke up a little …

Grammy Nominations Snubs & Shockers: Kanye West Is Not Going to Be Happy

2016: The year that Justin Bieber is more musically respected than Kanye West. While Adele and Beyoncé celebrate their big noms, let's rage at the …

Annual Krampus Run In Austria Ahead of Christmas: Pictures

BMW 5 Series won't be huge sales success, according to experts

At the moment, investors and market strategists suggest that BMW may have a rough go of it, profit-wise, in 2017, despite the influx of new models. …

Soundwave or Die Tryin'

Like many celebrities, <b>Soundwave's origins are humble.</b> Japanese toy company Takara had a line of robots called Diaclone, picked up and reimagined by …

Comic Books

History of The World Erotic Art Museum

In 2005, the World Erotic Art Museum was introduced to Miami, Florida. WEAM, as it is referred to, is located in the heart of South Beach, the art …

Art

Best Workplace TV Shows of the 1990s

Welcome to the 90s. You are now somewhere between rotary phones, the Walkman and the invention of all things “i”. For the majority of this decade we …

TV

What It's Like To Be A: Producer

Ostensibly, I produce movies for a living. Several movies I had a hand in producing have been nominated for Academy Awards, including a win for Best …

Harvey Weinstein

Get Out of Bed

Ideally, the only reason why a healthy person should take to their bed is because what he or she has in mind cannot comfortably be undertaken by …

Sleep

The Mantra of Making

Funny how a random conversation with a fellow knitter turned into a comparison of the unexpected similarities between the mechanics of knitting in …

Meditation

Best Sci-Fi Movie Soundtracks

While music in cinema is new in comparison to the age-old practice of music composition, the process of composing movie soundtracks isn't much …

Swapping the California Grape for Weed

Towering redwood trees, once a sign of unique California coastal beauty, have taken on a new symbolism in the world of marijuana commerce. Where the …

Cannabis

The Greatest Animated Films About Space Travel

With the many beautiful films about space that have awed us recently - <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Interstellar</i>, and <i>The Martian</i> all come to mind - it’s easy to forget the …

The Best Fandom Culture Podcasts

The online world of geek podcasting is pretty vast and filled with just about any niche you can think of. However, the one downside - especially for …

Craziest Cannabis World Records

Of the thousands upon thousands of people that strive to set world records each year, only a handful succeed. From the world's largest ball of yarn …

Cannabis

History of Drugs in Soap Operas

Soap operas and drugs have more in common than most people would imagine. For one thing, they both can be addictive and have equal viewers to users. …

Drug Addiction

Wacky Sex Toy of the Week: Mike's Spikes

Wacky Sex Toy of the Week is back again, loyal readers, and this week we’ve got a Sarlacc-esque surprise for you. Ready? Feast your eyes on ‘Mike’s …

Puppies

Super Delicious Vegan Sandwiches for Fall

Back in college, my BFF Karen’s then-boyfriend, now husband Eric was part of a Sandwich Club. It had only two members: Eric, and his friend Brian. I …

Cooking

Most Binge-Worthy Fantasy Webcomics (And They're Safe for Work, Too)

There’s a slew of superb fantasy webcomics to choose from these days, but some of them could get you fired (think <i>Oglaf</i>, one of the most notoriously …

Comics

Physicists discover a weird new form of matter

A team of physicists has discovered an unusual form of matter—not a conventional metal, insulator, or magnet, for example, but something entirely …

Space (Part II - Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle)

In my last article, I discussed William Gibson's cyberpunk classic <i>Neuromancer</i> as a key text in the convergence between science fiction and …

Top Stoner Movies

Have you ever sat down with friends, your significant other, or just by yourself, to pick something to watch on TV? More to the point, have you ever …

Cannabis

How to Identify Bad or Old Weed

How do you identify bad or old weed?—a riddle as old as the hobby itself. Nobody wants to light up with adulterated cannabis, and, with these helpful …

Cannabis

What Your Favorite Stars Wars Characters Eat for Breakfast

<i>Star Wars</i> is known for being groundbreaking and innovative in many, many ways, but I think it’s safe to say that delicious intergalactic cuisine is …

The Best Mobile Augmented Reality Apps

While the hysteria that is Pokémon GO only began a few short months ago, it’s trending power has significantly lessened since then. While still more …

Augmented Reality