James Sperring

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The Science of What Makes an Introvert and an Extrovert

Do you like to make small talk? Do you prefer one-to-one conversations or group activities? These questions and many others often show up in …

DC forbids Batwoman's gay marriage, creative team leaves [Updated!]

J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman have announced they'll be leaving as the editorial team on <i>Batwoman</i>, citing DC's editorial interference and in …

LGBTQI

Scifi and fantasy ladies pose as Rosie the Riveter for Labor Day

Labor Day isn't just an excuse to barbecue or squeeze in one last trip to the beach; it's also the day we remember the contributions of workers to …

Cover Art

First blurry image of Hobbit's Beorn in human form shows his wild hair

It's extremely low-resolution, but this image gives us a rough idea of what <i>The Desolation of Smaug</i>'s skin-changing Beorn will look like in his human …

The Hobbit

The Anti-Drug PSA The "Curious Alice" Makes Drugs Look Great

This video really is a wonderful psychedelic trip through Wonderland.

Felicia Day Issues a Geek Call to Arms

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 08.10.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Felicia Day …

The 15 most hated bands of the last 30 years

<b>Dave Matthews (AP/Robb Cohen)</b><p>Perhaps the only time you’ll see Limp Bizkit, Lana Del Rey and Insane Clown Posse on the same list<p>Prachi Gupta<p>August 10, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>In order for something to be hated, it must first be loved; that love is what gives the hatred its roots. There will always be those …

Here's Why Professional Gaming Is Just As Cool As Other Sports

Professional gaming has become a huge phenomena over the last few years.<p>What was originally an industry focused around StarCraft competitions in South Korea has blossomed into an international series of leagues and tournaments that allow gamers to earn real money playing the games they love.<p>But …

A Psychopath Expert's View On Dexter

Also, just like most psychopaths, Dexter is incredibly charming and a master of concealment. Think of all those serial killers who manage to kill over and over, undetected.<p>Not all psychopaths are as intelligent as Dexter, though. A psychopath with violent tendencies, a poor upbringing and limited …

Pixar's Good Dinosaur is an alt-history where the asteroid never hit

Ever since we spied early concept art of a little boy palling around with a dinosaur, we've been curious how Pixar was going to spin its new movie <i>The</i> …

The Disney Characters You Never Saw

Disney movies are full of beloved characters, from the famous Princesses to the swashbuckling heroes. But what about the Disney characters that never …

The History of Doctor Who as a Tube Map, with a Line for Each Doctor

Crispian Jago represents the Doctor's multi-threaded history as a Tube map, with one transit line for each of the eleven doctors, and the various …

This new UFO snapshot will make a believer out of you

C'mon, people, how can you refuse to believe when the Platonic form of a flying saucer visits a busy Chicago neighborhood in the middle of the day? …