The Most Surreal Holiday Cards Ever Printed

Think your holiday season has been bizarre? You haven't seen anything. Back in the olden days, holiday cards and imagery got straight-up surreal. Including frogs stabbing each other for Christmas, and some snowfights turned really ugly. Here are the weirdest Christmas and New Years' cards of the 19th and 20th… » 12/29/14 3:00pm 12/29/14 3:00pm

Psychic test cards were actually invented to make psychic tests easier

Earlier this week we did a post on survivorship bias, and how it could trick people into believing in psychic ability. It turns out that the most famous test of psychic ability was made expressly to allow for this kind of bias. » 11/10/13 8:00am 11/10/13 8:00am

Stunning artwork from the Dune collectible card game

In 1997, Last Unicorn Games released Dune: Eye of the Storm, the first installment of a Dune collectible card game. These paintings for the game, by artist Mark Zug, offer a gorgeous return to Frank Herbert's world. » 5/25/13 1:00pm 5/25/13 1:00pm

Salacious Crumb dons his ugliest sweater for the Star Wars holiday cards

It's hard to mention Star Wars and the holidays in the same breath without reliving the horrors of Life Day, but PJ McQuade's witty cards are almost enough to cleanse Wookiee winter rituals from our brains. Now we just imagine Bossk's sleigh pulled by eight tiny tauntauns. » 12/08/12 9:00am 12/08/12 9:00am

A gruesomely excellent deck of cards for Halloween

Feast your eyes on Póstumo, aka "The Deck of the Dead." This grisly twist on your traditional 52-card deck is the damn-fine work of Obsidian Abnormal and Darren J. Gendron (the same duo that brings you Hello With Cheese), and it is nothing if not inspired. » 10/31/12 7:44am 10/31/12 7:44am

Geeky Save-the-Date cards for couples joining their lives in fandom

Do you take your significant other, for better taste or worse, in Doctor Who reruns and marathon Portal sessions? Do you pledge to re-read Harry Potter together and listen to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio plays on long car trips? Then you might want to send out these beautiful save-the-date cards. » 5/26/12 2:30pm 5/26/12 2:30pm

Pikachu trading card cosplay electrifies our hearts

Going a step up from the typical Pokemon cosplay, Don Schwabs created this clever Pikachu trading card costume, which he recently showed off at Melbourne's Supanova Pop Cultcha Expo. Get enough of these costumes together, and you could play through a live-action version of the card game. [Albotas via Fashionably Geek] » 4/22/12 3:45pm 4/22/12 3:45pm

Rarest and Most Expensive Garbage Pail Kids Cards Ever Made!

Your old Garbage Pail Kids cards could be worth an easy $4,000, thanks to runaway 1980s nostalgia. We recently spotted a Garbage Pail Kids card selling for a monstrous sum over at eBay. » 4/04/12 3:05pm 4/04/12 3:05pm

The Year's Very Best Geeky Holiday Cards

Forget the boring old holiday greeting cards this year, and opt for something a bit more out of this world. We've collected the best science fiction and fantasy-themed holiday cards for 2011, including Doctor Who gags and Game of Thrones direwolf pups! » 12/13/11 1:00pm 12/13/11 1:00pm

Weirdest and Most Inventive Holiday Greetings of the Season

2010 has set the bar pretty high for holiday-themed art. And now it's our turn to share that joy with you. Here's a collection of the best and the freakiest holiday cards, prints and illustrations. From stuffed Rudolph to Bigfoot. » 12/23/10 1:03pm 12/23/10 1:03pm

The Many Faces Of John Connor's Terminator Foes

New Terminator Salvation trading cards showcase a handful of the killer-machine faces that haunt the minds of the resistance fighters of 2018. And there are a few new stills from the movie itself. » 4/07/09 8:00am 4/07/09 8:00am

Wolverine Gets Spicy With Ragin' Cajun

Just when you thought you'd heard all the spoilers from the new Wolverine movie, now we find out that Gambit will be joining the cast as well. Taylor Kitsch (yeah, we don't know him either) will be playing the charged-up, card-slinging, cajun-mouthed mutant, and he looks a bit like a young Sawyer from Lost. At this… » 2/19/08 10:20am 2/19/08 10:20am

Number Six Uses Her Body to Rescue Kittens

Tricia Helfer, the human side of Cylon Number Six, is doing a charity event for kitten rescue by auctioning off an uncut sheet of Battlestar Galactica cards that have been signed by just about every actor to appear on the show. In fact, it wouldn't be surprising if some random background character had signed one of… » 1/10/08 9:40am 1/10/08 9:40am