Can You Dance Like a T. Rex?

The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History is adding a T. rex to their collections, and to celebrate it, they've had Ray Troll and The Ratfish Wranglers record a song that they're calling "National Rex." What they need is a dance that goes along with it - a T. Rex Two-Step, if you will. » 4/08/14 8:32pm 4/08/14 8:32pm

Caption this comic for a chance to win a copy of Vader's Little Princess

In Darth Vader and Son, cartoonist Jeffrey Brown asked the question, "What if Darth Vader raised Luke Skywalker?" Now he's giving Leia the same treatment with Vader's Little Princess. Want to get your hands the book for free? Write a caption for this Vader/Leia moment for a chance to win a copy. » 4/06/13 9:30am 4/06/13 9:30am

Turn Yourself into a Zombie with Dead Yourself, The Walking Dead Photo…

As you can probably tell from the image above, The Walking Dead Dead Yourself photo app is truly a thing of beauty. With little-to-no physical effort on your part, you can transform your face (or the grinning visage of a loved one) into a putrid, oozing, undead nightmare — doesn't that sound like fun? » 1/29/13 8:59am 1/29/13 8:59am

Win a super deluxe re-issue of Rush album 2112, plus a 2112 comic!

It's 21/12 today, and to celebrate we're giving away five copies of the new ultra-mega deluxe re-issue of Rush's classic prog-scifi album 2112. OK, so maybe you didn't spend your teenage years reading tattered Robert Silverberg novels while listening moodily to Rush albums, but some of us did — and for good reason.… » 12/21/12 11:28am 12/21/12 11:28am

Win The Most Awesome Wheel of Time Swag Ever

If you're a fan of the intensely epic Wheel of Time series, we've got a special treat for you to celebrate the fourteenth and final book in the series, A Memory of Light. Later today, we're going to be giving away five backpacks emblazoned with a logo that will tell the world that Robert Jordan is your homie — and… » 8/15/12 7:20am 8/15/12 7:20am

Win a copy of the 50th Anniversary Edition of A Wrinkle In Time (and an…

Today at roughly 2:30 PM Pacific Time, we will be giving away 11 copies of the newly-released 50th Anniversary Edition of Madeleine L'Engle young adult SF classic, A Wrinkle in Time, plus one iPad 2, on Twitter. If you loved this book as a kid, or know kids who would love it now, you'll definitely want a copy of this… » 1/30/12 1:50pm 1/30/12 1:50pm

Reminder: Caption our exclusive Falling Skies season two image, and you…

There's still one day left to come up with a totally awesome caption for our exclusive photo from Falling Skies season two. Just click that link and add your caption in the comments, and you'll have a shot at seeing the war against the alien invaders up close and personal! (Don't post your captions here — we probably… » 12/21/11 7:30am 12/21/11 7:30am

What do androids dream on a sunny afternoon at the Roburbia Cafe?

Adam Levermore, the man behind those awesome Battlestar Galactica propaganda posters and Firefly travel posters, is back with a new series of posters and cards about robots living in suburbia. Called Roburbia, the series just launched — we've got some of Levermore's favorite images, along with some of his other cool… » 11/17/11 3:40pm 11/17/11 3:40pm

Here's the winner of our fake monster contest!

To celebrate the end of Cryptid Summer, we held a quick contest to see which of you could create the best fake monster picture. After all, cryptid hunting is about awesome fakery as often as it is about finding a genuinely new species. All your entries were awesome (here you can see round one and round two of the… » 8/19/11 11:15am 8/19/11 11:15am

Win Some Wireless, Waterproof Speakers With Which To Practice…

A.k.a., singing in the shower. All you have to do to win this wireless, waterproof speaker system that transmits audio from your mp3 player directly to your tub is head down below, take a simple one-question survey, then email your answer to surveys@gawker.com with "Waterproof Speaker Contest" as the subject line. » 7/12/11 1:00pm 7/12/11 1:00pm