How Will You Celebrate The Pi Day Of The Century?

Happy Pi Day! How are you celebrating the transcendental, irrational mathematical constant central derived from circles on 3/14/15 at 9:26:53? For me, it's going to be giggling over physicists engaging in an epic chalk battle, and devouring an apple-ginger pie. » 3/14/15 12:14pm 3/14/15 12:14pm

Outlander's Never-Ending Yule Log Is A Goddamn Christmas Miracle

Do you like fire, two dogs, Bear McCreary's music, and thinking about the cast of Outlander naked? Well prepare yourself because Starz has just crafted a Christmas miracle in a never-ending Outlander yule log. It's so great. » 12/15/14 8:30am 12/15/14 8:30am

A Freeze-Dried, Irradiated And Thermostabilized Thanksgiving Dinner

Astronauts on the space station get holiday feast, although the adjectives are less "juicy" and more "irradiated." The menu is irradiated smoked turkey, thermostabilized candied yams, freeze-dried green beans, mushrooms, and cornbread dressing, and a thermostabilized cherry-blueberry cobbler for dessert. » 11/27/14 6:40pm 11/27/14 6:40pm

Celebrating Coffee All The Way Into Space

It's National Coffee Day in the United States, a non-holiday made far more entertaining by its celebration in low-Earth orbit by our astronauts on the International Space Station. » 9/29/14 6:21pm 9/29/14 6:21pm

President Obama Totally Commits To Where The Wild Things Are Reading

President Obama goes full monster face while reading Where The Wild Things Are to a group of children during the annual White House Egg Roll. Wonderful. » 4/21/14 2:00pm 4/21/14 2:00pm

Star Wars/A Christmas Story Droid leg lamp is a Major Award

A Christmas Story may have lost its Flash Gordon scene, but that doesn't mean when can't inject a little scifi spirit into the holiday classic. That's what Gordon Tarpley has done with his clever Star Wars/A Christmas Story mashup, tearing apart C-3PO and R2-D2 and reassembling them as the Old Man's winning leg lamp. » 12/23/12 8:30am 12/23/12 8:30am

The Cartoon Martha Stewart Guide to a Merry Cthulhumas

How do you bring a little Lovecraft into your holiday? You can sing Eldritch Christmas carols or decorate your tree with tentacles or put a Santa Cthulhu up on the shelf. Or you could go all out with Cthulhumas party, filled with undead party guests, Junji Ito's Enigma of Amigara Fault-inspired sweets, and the… » 12/23/12 7:00am 12/23/12 7:00am

Amazing Last-Minute Gifts That You Can Buy Or Make Right Now

Still haven't finished your Holiday shopping list? Here is a list of items you can purchase online right here, in the stores of make in your home right now. Don't get deflated by "sold out" signs, this is a list of goodies we promise will please your geekiest loved ones. » 12/21/12 1:38pm 12/21/12 1:38pm

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

Sweet Calvin & Hobbes tribute recreates Calvin's deranged snowman…

For many of us, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper strip was a gateway drug to comics and fantasy pop culture in general. And there was nothing greater than all of Calvin's twisted snowman torture scenes. This video Christmas card plays homage to each of Calvin's snowpocalypses. Do you remember them all? » 12/16/11 5:00pm 12/16/11 5:00pm

Use Math to Cheat People out of Holiday Treats!

It's the skeeball prize wall of adulthood – a jar filled with candy, coins, or some other tiny trinket. A person at the front of the room compels you to guess the amount in the jar for free, or for a small donation to charity. » 12/16/11 1:33pm 12/16/11 1:33pm

Austria's Krampus Parade celebrates Santa's child-eating monster

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a parade? What I mean is, a parade honoring Santa's long-tongued beast buddy who gobbles up all the really bad children? » 12/14/11 9:30am 12/14/11 9:30am

The Weirdest Gift Ideas On The Internet

What do you get the person who has everything? Something insanely freaky. We have scoured the internet for the most insane gifts to give your friends who are impossible to find presents for. And what we found was simply amazing. » 12/06/11 4:40pm 12/06/11 4:40pm

Arthur Christmas sullies the House of Claus, but will make you a…

Arthur Christmas may look like your generic store-bought egg nog holiday treat. But this coming-of-age Santa Claus feature humanizes the people of the North Pole by turning them into the fallen heroes and not-so-perfect parents from our past. It will make you laugh then make you cry. » 11/25/11 2:46pm 11/25/11 2:46pm

Movie Meals Straight Out Of The 7th Circle Of Culinary Hell

Last year we brought you the expert's guide to serving man on the day of thanks! This year, we've rounded up the most disgusting meals from television and TV to curb your appetite while you gorge. Bon appétit! » 11/24/11 1:30pm 11/24/11 1:30pm

5 clips from Arthur Christmas will awaken your cold, black heart

Believe it or not, the latest addition to the Christmas movie genre, Arthur Christmas, is kind of fun. When we caught a sneak peek, we were impressed with how this Aardman Animations film plays with the mythology of Santa Claus, and turned the reign of Claus into into a bit of a monarchy. » 11/08/11 10:40am 11/08/11 10:40am

New Arthur Christmas footage stuffed our stockings with off-kilter…

We weren't terribly sure what to make of the holiday movie Arthur Christmas with its impressive list of UK talent and giant Santa space ship.. But once we saw more of it, we found ourselves won over, thanks to a strong dose of clever grown-up humor. » 10/05/11 2:31pm 10/05/11 2:31pm