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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 3:40pm11/27/14 3:40pm

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 8:30am12/23/12 8:30am

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

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 5:00pm12/16/11 5:00pm