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IndieBox Delivers Epic Indie Games On A Monthly Basis!

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Earlier, The Inquisitr reported an amazing nerd and geek service called Loot Crate, a monthly subscription in which both nerd and geek alike would get a crate full of goodies of a nerd and geek nature. Now, there is another company providing the same service but with independent games. Introducing IndieBox, a service that provides… Read more »

Space Coast Nerd Fest 2014 Photos: Like A Small Megacon, But Better

Space Coast Nerd Fest 2014 Photos: Like A Small Megacon, But Better

Space Coast Nerd Fest 2014 has just ended, and we’ve taken photos of the main highlights, including the various cosplay costumes people brought from all over the southeast United States. In a related report by The Inquisitr, we previously claimed that Megacon 2014 was not as good as previous years. The lack of organization and… Read more »

Loot Crate Delivers Epic Nerd Goodies On A Monthly Basis! [VIDEO]

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It seems that nerd and geek culture has done two things over the last two decades. First, it became more socially acceptable. Before, enjoying anything of a nerd or geek culture was stereotypical of the Comic Book Guy seen in The Simpsons. That has changed so much that the second thing is that the popularity… Read more »

‘Homestar Runner’ Updates After Three Years

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Homestar Runner, the site that introduced a whole generation to wasting their time on the internet, has finally updated after three years! The irony is it was yesterday, April Fools Day, and it is no joke! According to Tube Filter, Mike and Matt Chapman’s creation was one of the first great web series, scoring millions… Read more »

Patton Oswalt To Guest Star On ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

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Nerds and comic book geeks are rejoicing at the announcement of Patton Oswalt guest starring on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Patton will be joining the cast as Agent Eric Koenig in an upcoming episode. According to an article on Marvel.com, Patton Oswalt received a phone call from his agent about the upcoming role, in which… Read more »

Rocket Cat Wasn’t A 16th Century Cat Meme, It Was A Real Weapon

Rocket Cat Wasn't A 16th Century Cat Meme, It Was A Real Weapon

When the rocket cat was first spotted among 16th century documents perhaps someone suspected it was a prank. After all, rockets are a modern invention, right? But it turns out the rocket cat isn’t a hoax, it was a real weapon advocated in Europe. Written in 1584, Das Feuer Buch (aka The Fire Book) was… Read more »

Richard Dawkins Tweets Risque Poem, Sets Twitter Nerds Abuzz

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Richard Dawkins – evolutionary biologist, outspoken atheist, and all-around serious guy – surprised Twitter Wednesday morning when he tweeted to his 900,000 followers a rather risque poem inspired by genetics and pure libido. Darling let us wean a type Of mixture of us 2. Offer up your genotype & shuffle our codes anew Let me… Read more »

Dwayne Johnson: Green Lantern Or Lex Luthor In Batman VS Superman?

Dwayne Johnson: Green Lantern Or Lex Luthor In Batman VS Superman?

For Dwayne Johnson, Green Lantern rumors have been flying around a lot lately. But could Dwayne Johnson’s Batman vs. Superman role be Lex Luthor? Or maybe The Rock will be helping the Justice League as the black version of the Green Lantern? In a related story by The Inquisitr, Dwayne Johnson’s WWE plans originally included… Read more »

Selfie 2013 Craze Affects Popes, Celebs, Astronauts, And Even Funerals

Selfie 2013 Craze Affects Popes, Celebs, Astronauts, And Even Funerals

The selfie 2013 trend has been infecting popes, celebrities, astronauts, and – disturbingly – now even funerals. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the terms selfie, twerk, and squee were added to the Oxford dictionary in 2013. So all you scrabble players now have full justification in using the newest lingo. Oxford traced the word… Read more »

LEGO People To Rule The World By 2019

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LEGO people could rule the world by 2019. That’s right. It won’t be robots, aliens, or zombies. Little tiny plastic figurines produced by LEGO since 1978 will supposedly outnumber actual human beings by the year 2019. At least that is the findings of one physics graduate student from Massachusetts who publishes the popular online comic… Read more »

Takashi Yanase Dead: Anpanman Creator Dies From Cancer Fight

Takashi Yanase Dead: Anpanman Creator Dies From Cancer Fight

With Takashi Yanase dead, Japan is remember the creator of Anpanman, one of their most beloved cartoon characters. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the death of Tom Clancy shocked many since he was still relatively young. On the other hand, Takashi Yanase’s death only came after living a long, fruitful life, reaching the age… Read more »

Real Lightsaber For Sale? History Of Replica Star Wars Weapon

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A Real lightsaber for sale? The possibility of a real lightsaber has captured the popular imagination since the release of the Star Wars movies in 1977 and now, apparently, that possibility has moved that little bit closer to reality. As recently reported by The Inquisitr, news of a real lightsaber has taken an even more… Read more »

‘The Dark Knight Legacy’ Fan Film Hits YouTube [Video]

'The Dark Knight Legacy' fan film hits YouTube

“The Dark Knight Legacy” is one of the latest fan films to hit YouTube, and apparently picks up where The Dark Knight Rises left off. At the end of The Dark Knight Rises, we were left with the question of how the movie could tie in with the upcoming Justice League film, or if it… Read more »