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The Who Loo: TARDIS Toilet On Cycle Path

The Who Loo TARDIS toilet is a cafe's nod to the show Doctor Who

She’s known on sight the world over. The TARDIS shows up everywhere, proving that the 50-year-old icon still has what it takes to thrill and excite the fans. With or without her Time Lord. She’s found all over the U.K., of course, in gardens and on street corners. Now, at a South Gloucestershire railside stop… Read more »

The Most Valuable Superman Comic Book Ever Is For Sale On Ebay

With a CGC rating of 9.0 with white pages, Adams' copy of Action Comics #1 is considered the most pristine in existence

The finest known copy of Action Comics #1, the issue that features the first appearance of Superman, is up for sale on eBay, and the top bid for the one-of-a-kind piece is already close to $2 million. Billed as “The Holy Grail of Comics,” this particular copy of Action Comics #1 carries a CGC (Certified… Read more »

Comic-Con Death Match! San Diego VS Salt Lake City!

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It’s the battle of the Comic-Cons, and it could be to the death! A current legal battle between the Geek Behemoth that is the San Diego Comic-Con and the sparky little con that could, Salt Lake City Comic Con (note the lack of hyphen), could have legal ramifications for all cons from coast to coast…. Read more »

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Comic Crossover

Star Trek & Planet of the Apes Comic Set In Original Forms For Both

A comic that crosses the original series Star Trek with the original movie Planet of the Apes? Jim Kirk teams up with astronaut George Taylor to fight Klingons AND those dirty apes? Welcome back sixties’ sci-fi! IDW Publishing and Boom! Studios announced this exciting Star Trek crossover at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday with a press… Read more »

‘Star Trek’ Fan Boards Starship Enterprise After 3 Years And $500,000

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Star Trek fans are willing to spend loads of cash to purchase memorabilia and collector’s items, and this New Yorker has gone beyond just spending for his obsession. Anthony Sforza, 48, has been amassing memorabilia from Star Trek since the 1980s. He has collected more than 300 items including costumes, props, and figures. He has… Read more »

Sailor Moon: The Best Five Moments

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Sailor Moon – which, let’s face it, was the best thing about everyone’s childhood – marked two decades since premiering last summer. The anime cartoon, which has inspired at least 30 stage musicals, follows middle schooler Usagi Tsukino (or Serena, depending on translation) who learns from a magical black cat that she is Sailor Moon,… Read more »

Ikea Turns On Internet Fanbase, C&Ds IkeaHackers

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If you’re a big fan of Ikea, you’re probably familiar with the practice of “Ikea hacks,” or even the site IkeaHackers — which has probably driven a decent share of sales to the high-profile retailer. IkeaHackers has been hacking Ikea furniture to make some interesting, inventive, and inexpensive new things for eight years. But now,… Read more »

‘Flappy Bird’ Knockoffs Proliferate Even As Creator Fights Back

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Gears Studio, the company owned by Flappy Bird creator Nguyen Ha Dong, has begun hunting down clones of the game in order to protect the developer’s intellectual property this week, coincidentally beginning their legal battle just as a clone of the game called Feisty Chicken was released to promote Netflix’s hit series Orange is the… Read more »

$35 Million ‘Star Trek’ Themed Mansion For Sale

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A one-of-a-kind mansion has hit the market in Boca Raton, Florida, and for Star Trek fans, its a dream come true. The $35 million, 34,458 -square-foot home in Boca’s Princeton Estates is being sold by internet mogul Marc Bell, the former CEO of FriendFinder Networks, Inc. The luxury estate, which has an impressive 8 bedrooms… Read more »

Flappy Bird Returns With Awesome New Feature

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Remember Flappy Bird, the frustratingly impossibly hard iPhone game that had all of the mobile gaming world swearing, throwing handsets, and bragging about insanely low level achievements? When Flappy Bird was yoinked from the app stores in which it was doing brisk sales a few months back, speculation abounded… and a small black market popped… Read more »

10 Facts About Albert Einstein That You Gotta Know

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You think you know somebody… Heard Albert Einstein wasn’t good at math? Married his cousin? Find out some interesting tidbits and add to your cocktail party knowledge. 1. Albert Einstein did not fail math. Many people have blamed their bad math skills on Einstein with quips like, “Well, Einstein flunked math!” He didn’t. He wasn’t… Read more »

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 »