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Geek Tyrant

Movie Technology We Need

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Where Are All the _________?

Here are 12 movie technologies that someone needs to hurry up and invent. What is missing from this list?

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Going Up

One thing we don’t have yet that was not mentioned in that list are commercially available jetpacks. We did have a personal human helicopter prototype way back in the '50s. Check out the rare footage.

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Can You Ever Really Own Anything?

What if four great thinkers played Monopoly together? This comic answers that question.

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Game On and On and On

Here are the most addictive video games around.

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Don’t Get Started Today

There are plenty of guides that tell you how to write your novel. Here now is a guide on how not to write your novel.

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He’s Dis-Respective

Here is a sampling of the complaints filed with the FCC about the Super Bowl. And, yes, one of them refers to someone as “dis-respective”.

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As Seen on TV

And in a helluva lot of homes. These are the 10 best selling infomercial products ever.

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In A World...

Hal Douglas is one of the reasons you love movie trailers so much. He passed away recently. Check out his great work.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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