Shai-Hulud
Shai-Hulud
3/20/15
1:16 PM
107

You forgot Gurren Lagann, who in its final form was made of pure energy and could hurl galaxies.

3/20/15
1:05 PM
6

Ehhhhh, or a testament to people being far too quick to pass on information that looks good but can be easily debunked.

1/20/15
3:57 PM
1

I remember being far more traumatized by Chic Tracts than any D&D game.

11/20/14
12:36 PM
7

Thank you for posting something from an actual food scientist and not from the Food Babe.

11/4/14
2:35 PM
4

Beat me to it :D

Though perhaps this is more of a philosophical drama. No wait, they lost all their toilet paper, it's an existential drama!

And then there was light.

11/4/14
2:26 PM
3

Dark Star is an aquired taste... It's very slow in places, makes no sense in others. They could have cut out a lot of the scenes and not hurt the story any - making it a powerful 20 minute video.

11/4/14
2:20 PM
6

I realize not every film can get included, and we all have our pet favorite, but Gravity is on the list and not Forbidden Planet, a film which pretty birthed the entire Star Trek franchise...

10/31/14
10:14 PM
3

A thousand times yes on this one. I think it's also a good eye opener for parents, guardians, and anyone else who has influence over a growing persons life. With the way the 3 primers work on the 3 girls of different backgrounds. Every external thing in life has an impact on who we become. And their goal of

10/31/14
5:41 PM
4

Dune. Makes you think about economics, social structures, ecology, the nature of leadership/religion and its degeneration into bureaucracy, makes you question free will, etc.

10/31/14
5:31 PM
53

The book covers a lot of ground, with some incredibly detailed information on cryptography and some fun Alan Turing pseudo-history.

10/31/14
5:25 PM
67

My understanding of Turing machines was vastly improved by reading this book. Plus, it's just a damned good story.

10/21/14
2:10 PM
86

When I took Public Speaking in college, one of my classmates was a woman from Romania; she gave a speech about how Vlad the Impaler is actually quite revered as a hero in his homeland for having successfully protected his people and country from threats, and is not seen as a villain (a-la Dracula) at all