HP SMILE LOGO July 27

My Favorite Changes in the Harry Potter Movies

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my happy-face thoughts about what the movies made their own. Neville gave Harry the gillyweed for the second Triwizard […]

5fandomfriday July 24

5 Fandom Friday: Pets I Would Adopt

By: Meg Humphrey Full disclosure: I’ve never owned a pet. I had a beta fish for a week, but I poor Ackbar hadn’t been around long enough to really consider him part of the family. I’m not sure what taking care of any of these “pets” would be like, but I’m willing to try! Rancor. […]

HP FROWNY LOGO July 20

What the Harry Potter Movies Shouldn’t Have Changed

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my frowny-face thoughts about what the movies passed over. Dudley never thanked Harry. A recurring theme in Harry Potter […]

Unicorn files 2 July 02

The Unicorn Files: From a Model’s POV

By: Meg Humphrey What most people who know me through conventions and fan communities don’t know is that I’m actually quite shy. When I’m out of my element, I tend to feel pretty embarrassed for no reason and have a hard time striking up or keeping conversations. Even places I think I might be okay, […]

The Unicorn Files Kickstarter June 15

Featured Kickstarter: The Unicorn Files Photo Book

By: TCO Warning, today’s Featured Kickstarter is totally self-promotion since it is my Kickstarter. :) About a year and a half ago, I started “The Unicorn Files: Debunking the Myth of the Female Geek,” a project that highlights different geeky women in the community. And today, I’m launching a Kickstarter in the hopes of raising the funds […]

#WeWantWidow Seattle black and white June 08

Seattle Geeks Speak Up: Black Widow Flash Mob #WeWantWidow

By: TCO On June 6th, fan across the world coordinated a huge flash mob sending a simple message: We Want Widow. Since the success of the Avengers, fans have noticed a distinct lack of Black Widow merchandise. (There is even a Tumblr addressing the sheer volume of missing Black Widow merch.) One geek blogger, Kristin Rielly, decided that it was time […]

mit-rus-origami-robot-1-1432840227571 June 01

MIT’s Origami Robot: Cutest Breakthrough Ever

By: TCO Well, they did it. MIT created the cutest robot ever. But this robot is not just adorable, but functional beyond imagination. It’s development is a breakthrough that will change the science world as we know it. This little robot can fold, move, swim, push, dig, and then dissolve! The robots are made out of sheets of plastic […]

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