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Nerd Alert: New “Star Trek Into Darkness” Images & Ryan Gosling Makes Nerd Dreams Come True

  • New batch of “Star Trek Into Darkness” images! [The Mary Sue]
  • And here’s a clip from “The Walking Dead,” which returns this Sunday, thank god. [The Mary Sue]
  • The legendary Hollywood makeup artist responsible for, among other things, Yoda from “Star Wars” has passed away. [Newser]
  • George R.R. Martin, who wrote Game of Thrones, has been signed to a two-year deal with HBO which include developing additional projects for the network. Squee! [Newser] Keep reading »

Nerd Alert: Another “Walking Dead” Preview & The Sex Appeal Of The Dudes From “Star Wars”

  • Yesssssss, new “Walking Dead” preview. Just three weeks to go… [The Mary Sue]
  • Everyone’s talking about gun control, but what are we going to do about emoji gun violence? [Hyper Vocal]
  • The best memes based on video games like Super Mario Land and Skyrim. [The FW]
  • Winnie Cooper is starring in a SyFy original movie? [The Mary Sue]
  • Ranking Tim Burton movies from worst to best. [Nerve]
  • The editors of The Gloss debate the sexiness of the bachelors of “Star Wars,” Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Darth Vader. Who would YOU wed, bed and wish was dead? [The Gloss]

NASA Is Developing Warp Speed!

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  • Apparently the Milky Way contains 17 billlllllion planets the size of Earth. Billlllllion. [Newser]
  • And NASA is apparently developing warp speed technology – yes, just like on “Star Trek”! — so we can, you know, in theory, explore them. I think it’s time for us to review the tenants of the Prime Directive don’t you? God, this gives me such a nerd boner. I have chosen to illustrate this post with this awesome video of the evolution of the warp drive effect on “Star Trek” to aid NASA in their efforts. [Gizmodo]
  • Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin has posted a new chapter from The Winds of Winter, his upcoming new Song of Fire and Ice book, on his website. [The Mary Sue] 
  • Woot! Check out the first pics of Sam Clafin as Finnick in “Catching Fire,” the “Hunger Games” sequel. Hottie! [Next Movie]
  • A video mashup of all the space helmets worn in film history. [Next Movie]
  • Want to understand your dreams a little better? Start by taking a look at the weird things that influence what you dream… [Cracked]

More “Star Trek Into Darkness” Tidbits! Plus, Bigfoot Finally Captured?!

  • Woot! More “Star Trek Into Darkness” plot info has been revealed. Spoilers at the link, FYI. [The Mary Sue]
  • And here are a bunch more stills from the movie as well. [StarTrek.com]
  • Has Bigfoot been captured? A group called Quantra is claiming to have captured a Sasquatch they’ve named “Daisy.” How … delicate. [The FW]
  • In case you missed it: the most popular Reddit posts of 2012. [The Daily Dot]
  • Check out the craziest and lamest so-called “alien” encounters of all time. [TruTV] Keep reading »

Nerd Alert: Would You Crossover Into “The Twilight Zone” Again?

  • Oh this is exciting news … CBS is supposedly rebooting “The Twilight Zone”! [The Mary Sue]
  • Did Reuters accidentally reveal plot info for the upcoming film “Star Wars VII” in a story about the Mayan Apocalypse? [The Mary Sue]
  • Speaking of the end of days, here’s how the internet is prepping for Doomsday. [The FW] Keep reading »

The Official “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer Arrives, Hints At Major Character’s Death

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  • Okay, the full length trailer for “Star Trek Into Darkness” is out and teases a character’s death in a major way. Also, still not clear who Benedict Cumberbatch is playing because obviously JJ Abrams is a sadist. [The Mary Sue]
  • As expected, “The Hobbit” killed in its opening weekend, taking in $84.8 million at the box office. Did you guys see it? Did it live up to your little people with furry feet walk a whole bunch expectations? [Newser]
  • Just like Luke Skywalker before her, this woman has a robotic arm she can control with her mind. [The Mary Sue]
  • “Saturday Night Live” did a funny sketch about Charlie Brown this weekend. Check it out at the link. [The FW]
  • Videogames that summed up 2012 — for better or worse. [Cracked]
  • A whole mess of great gifts for the geeks in your life. [theBERRY]
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