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Check out these incredible 3D-printed cosplay props from the Maker Faire in NYC

The annual Maker Faire — a moveable feast of arts, crafts, and technology, held worldwide since 2008 — had its first cosplay prop competition in New York City last weekend. The event, held at the New York Hall of Science, was everything you could expec…

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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Stuff We Love: The lyrics in Batman: The Brave and the Bold’s ‘Birds of Prey’ are naughty fun

When you were a child, you spoke as a child, you understood as a child, and you probably watched Batman: The Brave and the Bold as a child. But when you became an adult, maybe you thought, “Hey, did those lyrics from the song ‘Birds of Prey’ really say…

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Stuff We Love: Etsy is filled with an infinity of fabulous Infinity Gauntlets

If you’re a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’ll know that each film is a piece of a larger puzzle, and the puzzle to be solved is the Infinity Gauntlet. Thanos, whose solution to overpopulation is more of a Final Solution, has spent the entire…

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Stuff We Love: Spoonflower is a cosplayer/geek clothier’s new best friend

Cool geeky clothes are easier to find than ever before — if your body size is average or even extra large. But since bodies come in all heights and widths, the only way to get what we really want is to either make it ourselves, to cajole a clothes-…

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Stuff We Love: XKCD web comic is for people with brains and funny bones

XKCD is not a comic book that you find at your local shop, but it graces XKCD.com thrice weekly. You may have passed it up, as the art appears simple (it isn’t), the characters aren’t superheroic (kinda sorta), and the situations aren’t sci-fi/…

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Firsts: The first cosplay took place at the first-ever con… in 1939

When cosplayers dress up as their favorite character, or even their interpretation of a favorite character, they’re not just expressing their fandom. They’re also carrying on a tradition that began with … well, the first iterations of fan conventions.

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Stuff We Love: Larry Niven’s essay ‘Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex’ is a hilarious look at Superman’s love life

Have you ever thought about Superman’s romantic life? Like, really, really thought about it? Hard science fiction author Larry Niven did back in 1969, with his essay “Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex.” He takes physical intimacy with the superhero to h…

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Geek collectors have been under attack by toy counterfeiters for decades

You’re sifting through the aisles of your local dollar store, and your eyes light upon a LEGO Millennium Falcon—and at a price so low that all Star Wars toy aficionados can afford it, no matter their financial situation. But when you look closely, yo…

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