Underground theme park: add this to your bucket list

Underground Theme Park: Add This to Your Bucket List

An ancient salt mine in Transylvania, Romania has been transformed into a full-fledged amusement park. This 120-meter deep salt mine is home to a Ferris wheel, mini-golf, an amphitheater, a pool table,  a bowling alley, table tennis, and a football field. It even has an underground lake for boat tours. It is about 50 degrees Fahrenheit at the…

Timeless box: give the gift of suspense this christmas

Timeless Box: Give the Gift of Suspense this Christmas

The suspense of waiting to open up gifts until Christmas morning may as well be classified as cruel and unusual punishment. Every day you wake up to that unwrapped gift and have this uncontrollable urge to tear it apart. This Christmas, creative agency Honest&Smile is giving  the opportunity to give the gift of suspense and…

The top star trek technologies that really exist

The Top Star Trek Technologies That Really Exist

When I watch the original Star Trek with kids who are watching it for the first time, they get a good giggle out of the show’s tech. However, they don’t really realize that the majority of technology aboard the Enterprise wasn’t actually around during the filming. They don’t realize that WiFi, Bluetooth headsets, biometric scanning,…

How to survive winter with technological assistance

How to Survive Winter with Technological Assistance

I hate winter. I really, really do. It’s cold and dark and depressing and most of my cherished television shows are nearing their season finales. I may know deep down that I should be outside getting some exercise or being productive, but I’m just so comfortable in here with my computer. If you can’t–or won’t–banish…

Geeks after college: how to avoid the monotony of the daily grind

Geeks After College: How to Avoid the Monotony of the Daily Grind

For many geeks, myself included, college was an awakening. What do you mean there’s a day devoted to Harry Potter where the dining hall serves pumpkin pasties and changes its menu font to lightning bolts? Wait, there’s an actual student body Hunger Games (minus the killing…most of the time)? Lightsabers abound on May the Fourth?!…