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300 Jedi Knights Fight 60,000 Medieval Knights. Who Wins?

300 Jedi vs. 60,000 Footmen (Photo: Screenshot via YouTube/SergiuHellDragoonHQ) “No one can kill a Jedi,” said Anakin Skywalker some years before he helped kill off the Jedi. It turned out not to be that hard. All you needed was to manipulate a trade dispute to incite a war, convince one side to commission an army of clone soldiers, and have the factory secretly put a chip in said soldiers heads (unbeknownst even to them) that forces them t...
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SDCC Announcement: IDW Games Brings 90s Nick to Life

This weekend at San Diego Comic-Con IDW Games, a division of IDW Entertainment, announced that they will be putting a series of tabletop board games based on beloved Nickelodeon franchises from the 90’s! The different games released will have the rights to characters from Rocko’s Modern Life and Hey Arnold! which are both receiving animated revivals next year as well as characters from Rugrats, Invader Zim, The Wild Thornberrys, CatDog, The...
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SDCC Announcement: Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One Trailer

SDCC just keeps bringing out the hits! Warner Bros recently released the upcoming trailer for the film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tye Sheridan as Wade Watts.  The film is an adaptation of Ernest Cline’s futuristic YA novel with the same title The screenplay is written by the author, as well as,  Eric Eason, and Zak Penn.  Ready Player One tells the story of Wade Watts, a teenager living in Columbus, Ohio in the year 2044. He ...
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Take Our Survey, Because Everyone Loves Surveys (Even Penguins)

Take Our Survey, Because Everyone Loves Surveys (Even Penguins) - Geek.com Subscribe Take Our Survey, Because Everyone Loves Surveys (Even Penguins) 07.20.2017 :: 5:29PM EDT Kentucky Fried Comics at SDCC 07.20.2017 :: 5:15PM EDT All the Star Wars SDCC Merch You Can Shake a Lightsaber At 07.20.2017 :: 5:15PM EDT Rob Kutner Talks Late Nights With Conan and Dishes o...
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Westworld Season 2 Details Coming to SDCC

The new fan favorite and breakout cyberpunk hit, Westworld , will be prominent at San Diego Comic-Con this week. A panel for the show is scheduled for Saturday, July 22nd at 4:15 pm PST. Geek.com would like to get you all up to date on the latest from Westworld before all the revelations come to light on Saturday. First, and most importantly, Westworld will be back for season two . Those of you who weren’t sure can now breathe a sigh of rel...
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Musk Hints That a Machine Could Rule the World from the Shadows

Last week, the governors of each of the 50 states in the US met for a conference in Rhode Island. It was part of a bipartisan effort to share resources and ideas for governing America’s many diverse communities. The summit also invited Musk to speak about what he knows best — energy, space, and the future — and he had some grim predictions . Most frightening though, is the potential that a bot could rule humanity from the shadows. “AI is a ...
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Kano Launches Pixel Kit DIY Light-Up Computer

Nearly a year after its successful Kickstarter campaign , Kano’s Pixel Kit is now available to the masses. The LEGO-like light board boasts 128 pixels that bring to life your own games, data, artwork, and music. For $79.99, you get a box of buttons, boards, batteries, books, and beyond. Build the Pixel Kit yourself, then connect it to a computer (Mac or PC) and download the Kano App. Pixel Kit is the new reading-under-the-blanket-with-a-fla...
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Unleash Your Inner Megazord With This Power Rangers Gift Guide

Who didn’t grow up watching Power Rangers, wishing they could enter a world of colorful, action-packed badassery? There’s a new movie out to see too that brings the Power Rangers we know and love from childhood into a whole new universe of awesome. But what if you want to bring a piece of the frenetic franchise into your gift-giving habits or if you want to buy something for yourself? Never fear! We’ve got you covered. Check out this gift g...
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We’re Giving Away Destiny 2 Beta Codes! Find Out How to Get Early Access!

July is somewhat dry on the video game front . Thankfully, Activision and Bungie are set to launch the Destiny 2 beta early next week. There will be an open beta for everyone starting on July 21, and those who pre-order the game on PS4 can get in on the action starting on July 18 (July 19 on Xbox One). If you’re still on the fence about the game, this beta will definitely help in deciding whether you want to buy it or not. If you want to ge...
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Runaway Hypervelocity Stars Might Be Galactic Orphans

Source: Pixabay Stars are weird things. They’re huge, awesome, powerful, make life possible — all that good stuff. But that good stuff only really happens when they’re stable. You don’t want a finicky star anywhere near you. Nuh-uh. Those things can burp and destroy planets or even explode and wreak havoc for lightyears. But all that stuff is normal star stuff. Stars have life cycles, and sometimes they get all wild. It’s just kinda what th...
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There’s A Live-Action Bleach Movie Coming in 2018

It may be a while since you’ve sat back with a new episode of Bleach or a new movie, but the series is coming back in a big way —- with a live-action movie ! One of the longest-running anime shounen epics is returning in 2018 with its Japanese theater debut, and there’s a brief teaser out in the wild you can take in right now. Of course, the teaser trailer is just that. It’s 30 seconds of a brief look at main character Ichigo Kurosaki and h...
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12th Doctor, Bill Reunite in New ‘Doctor Who’ Comic

Last we saw her, Bill Potts was jumping into the unknown for the adventure of an (after)lifetime. Now, making her Titan Comics debut, the inquisitive lunch lady is back by the Twelfth Doctor’s side—in the ninth century. When the TARDIS malfunctions, the Time Lord and his traveling mate land somewhere off the North Atlantic Ocean, amidst a throng of angry, confused Vikings (a constant companion for various incarnations of the Doctor). It’s n...
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Sling Some Webs With Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Gift Guide

Is he strong? Listen, bud. He’s got radioactive blood. Give his gifts, any size. It’ll get you lots of friends, catch ’em just like flies. Look out; it’s our amazing Spider-Man gift guide. Okay, that was terrible, but you get the gist. And now that  Homecoming is out your appetite for the Spiderling is even more fervent. Let’s help satisfy your craving. We’ve got several options here. You may even want a few of them for yourself, especially...
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Prove Your Mettle With The Attack on Titan Survey Corps Certification Test

In Japan you need certifications for everything, so why not have a little fun and become a certified Survey Corps member? The Attack on Titan official website announced that fans can sign up to take the 進撃の巨人検定 ~調査兵団入団テスト~ (Attack on Titan Certification: Survey Corps Enrollment Test) this December. Fans can sign up for two different tests that challenge proficiency in Attack on Titan knowledge, the Soldier Class test, and the Squad Leader C...
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11 Franchises That Should Ripoff Pokemon Go

It’s been a year and Pokemon Go mania isn’t slowing down. The alternate reality game has captured a massive user base who are traipsing the streets catching monsters, hatching eggs, and taking over gyms. If you’ve missed our past coverage, check it out . But what if you don’t like Pokemon? What do you do then? The thing that some people don’t know is that Niantic, the developer of Pokemon Go, took most of that game from their earlier (and l...
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How You Probably Missed Out on the Best Spider-Man Cartoon

With another new Spider-Man movie coming out next year, it’s easy to look back on every Spider-Man release and compare them all. There are 11 television series, 6 films released since 2000 (including the upcoming Marvel one), and a Broadway play that we often forget about. That’s not including the early films in the 1970s and foreign knock-offs that have made Spider-Man one of our most visible superheroes. However, for me it’s easy to choos...
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Elon Musk, Are you Okay?

While Elon Musk’s new venture, The Boring Company seems to be doing quite well for itself, it seems Musk has gone a little off his rocker. Yesterday he was publicly professing his love of floors, saying that he “loved floors,” “but not as much as tunnels.” That alone would be within the general realm of Musk’s eccentricity, but he just had to take it a couple steps further. Because of course, he did. I love floors — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) Ju...
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Turn The Page, Wash Your Hands With This Rocko’s Modern Life Gift Guide

With new of a Rocko’s Modern Life reboot and film coming , it’s time to dig back into the quirky and weird world of Rocko with this helpful gift guide. If you’ve got fans in friends you didn’t even know you had, you’ll want to hook them up with some of these goodies, including a Rocko kigurumi, a glass, and even the complete series of the short-lived show. If someone you know is Jonesin’ for a good Rocko comeback, toss one of these cool gif...
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Take on the Universe With These Guardians of the Galaxy Gifts

Guardians of the Galaxy is a universally-liked movie and comic franchise. Whether you’re into Star-Lord or Gamora or the adorable little Groot, there’s a ton of awesome stuff out there you can buy to show your love. Everything, from puzzles to soundtracks to talking Groot figures is waiting for you to pick it up and go take it to your own collection, a la Tivan. Check out what we’ve rounded up for you here below. Dancing Groot Figure This a...
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This Robot Irons Clothes So You Don’t Have To

What’s better than a robot that folds your clean clothes ? A robot that irons them first. Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have built an android that presses garments, so you don’t have to. “An increasing demand exists for robots to be capable of assisting people with everyday domestic chores,” according to a recently published paper . Certain duties, however, tend to be more complex. “The ironing task is a particularly s...
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Report: Tesla in Talks to Launch Music Streaming Service

Elon Musk has tackled the interplanetary (SpaceX), the subterranean (The Boring Company), and everything in between (Tesla). Now he’s eyeing the music business. According to Recode , Musk’s automaker/energy storage firm/solar panel manufacturer Tesla, Inc. is in talks with major labels about creating a streaming music service. The rumored program would come bundled with Tesla vehicles—already equipped with online and on-demand Internet radi...
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Overhead Shot of Curiosity Rover Shows Martian Desolation All Too Well

Earlier this month, NASA managed to snap this astonishing image of the Curiosity rover, crawling up Mount Sharp on Mars. The photo was taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a sort of communications hub for the planet. Since it entered Martian Orbit back in 2006, MRO has served as a relay satellite for a few rovers and missions to the red planet, and that’s on top of scanning and surveying the landscape as it zooms about in orbit. Curios...
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Damon Lindelof Takes On Watchmen, Writing Begins for Wonder Woman 2 and More DC News

Watchmen is one of those revered classic comics that nearly everyone seems to love. Many consider it to be one of the greatest graphic novels of all time, and because of that, it’s been tricky to adapt. In 2009,  Zack Snyder directed a film adaptation of the comic that drew mixed reactions. Some loved it, saying it was the best possible adaptation we were likely to get. Others criticized the excessive use of slow motion, changes to the endi...
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You’ll Want to Display This AI-Generated Artwork at Home

What do you get when you cross prehistoric creatures with colorful blossoms? An oddly beautiful piece of artwork. Chris Rodley used his own deep learning algorithm to merge a book of dinosaurs with a book of flower paintings. The result (pictured) is a truly magnificent composition that deserves a place on a gallery wall. “I got a crazy response to this tweet about some dinosaurs I made with the deep learning technique known as ‘style trans...
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Eleventh Doctor Enters Virtual Reality in Latest Comic

Art imitates life in Titan’s latest Doctor Who comic tale. A few weeks after Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor faced murderous monks controlling a simulated world , the eleventh Time Lord incarnation and his companions enter a similar virtual construct. Flying through the Antrozenus Zone, the Doctor, Alice, and the Sapling happen upon a “whopping great spaceship of unknown origin … drifting, powered down, and abandoned.” So, of course, they la...
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Do ‘Hero Stuff’ With Sphero’s Interactive Spider-Man Toy

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man now comes with animated LCD eyes and motion detection. Toy maker Sphero and Marvel teamed up for a voice-interactive figurine and companion app, inviting users to do all sorts of “hero stuff.” A sort of cross between Funko Pop Vinyls and a semi-intelligent digital assistant, the automated Spidey is a companion, confidant, and champion. via Sphero Double tap the chest emblem (or open the mobile applicati...
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SDCC Funko Exclusives are Marvelous

The hype train that is E3 has finally come to a close. Here at Geek, that just means it’s the eye of the storm. That’s right! San Diego Comic-Con is quickly approaching, and the exclusives list just keeps growing day after day. As most of us know by now, if convention exclusives are involved, Funko is right around the corner and ready to blow all the competitors away. Only this time they are teaming up with Marvel to release some of their m...
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AI Can Now Tell If You’re Lying

Source: 2001: A Space Odyssey Benjamin Franklin allegedly once said that there were only two certainties in life — death and taxes. In the modern era that might well be modified to include data/identity theft. It’s a huge problem and an apparent unavoidable evil these days, but a group of Italian researchers think they might have a solution and it involves AI. Online it’s tough to prove someone is who they say they are. In person, you can a...
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MCU News: Chris Evans Sticks Around, Luke Cage Begins Filming and Ant-Man Gets Shorter

In case you somehow forgot, there’s a whole lot of Marvel on the way. The one studio to absolutely nail the cinematic universe thing continues its complete takeover of every screen you own. And hey, as long as they can keep up the level of quality they’ve maintained so far (with few exceptions), I’ll certainly stick around for more. From the looks of things Captain America star Chris Evans feels the same way. The actor recently revealed why...
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MIT’s Color-Changing Tattoos Are Perfect for Diabetics

Cool tat, man: Researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School have developed color-changing tattoo ink that responds to variations in bodily fluid. Dermal Abyss is a proof-of-concept that turns the body’s surface into an interactive display. “It blends advances in biotechnology with traditional methods in tattoo artistry,” the scientists said, emphasizing that “this is a research project,” and there are no current plans to develop Dermal Aby...
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