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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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Enter Our Totally Spaced Out GRAVITY Contest!

  Update: Curious as to what entries should look like? We’ve added in some of our favorites below! By now you’ve probably stopped hyperventilating from the alternately claustrophia and agoraphobia-inducing… more

For Weather Nerds: A Decade Of Weather in 3 Minutes

Are you a weather nerd? I know you’re out there. This has been out for a few weeks, but I just saw it (thanks to Laughing Squid) — a time-lapse… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more
 

Say Goodbye to FUTURAMA in Person!

Update: Holy smokes, you guys! That was fast! We already hit our maximum amount of RSVPs, so for now, we are no longer accepting new names on the list. That… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 7

When the Second Doctor spun away into oblivion in June of 1969, the faithful viewer was likely left totally in shock. This kind of thing had only ever happened once… more

Boldly Go Further with TREK NATION

If you’re familiar with Star Trek, then you’re familiar with the name Gene Roddenberry. He’s only the man who dreamed up the whole thing, from Starfleet to phasers to Klingons… more
 

The Mutant Season #94: Cara Santa Maria

Scientist and TV host Cara Santa Maria hangs out with Gil to talk about what neurobiology is, how tornadoes work, and digging for dinosaurs in her backyard! Follow @CaraSantaMaria on… more

Get Your Brain Drunk with “Shots of Awe”

Serial thinker Jason Silva spends a lot of time exploring the excitement of the universe around us and speculating on where we might go next. He’s been giving talks and… more

TARDIS in Orbit Project: Update #1

Alex and Robert Doyle launched a Kickstarter project back in May to put a TARDIS into orbit, taken into outer space via the payload dock of a commercial rocket used… more
 

It’s Brainiac Tuesday at YouTube Geek Week!

Today is Brainiac Tuesday at YouTube Geek Week, and Derek Muller from Veritasium introduces the day in the above video. And then, he’s back to show off “Slow-Mo Non-Newtonian Fluid… more

Genre of ’68 – “2001: A Space Odyssey”

It’s some kind of understatement to merely say that 1968 was one of the most significant years for social and political change in the 20th Century, or at the… more

Join the Singularity with “The Final Moments of Karl Brant”

We teased it on Thursday and now the complete short film The Final Moments of Karl Brant is up on the Nerdist Channel and ready to overtake your memory. Written… more
 

Travel Into Deep Space with “Europa Report”

It might seem strange in the cinematic world today in which sci-fi movies are huge money makers, not to mention enormous money spenders, but truly there’s not a lot of “… more

The Collection: Bullets, Masks, and a Geek Girl Anthem

Got a few videos in The Collection today while I keep trying to recover from Comic-Con. (Several hours in Hall H on the last day followed by a two-and-a-half hour… more

Matt Bennett Shows Us Some Nerdy Jobs

It was teased at Wondercon and now the Nerdist Channel’s newest show, Nerdy Jobs, is here. In it, host Matt Bennett takes viewers on a tour of some of the… more
 

Meet The Man Who is Launching a TARDIS Into Orbit

With the fiftieth anniversary of the BBC’s venerable time traveling megahit Doctor Who fast approaching, many fans are looking for special ways to celebrate the show’s golden anniversary. Some will… more

Nerdist Podcast: Buzz Aldrin

BUZZ ALDRIN IS ON THE NERDIST! He sits down with Chris, Matt and Jonah to talk about the current state of space exploration, his ideas for inhabiting Mars, and walking… more

Bill Nye Explains the Scientific Feasibility of Lightsabers, Jurassic Park & More

Back in 2012 when Man of Steel was first flying into our collective consciousness, we posed the question of “how does Superman shave?” Recently, Gillette wanted to know the same… more
 

Pickstarter: Help Put a TARDIS Into Orbit

This might be one of the most nerdy, awesome, and adorable Kickstarter campaigns ever posted. An intensely likable father and daughter from Florida, both big Doctor Who fans, want to… more

Jason Silva Shows Us “Awe”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QyVZrV3d3o&w=615&h=346] Our good friend Jason Silva, the host of National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, has another mind-expanding video for… more

Space Burrito!

You’ve seen all the videos astronaut Chris Hadfield made on the International Space Station — including the Bowie cover — but this one is different, because a) Adam and Jamie… more
 

The Science Behind the “Drift” in “Pacific Rim”

So, yesterday, we saw the new featurette from the upcoming movie Pacific Rim in which the “drift” in the movie is explained — two pilots merge their minds to control… more

The Collection: Gatsby Game for Good, 3-Headed “Get Lucky,” and More

Can’t end the week without another edition of The Collection, our compilation of cool stuff around the Net, can we? No, we can’t. So here you go, starting with a… more

“Mythbusters”‘ Greatest Hits

So, I saw this tweet from Adam Savage the other day: Check out the GREATEST @mythbustersFAN VIDEO TRIBUTE EVAR: youtube.com/watch?v=WyLFKM…— Adam Savage (@donttrythis) May 8,… more