I Need Advice, Am I Being Shat On From A Great Height?

As some of you may know I gave up work a few years ago to care for my elderly father. I haven't been able to return because of mental health probs and have found enormous solace in being a full time writer and blogger. I've always been a writer but never had the chance to sit down and say : "Yes, this is how I want to… » 2/22/14 11:09am 2/22/14 11:09am

Microsoft & Anime Have A History, GITS Advertised Surface Way Back In…

Many of us noticed this week that Microsoft's Internet Explorer had embraced anime with a new mascot but I remembered this isn't the first time the company have pulled such a stunt. Check out this neat bit of product placement for the Surface in this Ghost In The Shell Arise trailer from June. You crafty bastards, you… » 11/11/13 2:15pm 11/11/13 2:15pm

Gabe Rose Kills Us With Cuteness

With Halloween round the corner I'm going to go to the opposite end of the spectrum and show some cute instead of terror. Gabe Rose is an exceptionally talented artist but these pop culture inspired chibis he draws are to die for so maybe these are appropriate for this time of the year after all, especially the Green… » 10/28/13 1:20pm 10/28/13 1:20pm

Any Animal That Touches This Lethal Lake Turns to Stone

There's a deceptively still body of water in Tanzania with a deadly secret—it turns any animal it touches to stone. The rare phenomenon is caused by the chemical makeup of the lake, but the petrified creatures it leaves behind are straight out of a horror film. » 10/02/13 6:06pm 10/02/13 6:06pm