When I went to the Dresden Armory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dresden_A...), they had a ton of gun+sword/dagger/axe weapons there. Most of the guns were quite small, build into the handles. I'm honestly surprised that its hasn't been used as a trick weapon for a hero/villain in some Musketeer movie. » 10/31/14 7:05am Today 7:05am

The 80s giveth, and then taketh away. I tried watching Beastmaster a few weeks ago, and it started off awesome. Everyone had awesome quads, and loin cloths... and then I realized that they basically tormented their poor animals (dunking them in quicksand, painting their tigers), and then, Dar basically almost raped… » 10/30/14 1:36pm Yesterday 1:36pm

I just find it best to take an intrinsically skeptical view of this sort of finding. There are no simple genetic causes for most of the big mental disorders, like Depression, Schizophrenia, and the like. It also seems pretty hard to generate good controls. I saw something a while back where scientists found that… » 10/28/14 10:22am Tuesday 10:22am

I'm amazed that some of these shows can be so expensive, when I've heard that Hannibal is very cheaply produced, yet looks an order of magnitude better than most other shows. Maybe its just a smaller cast, and fewer sets? You'd think the budget for all the people trees and sabertooth tiger men would add up though. » 10/23/14 10:39am 10/23/14 10:39am

I think my problems with the expansions of the source material in The Hobbit movies wasn't so much that they added new stuff, but more that they let their action scenes drag on (or dragon on, am I right) way longer than they needed, to the point where you reach Awesomeness Exhaustion. The sad thing is that LOTR and… » 10/22/14 3:50pm 10/22/14 3:50pm

I think these days, I'm just as likely to not pirate, because Netflix and my cable's on demand features have largely enable me to avoid the issues that caused me to pirate in the first place.... I couldn't get a movie/series when I wanted it for a price that wasn't insane. When stuff like Attack on Titan is simulcast… » 10/22/14 11:34am 10/22/14 11:34am