If you’ve spent any time at all with fantasy fiction – whether it’s novels, movies, television shows, comics, games (video) or games (tabletop) – you know full well that there’s absolutely nothing doper than a wizard. Sure, there’s a certain charm to a hulking barbarian or a dexterous rogue, but at the end of the day, it’s some magical sumbitch that’s going to pull everyone’s bacon out of the fire. So, for your perusing enjoyment, we here at Geek.com have assembled this list of the absolutely diggity-dank-dizank-dizanksters wizards. Sticky icky-ass wizards.
Yes, I’m the one: “That guy” who doesn’t like the Jason Bourne movies. I’d go so far as to say I fucking hate the franchise… but I’m from Boston and we’ve all kind of agreed to always try our hardest to give Matt and Ben and the Wahlberg brothers the benefit of the doubt – I mean, not really, but it sort of feels like it.
Scientists have, for the first time, been able to directly analyze the atmosphere of Earth from nearly a billion years ago. No, you did not miss the invention of time travel. A team of Canadian researchers developed a technique to recover microscopic pockets of air from ancient salt crystals, and they reveal Earth had a lot more oxygen than we thought in those days.
It’s often said that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the ocean floor. It’s easy to believe that when you get a look at this bizarre purple sphere that was recently discovered by researchers from the Nautilus Live project. No one had a clue what it was at first, and they’re still not entirely certain.