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Over the last few weeks, a pretty nerdy Post-It note war has been escalating on Canal Street in New York City, with ad agencies like Havas Worldwide, Horizon Media, Cake Group, Biolumina, Harrison and Star getting in on the action.

Well, Havas just went nuclear—and the shockwave could be felt for miles.

Surrender is imminent, but you can follow the battle as it unfolded on Twitter at #canalnotes.

(via ADWeek and Reddit)


The crew of the Enterprise has embarked on their most dangerous mission yet—a planet inhabited by giant cats. Plus, they have to dodge gold asteroids and their own insignia.

It’s a really weird part of space.

Star Trek The Original Series USS Enterprise Teaser Wand Cat Toy ($8.99)

(via GeekAlerts)

CjJ8SN0VEAANLTlCosplay of the day goes to this Ant-Man and Antony made by the awesome people behind Walkin’ & Rollin’.

Walkin’ & Rollin’ makes amazing costumes like this for any child with special needs, free of charge to the family. How cool is that?

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Because Catbus is beloved by adults and kids alike, The Ghibli Museum in Tokyo is opening an exhibit called “Ride the Catbus to the Ghibli Woods” that will let adults ride the Catbus from My Neighbor Totoro.

Now I’m crossing my fingers for an overnight stay option because I want to live in the World of Ghibli.

The exhibit will run through May 2017.

(via Kotaku / Image via Ignition)

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About a month ago I won a gift card, but I was saving it for just the right thing. The second I saw these new Dark Crystal Pops from Funko (seriously, the second), I used that gift card because I need Funko Pop versions of Aughra and Fizzgig like I need life.


The Dark Crystal Funko Pop Figures ($9.99)


Overwatch definitely doesn’t have an awareness problem, but that didn’t stop Blizzard from creating three enormous statues designed to look like packaged action figures of Genji, Pharah, and Tracer.

The Tracer statue popped up in Hollywood, CA, Genji appeared in Paris, France, and Pharah was put on display in Busan, South Korea. Blizzard even included some funny product descriptions on the back of the action figure boxes: [click to continue…]


Dave Delisle of Dave’s Geeky Ideas has come up with another brilliant concept for a product that once, in my ignorance, I lived happily without.

This time it’s a Star Trek Shuttlecraft tent. I know, you’re already sold (even though you hate camping), but wait—there’s more! [click to continue…]

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YouTuber “kaptainkristian” has created a six minute video extolling the virtues of the beloved Calvin and Hobbes comic strip along with the integrity and vision of its creator, Bill Watterson.

The video takes a look at the strip’s longevity and the state of art itself, explaining that there’s no “low” or “high” art and that works either speak to people or don’t. There’s also an examination of commercialism in the art/comics world that leads to the title of the video itself, Art Before Commerce.

That being said, there’s a heavy dose of opinion in the production, as well as some unabashed dumping on other comics – especially Garfield. Check out the video after the break…