Debunking a Long-Lasting Star Trek Theory

Mathematician James Grime has debunked a very popular Star Trek theory by using fairly simple math. The widely held belief that “redshirts” (those who work in engineering or security) die more often than any other character isn’t true, Grime says. While technically 10 gold-shirted, eight blue, and 25 red-shirted die in the series, that calculation ignores the fact that there are more redshirts than anybody …

Amazon’s $5-a-month Anime Streaming Service

For $5 a month, Amazon Prime members can bundle a new service to their streaming package: Anime Strike. Offering 1,000+ titles, the feature offers an array of classics as well as current anime shows. Amazon is offering a seven day free trial for those interested. Anime Strike is part of Amazon Channels—tailored, standalone streaming packages that launched back in December. More of these selective content …

Stranger Things Font Generator

Since everybody has been (understandably) freaking out about Netflix show “Stranger Things” and its excellent opening credits, it makes sense that the internet has lost it for this “Stranger Things” font generator. Self-explanatory and too easy to use, the generator makes any two words you choose in the show’s font. Whether you choose to type your own name, Barbara Holland or something nonsensical, it’s a …