Have You Had Your Mind Blown Today? [Procrastinate on This]

No? Then you should totally watch this under-2-minute history of the universe. I love feeling like a speck in history and a part of something so big at the same time. [via The Mary...

Paganini’s Violin Concert Performed with Facial Expressions [Pro...

…because why not? [via...

I hope ETC is doing the right thing while she’s out on maternity...

And by right thing, I obviously mean training up her babies to fight plush animals in a track suit. [via YouTube]...

When Demon Summoning Goes Wrong [Procrastinate on This]

And by “wrong” we mean “terrifically cute.” Check out “The Colors of Evil” by Alyse Miller and Phillip Simon. [via...

This Will Make You Want to Get a Ph.D. [Procrastinate on This]

Just so folks can interpret it through dance. From i09 comes a report of a what sounds like a super-fascinating dance competition: For half a decade, scientists from all over the globe have been participating in Science’s annual Dance Your Ph.D. contest. This year’s winners were...

POCKETS [Procrastinate on This]

Okay, well, this kind of makes no sense at all. But it’s cool to look at it and it’s short, so why not.   Pockets from DANIELS on...

Mesmerizing Metronomes [Procrastinate on This]

Weird factoid: If you set off metronomes individually they keep their own time. But if you put them on a moving surface, they become good little soldiers. On a side note, this video can also be used as a fantastic meditation. I get a couple of ideas and/or solves every time I watch it. [via...

Just in case you were wondering why males have nipples… [Procras...

…it’s because we all start out as girls. Yes, seriously. Check the animated video below. [via The Mary...

The ABC of Architects [Procrastinate on This]

When was the last time you took time out to appreciate the architects that influenced some of our favorite cityscapes? If it’s been a while, I suggest you do so now: [via...

I would have dressed up as a Star Fleet Officer [One More Thing Before...

Just in case you were wondering… [via Extra Fabulous...

How to break or form any habit [Procrastinate on This]

Still struggling with making or breaking that habit you vowed to make or break on NYE 2012? No worries. As it turns out, making or breaking a habit is easy and yummy if you use the techniques in the Epipheo video below. [via...

You can do it, Little Octopus! [Procrastinate on This]

Sad because it’s Monday. Feeling like you’ll never achieve your goals. Watch this video for a burst of inspiration. [via...

Beauty and the Beast on House Hunters International [Procrastinate on ...

This House Hunters International parody cum Disneyworld Fantasyland ad would be perfect if Belle didn’t have really good reasons for choosing the castle she did. As we all know, real HHI participants aren’t nearly this reasonable. [via Jezebel, "Belle and the Beast Search for...

“It’s a good brain for a writer to have” [Procrastin...

Sci-fi writer Nalo Hopkinson describes what it’s like to be a wildly imaginative writer with a non-verbal learning disability. Trust, this is beyond fascinating. [via The AfroFuturist...

You’ll Be Grateful for Your Relatively Interesting Job… [P...

…after watching this.

Get Excited About Future Scientific Discoveries… [Procrastinate ...

…with this Symphony of Science video, which features scientists talking rather excitedly about one of 2012′s biggest scientific (probable) discoveries, The Higgs Boson particle. [via The Mary Sue, "Symphony of Science AutoTunes the Discovery of the Higgs...

Procrastinate on This! [Friday Edition]

Hello! Hello, Wonderful People! If I sound a bit more chipper than usual, that’s because I’ll most likely be getting my sitting up privileges back on Monday, when I’ll be 36 weeks pregnant. Huzzah! The only nice thing about being forced to lie down almost 24/7 is gaining...

You’re Going to Die on June 8, 2015 [Procrastinate on This]

The movie LIFE TRACKER ask the intriguing question, what if there were a device able to tell you everything from the gender of your unborn children to the day you would die, based on your DNA:  In the near future, a new device has emerged to detect the time of death of every man’s life...

Period Myths Worth Knowing [Procrastinate on This]

Please show this to your daughter as soon as she gets her first period. The bad news is that there are still ridiculous period myths floating around about periods, like that you can lose your virginity by using a tampon. The good news is that they’re way less ridiculous than what women...

What Do I Desire? [Procrastinate on This]

Thanks so much to Friend of FaN, Gudrun Cram-Drach, for posting this inspirational Alan Watts video, “What If Money Was No Object?” on her Facebook page. It’s right on time for the New Year, and everyone should watch...

Procrastinate on This! [Holiday Edition]

We are soooo excited about presenting our Best of/Worst of 2012 lists over the next couple of weeks, but until then, here’s a whole bunch of holiday procrastination. Happy Holidays! 1. Religious folks rejoice and non-religious folks frown. As it turns out, writing Xmas doesn’t...

A Mash-Up of the Most Popular Music of 2012 [Procrastinate on This!]

Oh, and friendly reminder that next week we’ll being our annual Best of/Worst of 2-week special, so I’m off until January 7th. How many of these songs do you think will end up on our Worst of list? [via...

Charlie Brown All Grown Up [Procrastinate on This!]

So disturbing, it’s good. And for all the Louis C.K. stans, he’s playing the voice of Charlie Brown. Enjoy… [via Topless...

Just in case you were wondering if anything special happened this year...

…it totally did. Thanks for the reminder, Google. [via...

If You Like DOWNTON ABBEY and You Like BREAKING BAD… [Procrastin...

Then you’re going to love this! The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video...

Planet Earth: The Galaxy’s Prettiest Night Light [Procrastinate ...

If you think the Earth is pretty during day, check it out at night!

If Menz and Womenz Switched Places at the Clerb [Procrastinate on This...

Other than wondering why anyone would go to a night club to catch up, this gender-swapped club night felt pretty spot on. It also made me never want to go to another nightclub ever. So if you don’t have any plans this weekend, watch this and be grateful for your lack of social life....

Carl Sagan’s Words Beautifully Animated in “Pale Blue Dot&...

Seriously is there anything more relaxing than listening to Carl Sagan explain our beautiful planet to us? Oh, you think there is? You must not be as nerdy as us then… [via i09]...

We’ve Got to Break Up [Procrastinate on This]

If I had to break up, I’d want to do it this way. Imagine all the nosy questions these two have successfully managed to avoid at parties from now on. Clever, clever! And apparently the male half of this ex-couple is now getting a ton of marriage proposals, so technically this is even...

Cat and Dog — the Human Versions [Procrastinate on This]

This is funny, because it would definitely be true … if cats and dogs were humans. This will all make sense after you watch the video. [via...

Fall in Central Park [Procrastinate on This]

Anybody else like really missing Fall already, even though it’s not technically over yet? In that case, definitely don’t watch this lovely and amazing time lapse video of the leaves changing in Central Park. It will only bum you out. [via Nathan...

As It Turns Out, the Pixar Lamp Is a Terrible Idea [Procrastinate on T...

I never realized that until a group of tech geeks got together and decided to create a real animatronic Pixar Lamp, which they’ve dubbed Pinokio. While cool to look at in the below video, my main thought was, “But really, how can you get any real work done if your desk lamp is...

Got a Case of the Mondays? [Procrastinate on This]

Then watch this. No lie, it’ll make your ailment even worse, but as least you’ll feel understood. [via...

People with Better Than Good Hair Love to Procrastinate on This!

So this week, there’s awesome news and bad news. The bad news is that I’m on modified bed rest and hating every moment of it. Last night I had a dream about walking around the mall. I was so happy, then I woke up. 9 more weeks, ya’ll… But the AWESOME news is that not...

Halo 4 – We’re Glad You Came [Procrastinate on This]

I’ll confess to secretly loving the ridiculously cheesy and simplistic song, “Glad You Came” by The Wanted, so this Halo 4 parody version was right on time. [via Topless...

I Believe I Can Fly [Procrastinate on This]

In Sweden, they do a better job of marketing pet insurance than we do. And by “better,” I mean they use skydiving cats and R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly” to do so. [via...

“The Dance” [Procrastinate on This]

If, you like me, never tire of watching socially awkward people pursue love, this super-cute short film will make your day. [via...

Dawn of the Dead Black Friday Remix [Procrastinate on This]

Also, aren’t you glad you skipped Black Friday this year? Happy Cyber Monday, everyone! [via...

It’s Thanksgiving, Shouldn’t You Be Procrastinating on Thi...

Happy Thanksgiving!!! Technically we’re off, getting our tummy and shopping gobble gobble on until next Monday, but you know I couldn’t leave you without some form of procrastination to get you through the long holiday weekends. I love you too much for that, boo! 1. Here’s a...

Book Nerds Just Love to Procrastinate on This! [BOOK WEEK II]

Alas, we’ve reached the end of another BOOK WEEK. It’s been oh-so-fun and I can’t  wait to do it again next spring when my own book comes out. Also, we’re off next week for Thanksgiving, but will be back in the brightest of nerdy holiday spirit when we return on...

Go Get Your Classic Book on this Weekend — In Movie Form –...

Apparently the latest ANNA KARENINA remake, which stars (the rather unappreciated by Ernessa) Keira Knightley and Jude Law ain’t half-bad! Check out the visually intriguing trailer, which I quite...

Watch the First Official THE HOST Trailer Quick! Quick! Quick! –...

…before they yank it down, like they have on most of the other nerd sites. This trailer for THE HOST, the movie version of the book by Stephenie Meyer, looks halfway decent. I was wondering how they would to bring a novel that’s like 50% interior thought and arguments to the big...

LIFE OF PI Trailer — Procrastinate on This [BOOK WEEK II]

Finally! A movie that looks as good as the book it’s based...

Brad Pitt and His Family Are the Only Ones We Should Care About in Zom...

In a strange coincidence, a bunch of movies based on books I’ve actually read are coming out this winter, and it’s BOOK WEEK II. So yeah, my job is pretty easy this week. First up, WORLD WAR Z, which I read this summer off a recommendation from CH. I was wondering how the movie...

Before BOOK WEEK II, We Like to Procrastinate on This!

Super quick because 1) I’m on deadline, or as I’ve been calling it while turning down invites, writer prison, and 2) Book Week II starts next Monday, and you know how chatty I get during Book Week — aka my favorite two times of the year here at Fierce and Nerdy. 1. I would...

Trapped in a elevator for 40 hours [Procrastinate on This]

People make fun of me for carrying either a book or e-reader everywhere I go, even if I’m only leaving for a short while. But I’m dead scared of getting trapped somewhere without something to occupy my mind. And I think the below totally justifies taking reading material to the...

If I ever became super rich, this is how I would play video games [Pro...

Just sayin… Via YouTube

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Take Me In [Procrastinate on This]

CH was in Brooklyn with Jimmy Kimmel Live last week. Here’s his favorite clip from that week of shows. [via Rolling...

Friendly Reminder to Nerdettes, We’ve Come Too Far Not to Vote [...

If you’ve been waffling about whether to bother with voting this year, check out the anti-suffragette/women’s vote posters from below, and realize how hard women had to work to have their voices heard and not dismissed. [via Jezebel]  ...

Happy Socialist Moms, Midnight’s Children, and People Who Drink ...

Whatta week! Whatta week! Election! Deadlines! And one whammy of a Hurricane! Dude, I think we all could use a big chunk of procrastination right now. 1. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. If you’re a parent, especially one who prefers to work outside of the home,...

The Luckiest Man Ever [Procrastinate on This]

Totally worth the minute of listening to unseen dude singing along with his radio.

A Two-Part Scientific Explanation for Zombies – Procrastinate on...

Just in case you run into one today. From i09: Neuroscientists (and longtime zombie fans) Bradley Voytek and Timothy Verstynen have. In this just-released, two-part TED-Ed lesson, the two researchers discuss the neuroscience of zombies, and what it can teach us about the links between...

Haunted House Technology of the Future? – Procrastinate on This ...

I expect we’ll be seeing this kind of technology in haunted houses by next year, since we’re pretty much living in the (heart attack-inducing) future. [via...

Hurrication Halloween Ideas – Procrastinate on This [Halloween 2...

Yes, Sandy is bearing down on the East Coast and will perhaps tear it apart and who knows if kids will even be able to trick or treat this year. But that doesn’t mean you should leave your inanimate objects out of the Halloween fun. Here’s  ”Halloween Costume Ideas for...

Procrastinate on This! [Halloween 2012 Edition]

Oh guys, before we tackle the scary stuff, let me just thank you profusely for the outpouring of love and comments since yesterday’s pregnancy announcement. I’m very lucky to know all of you online and off, and you’ve truly made my entire month. But enough about that. Did...

A Nightmare Before Christmas Poem – Procrastinate on This [Hallo...

What better way to kick off the week leading up to Halloween than with Christopher Lee reading Tim Burton’s original Nightmare Before Christmas...

It’s About Time Sidekicks Got Their Own Series! [Procrastinate o...

Yes, it’s only an under 5 minute web series called SIDECAR spearheaded by the SNL’s Bobby Moynihan, and it has no women or sidekicks of color — but hey, it’s a start and ripe for guest star potential. Sidekicks unite! [via The Mary...

My Kind of Marching Band [Procrastinate on This]

Big thanks to Amy Robinson for making our day by sending along that OSU Marching Band video game tribute. And you thought Ohio was only good for being an important swing state during election...

DeLorean Watches, Payday Loan Sharks, and Cloned Dinosaurs Were All Sp...

So after saying over and over again that I wasn’t going to dress up this Halloween … I’m dressing up. I’m just hoping my daughter won’t be too freaked out by my bearded Lady fortune teller ensemble. We’ll see. But what are you dressing up as this Halloween?...

Would a Baby Laughing at Half-Speed Sound Just As Cute? [Procrastinate...

The answer is no. No, he wouldn’t. Click the play button to creepiest cute baby laughing you’ve ever seen.

It’s never too late [Procrastinate on This]

Warning do not watch this video or click through to the rest of the article if you’re not looking to get seriously inspired to learn a new language. [via...

Jean K. Jean [Procrastinate on This]

Well, obviously I’m not alone in thinking Jean K. Jean is the best character on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE and that he’s woefully underused — wait, what??? I am the only one who thinks that??? Zut Alors! Anyway, here’s the Jean K. Jean the French Def Jam Comedian on the Lance...

Gravity: One of Science’s Biggest Mysteries [Procrastinate on Th...

As it turns out, unless you have a background, you totally don’t know anything about gravity, even at the most basic level. It’s definitely more than “what comes up must come down.” So take a moment to get educated with this fabulous TED-Ed video. [via...

Is Grad School a scam? [Procrastinate on This]

I went to graduate school and I don’t think this is true, but that may be because I’m still trying to justify these student loans in my head — Sallie Mae only beats me because she loves me! The rest of you might find this amusing, especially if you didn’t go to grad...

Honest Avengers Trailer[Procrastinate on This]

Everything in this Honest Trailer for THE AVENGERS is pretty much true, except for the “dead inside or a girl” joke, which sucks all kinds of eggs. It’s also one big spoiler, so if you’re one of the few people on Earth who hasn’t seen the movie, considered...

Childhood Games We Still Play [Procrastinate on This]

Apparently, I’m not the only adult who still occasionally plays the “don’t step on a crack game.” Check out the video below and let us know which of these childhood games you still play in the comments. Via...

The Real Mentalist [Procrastinate on This]

Basically mind readers are really good people readers. And you can be to with a lot of practice. Check out this article to get your mentalist on. And see the mentalist that sourced it in action below. Via...

Ampersands, Autonomous Cars, and Awkward Black Girls Much Prefer Procr...

1. No, I could not be more excited about Issa Rae from MISADVENTURES OF AN AWKWARD BLACK GIRL and Shonda Rhimes getting together to make a TV show called, I HATE LA DUDES. Why can’t it be Fall 2013 now???? Squee!!!! [Jezebel] 2. THE COLOR PURPLE, aka my favorite book of all time is now...

Nerd Father of the Year? [Procrastinate on This]

If this doesn’t warm your cynical little heart, then you’re a robot, man. A total robot. [via The Mary...

If You Procrastinate on One Thing This Month, It Should Be on This [Pr...

I know not everyone has found ways to write off their procrastination as I have with a little series called, “Procrastinate on This.” So big thanks to Joshua Irish from “Game On” for sending along “The Science of Procrastination – And How To Manage...

IDENTITY THIEF Trailer [Procrastinate on This]

Pretty much the only thing that could make an identity thief likable on screen is casting Melissa McCarthy in the role. And apparently that’s what happened, even though the role was originally written for a man. So good job, film...

I Swore I’d Never Post a Gangnam Style Parody… [Procrastin...

…but ya’ll know Klingon’s are my kryptonite.

Daleks, McRib Lovers, and Both Tegan and Sara Prefer to Procrastinate ...

1. The trailer for the erotic Lithuanian film, VANISHING WAVES is both NSFW and mind blowing. I haven’t gone to see a film just to look it at for quite a while, but this strange little story just might qualify for the honor. [i09] 2. Why is there a Fifty Shades magazine? Apparently...

The Best Disco Remix Ever — If You’re Really Nerdy [Procra...

Apparently folks have been remixing the Dr. Who theme well for ages and ages. Check out this hot 1978 disco remix from Mankind. [via...

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Trailer [Procrastinate on This]

I’ve never read the BEAUTIFUL CREATURES young adult book series, but I’ve heard it’s very popular. And this trailer is gorgeous. Plus, Viola Davis. Also, Emma Thompson, who I’ll watch in anything (save NANNY...

VAMPS Trailer [Procrastinate on This]

Just when I thought I was over vampires forever and ever, Amy Heckerling pulls me back in with this CLUELESS meets TWILIGHT meets ROMEO & JULIET take on the much-visited topic. Either way, it’s the only romantic comedy I’ve been tempted to see in theater for a while...

1 to 100 in 150 seconds [Procrastinate on This]

I found this Dutch video hauntingly beautiful and would love to see an American remake. I also loved the commentary by the filmmaker “Filmersblog:” In October 2011 I started documenting people in the city of Amsterdam, approaching them in the street and asking them to say their...

Are Sci-Fi Writers Modern Day Oracles? [Procrastinate on This]

Forget psychics and soothsayers, they were basically full of shit and their track records are terrible. If you really want to find out what the future holds, you should open a sci-fi book, especially one by William...

The Wire as a Video Game [Procrastinate on This]

THE WIRE was a great show, which would probably actually make a pretty decent video game out of it. But until that day comes, here is College Humor’s take on the game, which also manages to sum up all five seasons of the show in as many...

Explain Yourself! [Procrastinate on This]

I think this video is supposed to be making fun of Whovians, but this is how I feel every time someone tells me they don’t watch DOCTOR WHO. It seriously makes me want to proselytize, like knock on random people’s doors and say, “Excuse me, have you accepted DOCTOR WHO into...

Solar System Lollipops, Black Heathcliff, and Compatible Daters All Li...

1. The founders of Paragraph, a membership writing space in NYC are considering opening a branch out here. Yes, please, please, please do! And fellow L.A. writers, take this short survey, so the founders can know what L.A. Writers are looking for. [GalleyCat] 2. Apparently the Carnegie Mellon...

PARENTAL GUIDANCE Trailer [Procrastinate on This]

This movie is definitely not in my wheelhouse. It’s not particularly nerdy, it’s about mundane issues, and it stars Billy Crystal. Yet, I find myself wanting to see it, like in the actual theater. I’m so...

The Ultimate BREAKING BAD Spoiler [Procrastinate on This]

Here’s the Cliffs Notes version of Breaking Bad. If you have never seen the show, have no desire to see the show, but want to keep up at dinner parties, check this out. If you’re all caught up on BREAKING BAD and want a refresher then here is a nice little progression of Walter...

How the Dark Knight should have ended [Procrastinate on This]

Plot holes what plot holes… I’m Batman!!!! [via...

The Best of Archer [Procrastinate on This]

Yes he is a ashole. Yes he is a idiot. But I miss this show so much. I want it back now.

Don’t forget to change your address! [Procrastinate on This]

Sometime I want to move to Europe just to see better commercials. This is one of the funniest I’ve ever seen in a long time, I’ll think of it every time I move and need to fill out a change of address...

Best Use of an Australian song from the 80s in an aughts sitcom ever [...

SCRUBS was brilliant in its first few seasons and nothing shows that more than this series of scenes. Rewatching it recently made me remember how much I love that song. And now Donald Faison is in the 90s/aughts graveyard TVLand show THE EXES (the season finale of which is tonight), so do...

Go Hamsters [Procrastinate on This]

This might be the stupidest thing I’ve every posted, but I find it hypnotic. I have no words. You just need to watch the video.

This Labor Day Weekend Why Not Procrastinate on This?

Happy Labor Day Weekend, all! In celebration, we will be … well, not working. So until next Tuesday, here’s a bunch of stuff to procrastinate on while you’re also hopefully not working. 1. This advice for fixing your novel seems like it would really work, especially for a...

Klingons have feelings, too! [Procrastinate on This]

Do Klingons do musical theatre? If they did then this song would win the Klingon Tony award.   via...

Either This Film or EXPENDABLES 2 Is Lying About Old Age [Procrastinat...

I saw EXPENDABLES 2 the other day, a film in which no male over 50 (pretty much the entire cast) sported gray hair or seemed to be affiliated with any woman who did so. All the senior citizens also had lots of interesting things to do with their time. For example, one 70+ (but...

Movies Got BACK! [Procrastinate on This]

The only thing more clever than super-cutting Sir Mix A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back,” is the scope of the movies and TV shows used to do so. I’m talking THE LAST DRAGON, Bugs Bunny, TRUE GRIT — seriously you’ve got to watch this. Via...

This Is How We Rove [Procrastinate on This]

I’d say that NASA is having a stellar year. Not only did they put a rover on Mars, but they also inspired this parody, which actually got us to like LMFAO for a few minutes. They’re miracle workers, I say unto thee!   Via The Mary...

The Kardashian Calculator, Florissant Missouri, Fall TV and Precocious...

1. A “Kardashian” is a unit of measure representing 72 days of marriage. So I’ve been married 26.13 Kardashians! Click through to see how many Kardashians you’ve been married. [Kardashian Calculator] 2. Delia Hauser, who planned my baby shower (which was called the “best...

Who wants to take a trip to San Diego? [Procrastinate on This]

Im a huge fan of The Flaming lips so when I saw they are making a musical versian of their concept album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots I got super excited. Get more info...

One for the Kids [Procrastinate on This]

I feel like the line between kids programing and acid trip is getting thinner and thinner.

I miss the early seasons of THE OFFICE [Procrastinate on This]

I don’t watch The Office anymore, but this blooper reel from season 2 was like a visit from a old friend … who used to be awesome, but has now become a bloated hack, coasting by on jokes from yesteryear. We all have friends like that,...

“The Counting Song” by Adam Buxton — A Feel Good Son...

And by “feel good,” I mean “make them feel existential despair but good.” You’re welcome, Parents.

Sexy Writing, Fall Movies, and Piranha Scissors All Have Been Sighted ...

1. Who doesn’t love a nerdy fall movie preview? Myself — well, I’m most looking forward to LOOPER, CLOUD ATLAS, LIFE OF PI, RISE OF THE GUARDIANS, THE MASTER, BRANDED, and yes, I’ll admit it, TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN PT. 2. Check out the full list and let us know what...

You’re More Animal Than You Think [Procrastinate on This]

Check out the side-by-side comparisons in this “We Are All Connected” World Wildlife Fund ad. As someone who also eats noodles like a zebra, I found it very touching — even if my chiropractor does not. [via...