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They Might Be Giants

  1. The Raw Meat Puppet From the New They Might Be Giants Music Video can See Into My Soul [Video]

    Is this what all us humans look like to Bender?

    It's no secret that we love They Might Be Giants and their flair for the unusual. Their latest music video for "You're On Fire" was just released today, though, and... wow. That sure is a puppet made of raw beef. With blank, unfeeling eye sockets. It's looking at me, you guys. I can't turn my gaze. Someone help.

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  2. They Might Be Giants Analyzes the Evolution of the Twitter Bird, Because Sure, Why Not

    I found a new tweet underneath my pillow.

    Twitter was made for the kind of esoteric snippets of awesome that the Brooklyn-based band They Might Be Giants (@tmbg) revels in, so it makes sense that they'd be pretty into it as a media platform. How into it, you ask? Enough to let all their Facebook followers know how much they enjoy the Twitter logo's Pokemon-like evolution into a completely different bird. Yeah, we know the bird's actually called Larry -- get it -- but just for today, can we name one of these guys Istanbul and the other Constantinople?

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  3. This Updated Chart of Words in They Might Be Giants Lyrics is Our Favorite Infographic of the Day

    If you are going to do a deeply nerdy bit of fan art for a band, you could do a lot worse than They Might Be Giants.  David Mackenzie (@divmazie) has done the thankless and necessary work of charting the frequency of words as they appear in all 487 songs from TMBG's more than two decades worth of studio albums. Ever wanted to know how many times the word "rocket" is used in the band's songs? Now you don't need to guess.

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  4. New They Might Be Giants Music Video Features a Whole Mess of Nanobots [Video]

    If there's one band the majority of Internet culture seems to find interesting, it's They Might Be Giants. Maybe it's thanks to all those songs being used in cartoons, like the time "Istanbul" and "Particle Man" were featured on Tiny Toons. It also might have something to do with the fact that their songs, in general, are pretty excellent. Regardless, they're popular for a good reason, and the music video for their song "Nanobots" just released. Try to guess what it has a whole bunch of in it.

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  5. They Might Be Giants Explain “Particle Man” With a Handy Flowchart

    They Might Be Giants may have just released a new EP, but there will always be a place in my heart for their song "Particle Man" which was forever immortalized by the Warner Bros. cartoon Tiny Toons. Is the song confusing? Not really, but just to make sure that everyone is 100% perfectly clear on how things go down in the song, the band just tweeted this handy flowchart from their official account. See the whole thing, and that Tiny Toons clip after the jump.

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  6. They Might Be Giants Wants to Sell You Famous Cryptid Playing Cards

    When the greatest rock band in the world decides to start try and sell us the greatest playing card deck we've seen in quite some time, how are we supposed to resist? We have no idea, which is why we will be purchasing these limited-edition cryptid playing cards from They Might Be Giants post-haste. This is probably a thing you should also do if, you know, you like things that are good.

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  7. The Humble Music Bundle Offers Up Geek-Friendly Tunes

    Due to the frequency of the various indie game bundles, as well as the recent 2012 Steam Summer Sale, you probably already own every single above average indie game on the market. Perhaps this is why Humble Bundle's new bundle doesn't contain indie games, but instead offers up a variety of geek-centric music.

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  8. Question: Are We Tired of Quirky Bad Romance Covers Yet? Answer: No

    There's a place in the Venn diagram of my soul where nerd overlaps with musician. The part that kept saying no, no, the guy who's made an audio track out of water-in-pipe-gushing sounds and deliberately-created-mic-feedback has a valid artistic statement to make so you sit there and listen with an open mind, young lady. That voice didn't even have to show up to get me to watch Brett Domino and Steven Peavis cover Bad Romance on a couple of hand-sized Korg synthesizers.

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  9. The Style of Elements: Beautiful Pictures of Chemical Elements

    German Wikipedia contributor alchemist-hp is on a quest to take a beautiful picture of each element of the periodic table. So far he's only captured 35 pure samples of the 118 elements known to man, but the results are impressive.

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