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Things We Saw Today: A Companion Cube Engagement Ring

Things We Saw Today

What could be more appropriate than giving your companion a Companion Cube engagement ring? By the way, he proposed by saying, “Will you be my partner in science?” Find out how it was made here. (via TDW Geek

  • Did you know there’s a fox obesity problem? And marshmallows are to blame? Learn more at The Frisky.
  • Joey Esposito of IGN brought a planned comic book anthology to my attention. He’s planning for it to have an anti-bullying focus and proceeds will go to charity. Learn more at Graphic Policy.
  • Gaming company Zynga laid off more than 100 employees during today’s Apple press event in order to keep it on the down low. Unfortunately for them, there’s this thing called social media… (via Kotaku)

Check out a step-by-step tutorial on how to make this awesome Wonder Woman pumpkin! (via Amber Unmasked)

  • A woman posted the nerdiest personal ad of all time on GitHub according to our sister site, Geekosystem.
  • Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction are coming back to theaters in limited engagements to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the former. Starts December 4th. (via the Hollywood Reporter)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."