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Things We Saw Today: Grave of The Dedicated Scrabble Player



When Paul G. Lind of Portland passed away, his friends commemorated the Master Scrabble player with a custom tombstone spelling out the traits he was most admired for. When it was defaced last year, local players even held a tournament to fundraise a restoration! (via Neatorama)

  • Mental Floss is here to dispel several common misconceptions about pregnancy! (via Laughing Squid)
  • On a recent episode of Antiques Roadshow, one Star Wars fan was shocked to discover that what he thought was worthless memorabilia was instead one of the twelve TIE fighter helmets from A New Hope–and worth an impressive £50,000. (via io9)


Well, this is the most accurate Professor Farnsworth cosplay I’ve ever seen. Probably the most disconcerting, as well. (via Geekologie)

  • Grizz Chapman (30 Rock, a magical production of The Seagull) wants to make a sitcom about his experiences as the owner of a Bronx comic book store. (via DNAinfo)
  • Calling all Bond villains: The British Museum will now let you print 3D copies of its artifacts. (via Gizmodo)


Just some dogs playing Dungeons & Dragons. (via Geekologie)

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