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Tales From The Dorkside: 'Star Trek' And 'Dr. Who' Get Nerd Married


Geek and ye shall find.

STAR DOCTOR
A thousand fanboy brains 'sploded upon the news that two of the most beloved sci-fi TV franchises would be mashed together. Comic book publisher IDW, which has licensing rights to both "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Dr. Who," will be releasing a comic book where the Starship Enterprise and the TARDIS get nerd married. [Wired.com]

BEARD SCIENCE
We love when science tackles those burning questions that touch upon the very core of what it means to be human. Namely - Can consistent facial application of Rogaine make you grow a beard? [io9.com]

THE DA VINCI COLLIDER
The Hadron Collider, on its own, is a pretty cool thing. But do you know what would make it infinitely cooler? If it had somehow been designed and sketched by Leonardo Da Vinci. Luckily, someone has made that a semi-reality. [CERN.org]

GREAT SCOTT!
Are some of our most beloved celebrities actually time-traveling nomads? If so, what is their purpose? Have they really unlocked the secrets of the universe just to make "Con Air"? What does it all mean? [Buzzfeed.com]

NUKE THE FRIDGE
Here are some pants-fillingly creepy photos from an A-Bomb test conducted in the Nevada desert in 1955. We're not sure what conclusions they drew from the test itself, but we can verify that 60 years later, these pics will haunt our dreams. [TIME.com]