Syfy Greenlights ‘The Bazillion Dollar Club’, A Silicon Valley-Based Reality Television Series About Startups

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Syfy has greenlit The Bazillion Dollar Club, a Silicon Valley-based reality television series about startups and the search for the next incredible idea. The six-episode series will follow Dave McClure of software accelerator 500 Startups and Brady Forrest of hardware incubator Highway1 as they attempt to find, invest, and mentor various startups.

“Part of the fun of science fiction is seeing all of the fantastic gadgets and technologies, and imagining how they could exist in the real world,” said Bill McGoldrick, Syfy’s EVP, Original Content. Added Heather Olander, SVP, Alternative Series Development and Production, Syfy, “The inventors that are part of Dave and Brady’s program are developing products and technology that seem like they are ripped straight from the world of sci-fi, but these innovations will be our future reality.”

According to TechCrunch, the show’s name is a working title.

via TV by the Numbers, TechCrunch

Photorealistic Pizza and Hamburger Bedding

Photorealistic Pizza and Hamburger Bedding

Emotional Rainbow has released photorealistic pizza and hamburger bedding–perfect for fast food lovers who can’t bear to be away from their favorite foods for even a second. The bedding sets include pillow covers so food fans can rest their weary heads on hot pizzas and juicy hamburgers.

Photorealistic Pizza and Hamburger Bedding

photos via Emotional Rainbow

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Mom Makes Highly Detailed Anime Character Bento Boxes for Her Kids

Anime Character Bentos

Hiroshima-based Twitter user Akiran makes anime bento boxes for her two sons, complete with highly detailed illustrations of anime characters. Akiran uses food coloring to paint the characters on oblaat, an edible transparent film made of starch. She places the oblaat directly on rice for the final presentation. Akiran has more bento photos on her blog.

Anime Character Bentos

Anime Character Bentos

Anime Character Bentos

Anime Character Bentos

photos by Akiran

via www.Gamme.com.tw, RocketNews24

‘The Sight’, The First ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Five Teaser Trailer Featuring Arya Stark

HBO has released a teaser trailer for season five of the television series Game of Thrones. The release includes a link to a site where fans can sign up to “receive visions of the future.” The site is a reference to the three-eyed raven, a recurring character on the show.

Three-Eyed Raven

Season five of Game of Thrones is scheduled to air in spring 2015.

image via ThreeEyedRaven.com

LEGO Birds Designed by Tom Poulsom to Be Sold as an Official LEGO Set

LEGO Birds by Tom Poulsom

In 2012, we posted about the fantastic LEGO birds created by UK-based LEGO enthusiast and bird lover Tom Poulsom. Poulsom has since successfully pitched his bird models to LEGO through the LEGO Ideas platform. An official LEGO set, featuring Poulsom’s blue jay, hummingbird, and robin models, will be released in January 2015. Poulsom discusses his bird models in this interview with the LEGO Ideas blog.

LEGO Birds by Tom Poulsom

images via LEGO

via Gizmodo Kinja

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Explains Why the Oceans of Jupiter’s Moon Europa May Contain Life

In a video by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, astrobiologist Kevin Hand explains why the oceans of Jupiter’s moon Europa may contain life. Hand also explains the characteristics of Europa that allow it to have a liquid ocean despite being so outside the Sun’s “Goldilocks Zone.”

Scientists believe there is an ocean hidden beneath the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. NASA-JPL astrobiologist Kevin Hand explains why scientists are so excited about the potential of this ice-covered world to answer one of humanity’s most profound questions.

Jaxson Rose the German Shepherd ‘Dances’ to Flo Rida’s ‘Low’

With the assistance from Stephanie Walton, German shepherd Jaxson Rose patiently performs a goofy and adorable dance to Flo Rida‘s song “Low.” Jaxson will appear tomorrow night on FOX‘s “Cause For Paws” television special, hosted by Jane Lynch and Hilary Swank.

Flo Rida Dog

animated GIF via FOX 59