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12 Pieces of Appropriately Geeky Big Bang Theory Trivia | The Big Bang Theory, The Big Bang Theory, The Big Bang Theory

UpdatePosted 09/17/2014 04:15PM

12 Pieces of Appropriately Geeky Big Bang Theory Trivia

Originally posted 09/17/2014 02:35PM

The cast of The Big Bang Theory is on the cover of PEOPLE this week (on newsstands Friday), and as the show enters its eighth season (it's been renewed through season 10), we've gathered some handy trivia to pull out at viewing parties, Comic-Cons, or anywhere BBT fans may assemble. Use it wisely.

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Kaley Cuoco Sweeting Flaunts Bikini Body After Admitting She Had Breast Implants

Kaley Cuoco Sweeting Flaunts Bikini Body After Admitting She Had Breast Implants

Originally posted 04/05/2014 04:30PM

Don't mess with Kaley Cuoco Sweeting.

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Buzz-inga! Jim Parsons's Big Bang Character Is Now a Bee Species | Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons's Big Bang Theory Character Honored with His Very Own Bee Species

Originally posted 01/04/2013 11:00AM

Take it from The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons: playing a nerd on TV definitely has its perks.

The science world is paying tribute to the actor's Emmy-winning TV physicist, Dr. Sheldon Cooper, by naming a new species of Brazilian orchid bee after his character's goofy catchphrase, Bazinga!

Known formally as the Euglossa bazinga, the bug was discovered by Brazilian biologist Andre Nemesio from the Universidade Federal de Uberlandia. Since the bee shares many similarities with the Euglossa ignita (also called the Western Brazilian orchid bee), the fact that they are now known as two completely separate species is a bazinga! to the science world, hence the name.

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Who Was Nominated for a Golden Globe? | Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Golden Globe Nominations Shine on Lincoln, Argo and Big Bang Theory

Originally posted 12/13/2012 09:15AM

Time to start the party: Thursday morning brought good news to Tinseltown – with the announcement of the Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Among the major names topping the list – nominees were announced by Megan Fox, Ed Helms and Jessica Alba – are such favorites as Anne Hathaway and Sally Field (for their respective supporting roles in Les Misérables and Lincoln), Nicole Kidman (for HBO's Hemingway and Gellhorn and the film The Paperboy), Leonardo DiCaprio (for his supporting role in Django Unchained) and Argo director Ben Affleck, who'll compete in that category along with Kathryn Bigelow, for Zero Dark Thirty; Ang Lee, for Life of Pi; Steven Spielberg, for Lincoln; and Quentin Tarantino, for Django Unchained.

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