Archive for November, 2011

Google Is Now A Historian

Google Is Now A Historian

November 30, 2011 | Comments (1)

You may be wondering what Google has been up to lately, well, recent plans from the Google cultural institute is to make historical artifacts available over the net. That’s right the artifacts that you used to have to visit at museum will now be available from the net. Now museums can upload these artifacts to […]

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Love Me Some World of Tanks

Love Me Some World of Tanks

November 29, 2011 | Comments (4)

If you enjoy team games on the PC (are you a crazy Call of Duty fan?) and you also like free stuff then you will love World of Tanks. I can’t say many bad things about this game. Well there is one, which I will explain below. Game Basics In total there are around 150 […]

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Did The Walking Dead Take Mid-season Break With A Bang?

Did The Walking Dead Take Mid-season Break With A Bang?

November 29, 2011 | Comments (2)

Recently, the hit series played its seventh episode of season two, which was the mid-season finale. It was titled “Pretty Much Dead Already”, and the series will not be back until February.

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The Future of Technology

The Future of Technology

November 28, 2011 | Comments (2)

We technophiles often have a tough time keeping up with the ever evolving world of technology. There are only so many magazines that one can subscribe to, only so many websites that one can bookmark and only so much time in the day to try to keep up with it all. For those of us […]

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Stuck on Content For Your Blog?

Stuck on Content For Your Blog?

November 28, 2011 | Comments (2)

Sometimes it can be hard to come up with content for your blog when, as I wrote last week, you need to post at least twice a day. Other times you will need research or have examples at your fingertips to back up content you have started on. That’s where PLR articles come in. PLR […]

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Witchblade: With so many Choices, Which one will Film Producers Choose?

Witchblade: With so many Choices, Which one will Film Producers Choose?

November 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

Some fans might already be familiar with the fact that there is a feature film version of Witchblade in the works. Originally, there were talks about releasing the movie in 2009, but so far, the release date has been pushed back to 2013. Lately, fans of science fiction and fantasy in general have heard about […]

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The Curiousity Mars Rover Launched Today

The Curiousity Mars Rover Launched Today

November 26, 2011 | Comments (1)

The Mars rover that was supposed to have been launched on Friday, November 25, 2011, has taken flight today. The launch had been rescheduled for the replacement of a suspect battery that is in the flight termination system. This was enough time for engineers to work on the rocket. This is a protective measure in […]

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Lame Joke of the Week – Nerd Season

Lame Joke of the Week – Nerd Season

November 21, 2011 | Comments (2)

It is hunting season in Alabama (and elsewhere) so what an appropriate joke. Nerds aren’t usually funny, this won’t deviate from the norm. Joke paraphrased from one found at the (now defunct) Lifesajoke.com This truck driver hauling a tractor-trailer load of iPads stops for a beer. As he approaches the bar, he sees a big […]

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My Christmas List: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

My Christmas List: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

November 21, 2011 | Comments (2)

While you are looking for the latest new technologies this Christmas, you are going to find that the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet PC is going to be one that is going to fly off the shelves. Offering a large screen, great new features and apps, it is the perfect-sized tablet for surfing the web, watching […]

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3 Awesome Lego Movie Tie-Ins for a Geek

3 Awesome Lego Movie Tie-Ins for a Geek

November 21, 2011 | Comments (2)

Lego is not just a company that produces interlocking blocks anymore, oh no. The Danish toy brick business has come a long way and there isn’t a kid on the planet that hasn’t revelled in the joy of construction Lego offers. It is fair to say though that a significant proportion of these said kids […]

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Alien Planet 700 Found

Alien Planet 700 Found

November 21, 2011 | Comments (3)

Alien planet number 700 has been discovered by astronomers. The discovery comes less than 20 years since the first world beyond our own solar system was discovered. The total number of exoplanets is at 702, according to Extrasolar Planets. Extrasolar Planets is a database that was put together by Jean Schneider, an astrobiologist. There are […]

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What are the Mysterious Markings in China’s Gobi Desert?

What are the Mysterious Markings in China’s Gobi Desert?

November 20, 2011 | Comments (1)

What is going on in the Gobi desert? Wild speculations have made their rounds about the mysterious symbols that seem like they have been carved or etched into the surface of the mostly uninhabited landscape of China’s Gobi desert. Originally spotted by Google Maps satellite, stories that range from likening it to the crop circles […]

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Become a Nerd with Geeky Glasses

Become a Nerd with Geeky Glasses

November 19, 2011 | Comments (5)

There is nothing more fashionable that an over-sized pair of geeky glasses.  Who would have thought that being a nerd would be cool?  Well the time has finally come. The geeky prescription glasses craze is hitting the world by storm.  Some people are even purchasing non-prescription glasses simply for vanity, to cash in on the geeky look. […]

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How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

November 19, 2011 | Comments (2)

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This seems to be the motto of Hollywood producers, especially when it comes to science fiction and super-hero flicks. Every time an attempt to remake a movie fails, or whenever an actor decides their done with the series, Hollywood just starts from scratch. I can understand […]

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How To Get More Traffic To Your Blog

How To Get More Traffic To Your Blog

November 18, 2011 | Comments (4)

Every geek needs a presence on the internet and blogs are one of the easiest and most basic ways to create a website. If however, you have a blog that isn’t getting the best traffic, there are a few things you can do to get those site visits up. Here are a few elementary suggestions […]

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7 Video Games That Became TV Shows

7 Video Games That Became TV Shows

November 18, 2011 | Comments (4)

Love playing video games but need to give your thumbs and eyes a rest?  You don’t necessarily have to turn off your favorite characters.  There are tons of films out there that are video game themed, not to mention many television shows that center around the newest and best games.  But did you also know […]

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Holiday Pranks: The Dummy Present and the Recycled Gift

Holiday Pranks: The Dummy Present and the Recycled Gift

November 17, 2011 | Comments (1)

Wondering how to make this holiday season more memorable than the last? Here are two holiday pranks you can pull that will not only entertain you, but bring a smile to your friends and family. Why not try mixing up your holiday celebrations this year with a few clever pranks? In this article we’ll address […]

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Nerdy Sci-Fi Videos

Nerdy Sci-Fi Videos

November 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

Sci-fi parodies have been created multiple times to mimic different movies, television shows and franchises. Several attention grabbing spoofs are: Who knew that a flying hand-held grocery basket could look so much like a flying space vehicle? Well, the creators of this short food themed “Star Wars” parody discovered that it could and pieced together […]

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Horror Films of 2012

Horror Films of 2012

November 16, 2011 | Comments (1)

I must say I am not a huge fan of the genre. I can sit through a techno-horror film, like where they are stopping a contagion or some alien monster is stalking your crew members. Otherwise they make me uncomfortable and fidgety until i turn the TV off.  I know some geeks are into horror […]

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Brian Cox is Carl Sagan

Brian Cox is Carl Sagan

November 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

Every so often I visit my girl friend in Tampa, and during my visits it is common practice for us to sit down and enjoy a night of watching Discovery Science. Don’t ask me how I found a dame as interested in Quantum Physics and parallel universes as I am; I still haven’t figured it […]

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Holiday Pranks: The Short-Sheet and the Toilet Bowl Fortune

Holiday Pranks: The Short-Sheet and the Toilet Bowl Fortune

November 15, 2011 | Comments (0)

Wondering how to make this holiday season more memorable than the last? Here are two holiday pranks you can pull that will not only entertain you, but bring a smile to your friends and family. Why not try mixing up your holiday celebrations this year with a few clever pranks? If you are stuck in […]

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What Do Nerds Like?

What Do Nerds Like?

November 14, 2011 | Comments (1)

I recently checked my Google Analytics visitor logs to see what people are searching for when they come across the site. Surprisingly, there are some very weird things that people are looking for. That is for another post though.  One thing that comes up quite often (could be the site title, huh?) is a list […]

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Holiday Pranks: The Ding-Dong Ditch and Meatloaf Pie

Holiday Pranks: The Ding-Dong Ditch and Meatloaf Pie

November 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

Wondering how to make this holiday season more memorable than the last? Here are two holiday pranks you can pull that will not only entertain you, but bring a smile to your friends and family. Why not try mixing up your holiday celebrations this year with a few clever pranks? To make your holiday happenings […]

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Old School Video Games: Unforgiving

Old School Video Games: Unforgiving

November 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

I was recently going back through my old video game systems, checking in on some of my favorites from way back in the day. The original Zelda, Super Mario Brothers, Mega Man – the classics on which the current video game craze was built. After dusting off the controllers, slotting the old cartridges and sitting […]

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Odd Music Videos

Odd Music Videos

November 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

Nerdy Tik Tok This clever nerd takes Ke$ha’s hit song “Tik Tok” to a new geeky level with his snappy references to “Star Wars”, “Star Trek” and “Dr. Who.” He even went to the trouble of creating an entire video to go with his remake. Unfortunately, singing on-key was not a big priority unlike my […]

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How Nerds Can Finally Get the Girl With Online Dating

How Nerds Can Finally Get the Girl With Online Dating

November 11, 2011 | Comments (1)

Nerds have never had the reputation for getting the girl. These science fiction lovers, constantly daydream about the pretty, outgoing party girls, but rarely have the courage to ask them out. Unfortunately, the thick-skulled meat-heads usually swoop in before the nerd has mustered enough courage to take the next step. Fortunately, we are living in […]

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Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

November 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

Speaking from a male perspective, I feel I am in a position to examine a phenomenon that is the by-product of the science fiction and fantasy genre. Namely, what is it about the beautiful and often violent women of these genres that draw men in and attract their undying attention? The first thing that comes […]

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Orion Drop Test at Langley

Orion Drop Test at Langley

November 9, 2011 | Comments (0)

Engineers at NASA Langley conducted the third drop test of the Orion test article as part of Phase 1 water impact testing on Nov. 8. The capsule was hoisted about 20 feet above the ground with a pitch of 17 degrees. It reached a horizontal velocity of about 22 mph before splashing into the Hydro […]

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People Who Need To Be Slapped – Volume 1

People Who Need To Be Slapped – Volume 1

November 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Smug Prius Lady This obnoxious gas-bag just can’t stand the fact that someone else in the world drives a car with worse gas mileage than hers. She proceeds to lay out a profanity laced diatribe against a married couple and their children.  All because they had the nerve to keep the truck running while they […]

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Taking an ‘80s Trip Down Technology Lane

Taking an ‘80s Trip Down Technology Lane

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

After a few relatively slow decades, technology started to advance more quickly and consumers were able to take advantage of this progress. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and reflect on some of the innovations and gadgets that were popular during the era of big hair. Commodore 64 You could say the ‘80s was […]

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Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

James Patterson’s The Dangerous Days of Daniel X is possibly going to transition to the silver screen. One of most incredible things about the situation involves the speed at which the novel was optioned. Daniel X was released in July 2008, but New Regency Productions had already obtained the rights to make a movie in […]

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3 Clever Excuses to Get Out of Class

3 Clever Excuses to Get Out of Class

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

It’s one of those mornings. You wake up and there is just no way you can drag yourself out of bed to go to class. Your head is killing you from getting only two hours of sleep, none of your homework is done, and you’re pretty sure there are small creatures living in your laundry […]

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The Geek’s Guide To Girls: How Nerds Can Get Girls

The Geek’s Guide To Girls: How Nerds Can Get Girls

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

Author: Joseph Matthews Okay, so you’re a geek. You’ve finally taken enough time off from your Star Trek marathon and your World Of Warcraft guild doesn’t have any major sieges planned for the moment, so you find yourself with a bit of free time. Now… is it going to be alone time? You decide you […]

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What Are The Latest Discoveries Being Made About Early Humans?

What Are The Latest Discoveries Being Made About Early Humans?

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

One aspect of science which has fascinated humans for much of our existence is the history of our ancestors. With new theories and discoveries being made in this field all the time, it can be hard to keep up with the scientific debate. So what new discoveries have been made? And what are we yet […]

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Where Are They Now? The Ladies of Star Trek: TNG Edition

Where Are They Now? The Ladies of Star Trek: TNG Edition

November 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

It’s been 17 years since Star Trek: The Next Generation wrapped after seven successful seasons and a huge collection of awards including 18 Emmys. The series also spawned three successful feature-length films. We’ve already explored what’s going on with the gentlemen of the series, but what about the lovely ladies of the Enterprise D? Read […]

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Geekly Gourmet: Three-Ingredient Recipes for Guys

Geekly Gourmet: Three-Ingredient Recipes for Guys

November 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Tired of downing Dew and munching on pre-packaged, over-processed substances labeled ‘food’? Knowing that good nutrition is essential for proper brain function, geeks need to eat well to fuel the machine. Here are a few simple, three-ingredient recipes to make for the next CoD or WoW session. Deviously Delightful Dip You will need, for one […]

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The Giant Nebula, NGC 3603

The Giant Nebula, NGC 3603

November 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Thousands of sparkling young stars nestled within the giant nebula NGC 3603. This stellar “jewel box” is one of the most massive young star clusters in the Milky Way Galaxy. NGC 3603 is a prominent star-forming region in the Carina spiral arm of the Milky Way, about 20,000 light-years away. This image shows a young […]

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New Trend In Dentistry: The Robot Will See You Now

New Trend In Dentistry: The Robot Will See You Now

November 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Dentistry is definitely an evolving science. New technologies are enhancing everything from routine cleanings and oral examinations to diagnosis and restorations. If you haven’t been to the dentist in awhile, you’re in for a (mostly) pleasant surprise. The rough scraping and cleaning you may remember from days gone by has been replaced with ultrasonic cleaners […]

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