What Will Become of Ender’s Game When it’s Shoved on the Big Screen?

What Will Become of Ender’s Game When it’s Shoved on the Big Screen?

December 8, 2011 | Comments (3)

It would truly be a shame if anyone ruined what could be considered one of the greatest science fiction novels of the modern era.

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Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

December 7, 2011 | Comments (1)

A conflict that is decades old involving a captain of the Starship Enterprise and a gold bikini clad princess from a galaxy far far away has recently resurfaced. The actors portraying these iconic characters have taken a few jabs at one another over which science fiction franchise is superior.

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Is StarTram the Future of Space Travel?

Is StarTram the Future of Space Travel?

December 6, 2011 | Comments (2)

While trains that have stations in outer space might sound like something out of a steampunk science fiction novel, proponents of the StarTram system feel that it is a technology that is truly worth looking into.

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Being a Female Nerd

Being a Female Nerd

December 4, 2011 | Comments (3)

I love all things nerdy. I may not be the most stereotypical of nerds, yes I enjoy films, Doctor Who, sci-fi writing, Carl Sagan, and astrophysics (despite my iffy math skills). However, being a girl and really enjoying these things is still a bit of a non-real thing in mainstream culture.

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Linknami’s Social Ads Review

Linknami’s Social Ads Review

December 4, 2011 | Comments (1)

Linknami’s social network advertising page offers businesses the opportunity to connect with both social media experts and those who have a large influence on social media. What Are Social Ads? The service operates by allowing individuals with a large following, either on Facebook or Twitter, to sign up as publishers. These publishers then Tweet or […]

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Will There Ever be a Movie Based on the Legend of Zelda?

Will There Ever be a Movie Based on the Legend of Zelda?

December 3, 2011 | Comments (4)

The original Legend of Zelda was the fourth best selling game of the NES platform, and Spike TV has decided to grant the title its inaugural Video Game Hall of Fame award. The series has been adapted as a number of manga volumes that were not only endorsed by Nintendo, but also reportedly commissioned by […]

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Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf

December 2, 2011 | Comments (1)

One of my favorite times of year is Christmas. Not just for all the presents I get, but from the pleasure I get from watching my children interact with Claybe. Claybe (named by my daughter) is our resident Elf that visits the children at Christmas.

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Star Wars Boardgames

Star Wars Boardgames

December 1, 2011 | Comments (1)

Star Wars has entered the hearts and homes of fans everywhere. Game manufacturers have tapped into the popular sci-fi franchise and now lucky followers of George Lucas’ creation can buy detailed and inventive board games built with the Star Wars theme. Star Wars Monopoly Monopoly has been recreated numerous times and has included several Star […]

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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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Best Halloween Costume Ever

Best Halloween Costume Ever

October 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

I got this picture in an email today. This is the coolest thing I have seen since that old white guy smoked a cig in a Herman Cain video. Yes, this is Han Solo riding a Tauntaun in Hoth garb.  

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How to Be the Most Annoying Student EVER!

How to Be the Most Annoying Student EVER!

October 24, 2011 | Comments (0)

There’s always THAT guy in the classroom. The one with the snide remarks or the one who sits in the back not paying attention at all. If you are interested about how students can be so annoying sometimes, check this out. These are the best ways to be that annoying student who your professors love […]

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The World’s 5 Nerdiest Pastimes

The World’s 5 Nerdiest Pastimes

October 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

You may have noticed the full global financial collapse that is suddenly occurring. As well as the good chance we will all soon be living in a Mad Max style anarcho-netherworld, you might also be searching for some cheap, easy distractions. How about a hobby to take your mind off things? There are a myriad […]

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How Far Are We From Achieving These Scientific Milestones?

How Far Are We From Achieving These Scientific Milestones?

October 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Science has brought us incredible advancement. We rely on science in some form for much of our everyday lives. Every time we turn on a light, take a painkiller, or use a washing machine, we’re using the fruits of past scientific discoveries. By its nature, science is ever-changing. There are many, many scientific discoveries yet […]

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Space is Still Florida’s Final Frontier

Space is Still Florida’s Final Frontier

October 5, 2011 | Comments (0)

July’s “last” NASA shuttle launch may have been the end of an era, but it isn’t the end of Florida’s heart for space exploration. Would-be space loving travellers should not fret.  I still remember my first trip to Florida in the early ‘90s. A school trip took me and about twenty other students from Canada […]

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Top 5 Arcade Game Babes

Top 5 Arcade Game Babes

September 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Gaming babes sure have changed since the early days of stand-up arcade machines. Where once we could rely on a pixel or two to create a healthy cleavage, these days, one sexy pair of lips is made up of thousands of colors and even more pixels than you can shake a giant, unwieldy joystick at. […]

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Getting Back Into Comics

Getting Back Into Comics

September 19, 2011 | Comments (1)

Over the years, you’ve given up a lot of things. Cartoon character underwear, chocolate milk, comic books. Now that you’re a sophisticated adult, you realize that things were better back when you had those things. Maybe it’s time to give comic books a second chance. Go Digital You can get comics delivered right to your […]

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Nerdy Lolz

Nerdy Lolz

September 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ok this last one isn’t nerdy, but it’s freaking hilarious anyway.  The title is “Two of My Favorite Things”.  

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Munchkin

Munchkin

September 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

“I kick down the door!”. A seemingly innocent line used by thousands of impatient party members shortly before dooming their entire adventuring company in games of Munchkin throughout the world. Munchkin is a card game unlike any other. The premise is simple; fight monsters to level up and get loot, and the first player to […]

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The Nerd List

The Nerd List

September 7, 2011 | Comments (1)

Ever since the bucket list, it seems that now Nerds have come out with their list. The Nerd list is the top five things that you want to be nerdy about and enjoy doing it. This is difficult because part of being a Nerd is being your own individual self, which means no two lists, […]

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What New Dictionary Words Tell Us About How Much We Suck

What New Dictionary Words Tell Us About How Much We Suck

September 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is turning 100 years old and to celebrate they added 400 new words. For those of you who were smarter than to study etymology (study of words), semantics (study of meaning) or lexicography (the study of dictionaries) and thus don’t know, this is kind of a big deal. The new […]

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Supercomputers Show Milky Way Formation

Supercomputers Show Milky Way Formation

September 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you can stand the cheesy 80′s synthesizer soundtrack, this video created by astrophysicists from the University of Zurich and astronomers from the University of California at Santa Cruz, show how the Milk Way was possibly formed. The animation shows the galactic center stars speed up over time and also provides a visual clue that […]

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Weekly Geeky Digest – 08/27/2011

Weekly Geeky Digest – 08/27/2011

August 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

I am going to start a weekly collection(who am I kidding, I could never commit to a routine) of cool things I discovered on the interwebs. Hopefully you will find them interesting. The Netflix Aftermath Wars: Blockbuster versus Redbox I have to admit, I’ve never seen a Blockbuster DVD kiosk. And in my city of […]

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Top 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Do-Overs

Top 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Do-Overs

August 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Unlike in golf, do-overs of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy works generally suck. Not always, no, but it can be hard to improve on perfection. Just ask Johnny Depp about that creepy Willy Wonka re-make, or anyone that’ll acknowledge the Planet of the Apes do-over. So here’s our list of the ones that work 5) […]

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