Tag: "video"

Pebble Watch Sells Out – Kickstarter’s Big Success

Pebble Watch Sells Out – Kickstarter’s Big Success

When their Kickstarter campaign first kicked off, for about $100, one could get a watch when manufacturing started. Within just a few short hours, Pebble had exceeded its goal of $100,000 and within just a few days breezed past $2 million.

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Games Only a Nerd Could Love

Games Only a Nerd Could Love

Many strategy board games and video games started out as a nerd’s prime entertainment and have a unique feel and play style compared to mainstream games.

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15 Hardest Computer Games of All Time

15 Hardest Computer Games of All Time

Computer games are supposed to be challenging. If they were easy, then there really wouldn’t be any point in playing them. The incentive for us to go out and spend our hard earned money is not lost on the difficulty of some of the most popular offerings out there. We are driven by the desire […]

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Sci-fi and Superhero films to look forward to for 2012 and 2013

Sci-fi and Superhero films to look forward to for 2012 and 2013

The year 2012 holds the release of many widely anticipated films. There’s such a huge variety of titles being released too, that there is surely something for everyone and everyone’s taste! Here we will give you a low-down of the biggest names and the films you should definitely be looking forward too!

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Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

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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Being a Female Nerd

Being a Female Nerd

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

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

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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The Future of Technology

The Future of Technology

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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How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

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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Nerdy Sci-Fi Videos

Nerdy Sci-Fi Videos

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

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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Odd Music Videos

Odd Music Videos

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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Taking an ‘80s Trip Down Technology Lane

Taking an ‘80s Trip Down Technology Lane

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?

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

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

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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Top 5 Arcade Game Babes

Top 5 Arcade Game Babes

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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Supercomputers Show Milky Way Formation

Supercomputers Show Milky Way Formation

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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Georgetown Basketball Brawl in China

Georgetown Basketball Brawl in China

Full-scale brawl breaks out at the Georgetown University vs the Bayi Rockets game in China. Real classy.  

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The Strangest Video Games Ever Created

The Strangest Video Games Ever Created

Video Games have been a part of our culture for the past 30 or so years. From Atari to Xbox we have come along way and had a lot of fun doing it. Many of us have experienced every type of video game you can think of, or so we thought. Here is by far […]

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Gluttony is Not a Sport

Gluttony is Not a Sport

The ability of one man to scarf down 62 hot dogs in ten minutes is somehow front-page news according to Yahoo. As a paragon of geek culture, I simply can’t fathom why this dubious achievement is worthy of news, let alone the front page. Not only is this dangerous and wasteful, it’s disgusting. To make […]

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Nerdly Videos: Dancing Edition

Nerdly Videos: Dancing Edition

In my wanderings around the ‘net, I have amassed quite a favorites folder. Most of it is work related, some links are to blogs I frequent, but, on the very bottom of the list, I have compiled a sub-folder that exists purely for the laughs. Here are my top four picks for nerdalicious, awesomely bad […]

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Make Your Own Backyard Listening Station

Make Your Own Backyard Listening Station

Humans have long questioned whether or not the Earth is home to the only intelligent life in the universe. As technology has advanced, more people have become interested in searching for extraterrestrial intelligence, creating a field known as “SETI.” SETI is an acronym that stands for the “Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence,” and professional astronomers and […]

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Do or Do Not, There is No Try

How to Put Up With A Nerdy Significant Other

Have you found yourself in a relationship with someone who seems like they’re cheating on you – with fictional characters? It can be extremely frustrating to be with someone who spends hours every day playing video games or role playing games. Sometimes, it may feel like they don’t want to be with you, or care […]

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What’s Happening with Firefly/Serenity?

What’s Happening with Firefly/Serenity?

For a series with a lifespan almost as short as its namesake, Firefly sure has created a lot of flutter. Running for three months from September 20, 2002 to December 20, 2002, the series suffered from ho-hum ratings and high production costs that forced Fox to pull the plug. In the summer of 2005 Serenity, […]

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Somebody stop the ringing

Hearing Strange Noises? It’s Not Tribbles in the Closet!

If you have been noticing a whining, crackling, or screeching noise in one or both of your ears, relax. It is not aliens attempting to contact you, so put down the tinfoil hat. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a symptom of any one of a huge plethora of causes, most of which are benign […]

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Might be a little outta my price range.

Thinking of Getting a Model Rocket

When I was a kid I remember building and launching a couple of model rockets with my little brother.  So now 25 years later I think my two girls might have fun doing it.  Something with a camera would be pretty cool.  They were out of our price range back in the 80′s and were […]

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How cool would it be to play this in your house!

How to Buy Your First Arcade Game

Thinking of buying a used arcade game?. What a great idea! Going all the way back to the 1980s, arcades and arcade games have gobbled the quarters of generations of kids. They have provided hours of great game play for saviors of the univers, top-notch race car drivers, hungry chompers and more. If you are […]

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10 Things To Do While Waiting for Tron Legacy

10 Things To Do While Waiting for Tron Legacy

All those years ago when the original Tron came out, everyone hailed the film as being ahead of its time. Well, if the upcoming release of Tron Legacy is proof of anything, it’s that Tron’s time has finally come. Now, we’re not going to discuss too much about the new film, as certainly a lot […]

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