Timmy the ThinkGeek Monkey isn’t sad. Not one bit. He’s just trying to fit in with his new friends! They’ve got, shall we say, a darker taste in fashion. They shared his love of Star Wars, Doctor Who, and Minecraft, so why not reciprocate? Oh, and $122 million in cash didn’t hurt either.
Meet Kristin and Zachary. They're a geeky couple who love each other and geeky things so it was fitting that they decided to have the geekiest wedding ever. How geeky? How about Nintendo cartridge invitations. Doctor Who shoes. A Star Wars guestbook. A Lego cake. Butterbeer. An Xbox achievement for the first kiss. And…
Check out Calamityware fine China plates designed by Don Moyers—instead of peaceful scenes and landscapes, they are full of flying dragons, destructive robots, and giant sea monsters.
One of the top comments on yesterday's post about a picture of Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen all geared up for the Super Bowl came from NGEFAN, who wrote: "I've never understood the dislike/indifference towards American football and sports in general that people have on here." On that point, I'd like to…
No longer are the terms "nerd" and "geek" used as insults. We have taken them back from those who would mock us, and now wear them with pride. But those who don't remember the past are doomed to repeat it, and thus it is helpful to know what these terms originally meant, and where they came from. If only so we know…
To be considered a true geek in today's geek friendly world, you can't just be smart. You have to dedicate yourself to the right movies and TV shows. You have to be curious about all kinds of computer and technology. You need to know which video games to play, which superhero to root for, which quotes actually matter.…
It's 2013. We should all know that there are clear differences between calling something a nerd and calling someone a geek. This is a fact! Slackpropagation created this nifty graph that shows the dividing line on what defines a geek and what defines a nerd. The easiest way to tell the difference? Geeks are fans of a…
Do you identify as a geek or a nerd? Unsure? Perhaps this helpful datavisualization can be of some assistance.
If you're reading this website, you're very probably some sort of geek. Which is totally not a bad thing! The question is, of course, what kind of geek are you? A gadget geek? An Internet geek? Perhaps an Apple Fanboy Geek? Check out this infographic to find out.
Unless you're a torrent release group, or run a popular warez site, you probably don't have much ASCII art in your life ever since JPGs took over. And that's a damn shame that can be easily remedied with this wallpaper.
When Buddy Holly finally conceded to glasses, his vision was already 20-800. He had tried some of the earliest contact lenses. They became unbearable after about 10 minutes. So he got glasses. His first frames had thick plastic at the top, with a thinner, less obtrusive metal frame for the bottom half.
The holidays are upon us, so check out these adorable, geek-infused greeting cards. They may possibly be the best and bug-free way to tell your loved ones all your base are belong to them.
If you're proud of your nerdom—and you should be!—these retro-electric Click Watches are the perfect watch for you. It's like having a circuit board on your wrist, a geek flag, a hacking bandana. You. Like. Computers.
This heart-shaped pendant, made to look like computer parts, has LEDs that flash in coordination with your heartbeat. In the future, the pendant will even be able to log data regarding your heartbeat.
The Wormhole, a coffee shop in Chicago, celebrates geek culture with a DeLorean parked right inside the shop. How could you not walk in if you see this on the street? You are a human with a heart, right?
Sure, you could teach your preschooler the alphabet using boring animals and fruit. But why bother when the Geek Alphabet will help your toddler understand the wonders of the occipital lobe, gaming, cosplay, and the the Uncertainty Principle?
Finally! There's a definition of "dork" that allows me to claim that I don't qualify as one. Although making that claim might've made me fit the criteria. Damn it! [Shoebox Blog]
When planning your next Japan visit, better put aside a night for a "factory night jungle cruise" if you want to be right up there with the latest Japanese otaku craze. They literally visit factories, at night.
A professor recently declared "nerd" and "geek" derogatory words, to "be avoided." I agree it should be avoided—but for different reasons.
Crouched behind a thin eucalyptus tree on a crisp Saturday morning, I peer through my gun sight. I spot someone running through the woods. I aim for his head. And fire. The robotic voice in my gun says "CASUALTY".