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.
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.
Back before you young whippersnappers had your video games, game geeks played board games. You know, with physical pieces and paper for keeping score? And Geek Chic makes incredible custom tables for people still into those old-school games.
Today's Limited Edition Cheap T-Shirt at TeeFury.com? Kirk and Spock getting a little Wyld Stallions. Ignore the haters in the comments (Although the Star Trek concert pic is awesome); we laughed. Only available for another few hours, so hurry. [TeeFury]
Call it a fitting, if belated, end to our Killer Robot Week; a t-shirt sign that, one day, human and bot will live in perfect harmony... or, at least, be able to shake hands without disaster.
Yesterday it was light-emitting band-aids, and now a Japanese printing company has created light-emitting ink that can be used on clothing. As long as you're also willing to wear a battery or two.
What happens when Batman and Robin upset the wrong people while fighting crime? They get put in the Witness Protection Program - and on this awesome shirt from Chunk.
A bomb scare in the UK turned out to not be the work of a rogue terrorist, but just a fanboy and his homemade props. Police overreaction, or final proof that fandom can be deadly?
San Diego Comic Con is mere days away, but OMG what to wear? Don't be caught in last year's Iron Man chest plate T-shirt, that's so 2007 SDCC. In order to help you look your best we've collected a variety of the latest and greatest Con gear, so get ready to update your shoes, threads and phones to look your best for…
These dry-clean only shirts from Rhombuswear are, perhaps, the perfect "next step" for geeks looking to spruce up their wardrobe with a few articles that aren't open source project-branded polo shirts. From a distance, they're all business. But get close, and the little 1's and 0's start to take shape. Or Iowa test…
If nothing else, you've got to admire the honesty of this particular version of Star Trek's fabled red shirt. That said, if I were the latest security officer on the Enterprise and I saw this on my chest? I might start thinking about asking for a transfer.
Red Shirt [ThinkGeek]
Frustrated that your favorite didn't get the nod on Tuesday (unless you are a McCain fan, in which case, well, good for you)? Feeling disillusioned by the whole political process in general after the embarrassment of exit polls and special guest pundit discussion? Now you can wear your protest on your chest by…
Fact : Guns from the future belong on your person. And this ray gun wallet is the best way to score pocketable space weapons for at least the next decade or so. Handmade by sandwiching the geek chic design along with Japanese newspaper clippings between vinyl, the wallet won't look like a laser-firing galactic dildo,…
A Livejournal user with the lovely moniker "vomitsaw" has crafted some equally lovely skull bracelets from copper printed circuit boards, which are etched by hand and sport AV plug fasteners. Apparently there's been enough interest in these very '80s ornaments to lure the goth/geek (geek/goth?) craftsman into the …
TokyoFlash brings you The Scope, an LCD display watch that achieves new levels of geeky-cool, but how difficult does time-telling have to be before it gets to be just goofy?