The One Thing David Pogue and Unlimited Lives in Contra Have in Common

The Konami code is a secret branding, a geek stigmata—all it takes is that one brief flash, and you're immediately recognized as one of US. Is it any surprise then, that if you enter that hallowed sequence on DP's new Pogue-o-Matic gadget finder, you get to watch him do a special trick? » 12/02/08 3:15pm 12/02/08 3:15pm

Geek License Plates Show Just How Geeky the Road Can Get (Very)

While this » 8/25/08 3:00pm 8/25/08 3:00pm is by far our favorite geek vanity plate, we don't pretend that others don't exist. And frankly, if I pulled up behind someone repping a wireless radio standard for all to see on the back of their Hyundai, I think there's a great chance I might spit-take my Big Gulp and risk a rear impact collison. And…