Grow Your Own Zombie Plants and Watch Them Play Dead

moving plant growing kit

Many of you probably know of the Mimosa pudica, due to that Best Vines Facebook page that seems to always spam your feed, but very few of you probably know that the plant in question is called the Mimosa pudica.  It is also likely that you did not know of the new ThinkGeek Grow Your Own Zombie… 

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‘Knits for Nerds’ by Joan of Dark: book review

star wars knitting crafts

Crafty geeks, rejoice! There is a special corner of Geeky Heaven reserved for nerds who are also knitters. And ‘Knits for Nerds’ by Toni Carr, or “Joan of Dark,” is its bible.   With 30 original patterns from Toni Carr and other designers covering fandoms from Star Wars to Harry Potter, this book is a… 

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Glowing Cupcake Recipe: So Easy That Even I Can Do It

glowing cupcake recipe

  I called this a glowing cupcake recipe, but the truth is that these babies don’t glow on their own, and neither do the cupcakes you’ll be making.  (What?)  You will need a blacklight, but if you are throwing a party with glowing cupcakes, it’s worth the investment.  That is, of course, assuming that you… 

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Playable Tetris Pumpkin Carving In The Spirit of Halloween

playable tetris pumpkin

  This is my semi-official Halloween post, and I think you’ll all enjoy it.  Why carve a pathetic Tetris pumpkin when you’re going to be revealed as the noob that you are when you see this thing sitting on a neighbor’s front porch.  This playable Tetris pumpkin doesn’t use fire, but it lights up for all of… 

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How To Make Avengers Bookmarks And Save The World, Plus Your Spot

how to make avengers bookmarks

These Avengers Bookmarks are a great of example of simple DIY geek arts and crafts.  So, you’re not good enough to make an 16-bit Samus cosplay – so what.  Big whoop.  Stop feeling sorry for yourself; you’re getting tear stains on my very expensive Persian rugs that I bought from Ikea.  “Dude, I think you… 

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H2O Instant Water Candle Kit

H2O instant water candle kit

  The H2O Instant Water Candle Kit is a great way to quickly and easily make your own candle.  For $4, you get 3 floaters, 18 wicks, and 20 grams of water coloring that is available in blue, green, or red.  First, you need to get a glass, vase, or something of that sort.  Next,… 

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Happy Halloween: Angry Birds Pumpkin Scene

angry birds halloween

Happy Halloween, my dear readers!  If you were hoping for a special Halloween post, you’ve got it.  A couple of days ago, I went around my local neighborhoods, searching for a very sexy female house decked out in geeky Halloween creations.  I came upon a place of business that featured an Angry Birds pumpkin scene… 

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