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Date A Geek: 5 Blow Your Mind Reasons To Do It

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Geeks traditionally do not fare well in the dating pool, but maybe they have been treated too harshly. The geek personality actually has a lot to offer when it comes to relationships. Next time you are looking for a new partner, don’t dismiss that cute geek who is showing interest in you. Here are five compelling reasons to date a geek. 1. Geeks Are Good Listeners   Geeks are predominantly introverts. Although introverts might struggle to get noticed in today’s world of …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Enter the Print Express Comic Book Competition

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  UPDATE: Extended to first week of September 2012 Do you see yourself as the next Hergé or Stan Lee? Do you spend hours locked away penning new comic storylines and devising superheros, heroines, damsels in distress and other unique characters? If you are now screaming, ‘This is me!’ then the new competition from Print Express could be for you. All you need to do is send off your comic in PDF form and if you win, you will receive five professionally …

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Sand Time Watch Great For Counting Down The Seconds Before Your Demise

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Ah, the feeling of impending doom that an hourglass brings! These age-old timers have been used to count down for seven hundred years, but now they’re usually just decoration. They always seem to be in the possession of the bad guy! From the Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz to Ja’far in Aladdin, hourglasses add a special flair (with a little touch of sinister) to the countdown.     A few years ago, Balykin Pavel designed this Sand+Time Watch. It has a …

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15 Geeky Guitars You Can Rock Out With

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Playing music is fun, but instruments can get pretty boring.  If you’re not walking around with a giant drum and mallet, you’re playing the dubstep foot pedal or perhaps fluting out a tune on your oboe.  ”Dubstep foot pedal?”  In any case, you can appreciate the classic instrument that we call the guitar, and you will appreciate even more these 15 geeky guitars you can rock out with.  They combine a couple of your interests into physical manifestations of awesomeness, so enjoy …

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Medieval Weapon Pushpins Geeky Product Review

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Medieval Weapon Pushpins The Medieval Weapon Pushpins are a unique way to pin up notes and memos, and were sent to me by the wonderfully charming LIVINGroyal! Ah, so we find ourselves again wandering through the streets of the fifteen hundreds, surrounded by dead cows and the knights of the round table, who are busy launching dead bodies into the nearby city of the enemy.  What are we to do, when we need to get our less-than-studious living partner to do some …

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Launch Of The Geeky Science Series: A Brief Introduction

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  Hello, Cool Gizmo Toys community! I’m happy to announce the launch of the Geeky Science series, which is as momentous as it sounds! Today, this is the only post on the series that I will post, but for the next five days I am going to write an article on a geeky topic that relates to science – on a scientific aspect of something that is a hot topic among geeks. This sounds kind of boring right now, but don’t fret …

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Why Apple Named The iPad 3 “The iPad” And Confused The World

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So, you’ve heard about the new iPad, and in an attempt to sound smart, you went over to talk to all of your tech friends about it. The problem is, they disowned you when you used the phrase “iPad 3.” Why would they do such a thing? Because Apple has declared that this new device is to be called “The iPad,” and that anyone who thinks this is stupid should be ignored. So, the question is: why did Apple decide to confuse …

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Why Do Geeks Like Mustaches? [Reader Response]

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Since we all know that I have an entire category devoted to mustaches, we also all know that there is a huge geeky following of this topic.  My question is… why?  I know that mustaches are awesome, you know that mustaches are awesome, but what is the reason behind the geeky love that we have for mustaches? When you think about it, doesn’t it seem odd that we would obsess over facial hair?  That we would make snowglobes with facial hair in them? …

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