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  • Ebola Virus with the word Ebola image
    Ebola virus rendered harmless in a cross stitch chart
    A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Viruses are considered by some to be a life form, because they carry genetic material, reproduce, and evolve through natural selection. They are...
  • Billy Boyd and Marton Csokas at Cincinnati Comic Expo 2013
    Conventions convenient to Ohio geeks 2014 : September through November
    People are starting to plan their Halloween costumes and holiday vacations, and I’m just sitting here wondering which cosplay to create for the next convention. That awkward moment when you realize your talking in memes and non-internet...
  • Monthly subscription service: What's in a Nerd Block Jr. box?
    Monthly subscription service: What's in a Nerd Block Jr. box?
    Remember those grab bags you used to love as a kid? You'd pick one up at a fair or festival and shiver with excitement as you opened it up to peak inside.Monthly subscription services such as Nerd Block Jr. elicit the same type of reaction,...
  • Talk Nerdy to Me: Geek-Inspired Cocktails for Comic Con
    Talk Nerdy to Me: Geek-Inspired Cocktails for Comic Con
    The San Diego Comic Con is in motion and a celebration of galactic proportions calls for some delicious refreshments! After waiting in line forever to shake William Shatner’s hand, a little pick-me-up is in order. If there’s one thing...
  • 'Dawn of The Planet of the Apes: Firestorm'
    'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm' outstanding prequel novel
    “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm”The official movie prequel novel by Greg KeyesDisclosure: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2011) is my favorite movie of all time and “Planet of the Apes” (1968) is my...
  • 'Dawn of The Planet of the Apes'
    A guide to ‘The Planet of the Apes’
    “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” arrives next week on the heels of a fantastic looking trailer and extremely positive early buzz. In preparation to what could end up being the “Empire Strikes Back” of “Planet of the...
  • Behind the Scenes of PERCEPTO the DESTROYER
    Phoenix Comicon heats up downtown Thursday through Sunday
    The 14th Annual Phoenix Comicon is coming to the Phoenix Convention Center this weekend (June 5 to June 8). Excitement has been building for this event for months. Industry insiders from film, television (and, oddly enough, comics) will be hiding...
  • SyFy Channel to premiere new series 'The Wil Wheaton Project'
    SyFy Channel to premiere new series 'The Wil Wheaton Project'
    Who better to host a TV show about geeks than Wil Wheaton? The answer is, of course, nobody. Best known as Wesley Crusher from Star Trek: the Next Generation, Wheaton is far more than just an actor. He happens to be a very popular author, blogger,...
  • tech teacher
    How to Talk to a Tech Teacher
    There’s always been something mystical about people in technical professions–engineering, science, mathematics. They talk animatedly about plate tectonics, debate the structure of mathematical functions, even smile at the mention of...
  • GoPro Hero3+
    Five top tech gifts for the fitness enthusiast this holiday 2013
    Tech gifts aren't just for the geek anymore. These are some suggestions for tech gifts by retailer Sport Chalet and from a survey they conducted with their customers. Sport Chalet is a full service specialty sporting goods that was founded in...
  • Geek and gaming holiday gift guide
    Geek and gaming holiday gift guide
    It's about that time of the year. Whether you're planning your Thanksgiving dinner or already getting your holiday decorations up, Christmas is what we're all thinking about. Lets face it, we all have that one person in the family or a...
  • Nerd vs. Geek
    The geek vs. the nerd
    A rival. Or an ally? A peaceful agreement. Or a battle to the death? Found on the outskirts of society, the people who count themselves a part of this niche will defend their differences between the world and between themselves. They are the same...
  • You Might Be Raising a Little Geek If....
    You Might Be Raising a Little Geek If....
    Let’s face it: homeschooled kids have a wider variety of reading material than traditional public schooled students. They may do book reports on obscure titles that no one has ever heard of, or on books that are on the current bestseller...
  • Kya Aliana reading American Vampire
    Horror comics make a comeback
    One of the dying genres in young adult fiction is horror, more specifically, horror comics. Back in the 1950s and '60s they were all the fad. Horror comics express scary stories with a twisted sense of humor. They have been an inspiration for...
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    Tech Teacher? I Understand You
    If you teach technology, it’s likely you’re a geek. Even if you didn’t start out that way–say, you used to be a first grade teacher and suddenly your Admin in their infinite wisdom, moved you to the tech lab–you...