By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Leo Laporte, the famed technogeek personality and self-proclaimed web whore, has shuttered his Google Buzz account after Buzz mysteriously dropped fifteen of his posts over about two weeks. Laporte considers this event a wake-up call to the transitory nature of social media content that’s hosted by someone else, […]
Cody Frisbee is the creator of this awesome and geeky line of Dungeons and Dragons-themed sports logos. If you’re interested in rooting for the the Gelatinous Cubes, or supporting the Bullettes then you can sport your pride in t-shirt form. Which of these monstrous team do you support?
There are so many talented artists out there who are now tackling the wild and varied world of video game characters. Here are a few outstanding artists renditions of the world of the Super Mario Brothers. Zombie Mario Finnish photographer Marko Saari captured these awesome undead versions of Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad, who in […]
There are plenty of celebrities, public figures, intellectual giants and business gurus using Twitter these days. But there are also some posters who entertain in a slightly different manner: the fictional, fictionalized or anonymous accounts. Here’s our guide to some of the most notable: @fakeapstylebook If you’ve any interest in language or journalism, this is […]
Good Me: Did you hear? I just opened up our Xbox queue and learned that they’re releasing Fable III! Aren’t you excited? Bad Me: You just heard that? Seriously, do you live in some kind of cell cut off from the rest of the universe? How could you possibly miss that? Old news. Move on. […]
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Use a removal service This should be the only tip. Everyone should use a removal service for moving. In fact, most people who move house any other way will inevitably vow to get help next time. But we’re geeks, and geeks like to do things themselves wherever possible, so we need other tips. Boxes and […]
There are dozens of different biofuels out there, many of which purport to be the be-all, end-all of the fuel industry. But can your fuel make a great Manhattan? Yes, Scottish researchers, according to the BBC, have achieved their goal of turning whisky into biofuel. The project cost £260,000 and was funded by the Scottish […]
So, being a geek and a movie lover usually sucks big time. Year after year, I get to watch some of my favorite books butchered on the big screen; I have to endure the slings and arrows of, well, inaccurate slings and arrows in medieval films. I cringe when they miscast favorite super heroes and […]
A lot of the best geeky film/television/book franchises have launched massive fan communities, some of which have endured for decades: Star Wars, Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, to name a few. And of course there are huge followings for specific animes as well, and many, many more. But when something […]
Valley Girl + HP Lovecraft = The Most Concise Summary Ever! [Via Topless Robot]
Did you know that one fast food hamburger may contain meat from hundreds of different cows or that McDonald’s fries are flavored with unspecified “animal products?” Hit the jump for some other facts you might not know about the fast food industry.