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.
Destorm is an artist who has created us several episodes of Soul Toons, giving us awesome acapella versions of Tailspin, Ducktails, Gummy Bears, and other Cartoon theme songs!
Adam Sidwell is a graphic artist who turned to the internet for inspiration. Instead of looking for subjects in the heroes we see so often, he has been doing illustrations of “bad dudes“. From Max Max, to Tyler Durden, Sidwell uses an awesome modernist style. So far though my favorite piece is this set of […]
Well, duh. While the rest of the world may find such information, courtesy of CNN, to be rather surprising (or something?) the geeks just nod their heads. Do we get points for being forward-thinking? Probably not. Either way, apparently—shock of shocks—the iPad has given comics a major boost. While everyone’s been busy talking about the […]
Ladies and gentlegeeks, behold: The ultimate cake for the Dr. Who fans among you. Yes, that Dalek birthday cake is HUGE! it stands at 22″ high and weighs almost 20kg (a little more than 44 pounds). Hit the link to see step-by-step pictures of how the cake was made. [Source: Stacked Cakes]
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single geek in possession of a good dice bag, must be in want of a geek lady with whom to roll his dice. One of the themes I’ve noticed, when writing about geek girls in general, is that many of our readers feel a little out of […]
By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Those crazy guys over at the Discovery News Friday Feedbag, a podcast that summarizes the most interesting science stories of the week, invited me to chat on the show once again. If you missed my first appearance, they asked me to share three GAS stories to add a little […]