A refresher on grammar for the Internet by the always amusing Mario, Fafa and Johnny T from Gloves and Boots. [Glove and Boots]
Mental Floss, a weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the weird origins of 40 words such as “noon,” “denim,” and “mortgage.” [Mental Floss | Via LS]
40 infamous villain hideouts compared, from the smallest (top left) to the largest (bottom right.) If you’re reading this from the front page, I’ve included the actual measurement right after the jump. Edit: It looks like some of these measurements do not make sense, sorry about that!
The term “shironuri” literally means “painted in white” and this eclectic Japanese street-fashion style is cropping up in Western subcultures. The defining feature of shironuri is the stark white face that women paint on themselves using traditional Geisha makeup. The fashion ranges from gothic lolita to mori girl (forest inspired) to outlandish garb you would […]
Since the XXII Olympic Winter Games are starting this week, now is the time to learn more about some interesting Olympic facts! [ASAPScience]
A Brooklyn artist has created a Dungeons & Dragons-themed yoga class, complete with a storyline. The class came about after Scott Wayne Indiana spent a weekend on a yoga and meditation retreat and decided simply listening to a yoga teacher read out a set of poses was a bit dull. He developed the idea of […]
Part 1: 99 pages. Part 2: 105 pages. Part 3: 62 pages. There are plenty of short novels that have been adapted into full length movies, so we can’t exactly say Peter Jackson committed a crime by splitting “The Hobbit” into three movies! Oh, and if you haven’t read the original book yet, do yourself […]
Black Milk Clothing has a long standing relationship with geek girls world-wide. Their innovative and extremely comfortable line of leggings, dresses and swimsuits have become a staple of many pop-culture convention attendees wardrobes. Now, the company is releasing a collection fit for a night out in Gotham. The collection is a mix of graphic art […]
Even though the total number of players dropped a bit in the past few years, the sheer number of people who still play the biggest MMORPG of all time is still enormous. And if we take into account everyone who played since day 1, that number goes up to 100 MILLION PLAYERS. Yep, 100,000,000: that’s […]
Which one are you? :) If you’re reading this from the front page, I’ve included the full picture after the “read more” link below.
OMG! True, true, true, all true!!! This was my life from June 1998 to June 2011, and I kind of miss it… a little. I especially miss my friends, who I still see on occasions, but not that often. Everyone has a life and a family outside office hours after all. Working for yourself at […]
We’ve occasionally posted about The Big Ban Theory here on Geeks are Sexy, and each time we do, a certain number of you start vehemently protesting against the show. The opinions are pretty mixed though, some like it as light entertainment, and other see TBBT as something that anyone with a head on his shoulder […]