10 geeky movies to show your kids

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’re a geek, you’ll want your kids to grow up and be a geek too.   To that end, Wired has a list of ten geeky movies you should make your kids watch and of course it goes without saying that Star Wars IV: A New Hope is in […]


Japan’s hi-tech toilet obsession

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] It seems that Japan is the one nation on earth with an obsession for making the best toilets.  While we are content with only making sure that they are able to flush properly and no more, the Japanese are installing handy little extras such as devices to wash and […]

Dog Tongue Science

Most people think that when a dog drinks, he creates a kind of spoon with the top of his tongue and brings liquid back to his mouth. When looking at a dog lapping at a bowl of water in real time, it certainly seems this way. But if you slow down a film of the […]

Code Monkey like you

By Lyle Bateman Contributing Writer, [GAS] Geeks love music, and proof is in the incredible sales of games like Guitar Hero. But even then, it’s rare that a song comes along that is both eminently geeky and eminently musical, and I can’t think of a better way to describe “Code Monkey” by Jonathan Coulton. Anyone […]

Coming Soon – Facebook: The Movie

By Shéa Bennett Contributing Writer, [GAS] Yeah, I can’t wait either. Penned by Aaron Sorkin, who created The West Wing and wrote the Tom Hank’s vehicle Charlie Wilson’s War, the as of yet untitled Facebook movie will focus on Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes, the founders of the popular social networking site. Sorkin’s […]

Nose Shower Gel Dispenser

We all know that when it comes to dating, today’s men and women prefer geeks. As a reader of this site, you should be aware of this fact by now. So for all you single geeks out there waiting to go on a date, here’s a little accessory that will bring a smile to your […]

British bank changes “pants” password

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] Here’s some food for thought if you think your online banking password is securely hidden from curious eyes at the bank. A British banking customer, Steve Jetley, phoned up his bank (Lloyds TSB Bank) and discovered that his password “Lloyds is pants” had been changed to “no it’s not” […]

Star Wars Landspeeder replica looks just like the real thing

This Star Wars Landspeeder replica was designed by a very talented dude named Daniel Deutsch. The near-perfect masterpiece was built from scratch using molded fiberglass and mounted on a custom aluminum chassis. The vehicle is powered by an electric drive system, which can take its passenger near light speed (or 25 mph). Additional pictures after […]