Social Media Users: Connect With Us! (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest)

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Did you know that just like everyone and their mother these days, we here at [GAS] have an account on almost all major social media sites on the Web? So if you’re not already following us via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram, here are the links to our profiles on each of these sites: Geeks […]

Free eBook: Get “Web Hosting for Dummies” (Valued at $16.99) FREE for a limited time!

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For today’s free eBook, get Web Hosting for Dummies (valued at $16.99) FREE for a limited time! If you’d like to make the leap from a hosted environment to a self-hosted service, this book is for you. You may be making the move from casual blogging to professional blogging. Or, you might already be self-hosting, […]

It Looks Like Link Finally Beat That Massive, Canine Boss Fight

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You know how they say a picture is worth a thousand words? Well then, this one is worth two thousand, it is that awesome. Link took that thing out, no issue. [Via Imgur]

Lego Builder Martin Raynsford Builds Flamethrower Guy From ‘Fury Road’

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So I get an email last week from a guy named Martin Raynsford. Seems he saw my post about the flamethrower guy from Fury Road. That very post ended with me saying: someone please make an action figure of this, ┬ástat! While Martin may not have had the means to do that, he came pretty […]

What Will They Think of Next: The ‘Fake Arm Selfie Stick’ Has Arrived!

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The selfie stick is an interesting cultural phenomenon none of us saw coming. Seeing someone with a three foot stick taking pics of themselves is definitely surreal, but we are living in a tech forward world and this is all part of that evolution. Well, get ready for the selfie stick to reach brave new […]

Agloe: Fake Places That Only Exist to Catch Copycat Mapmakers

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Have you ever been to Agloe, New York? You might not have, considering it was made up to throw fake map makers off. Thing is, the (fake) place has taken on a life of its own, and is just one of many examples of such creations implemented to complicate the work of evil-doers. Take Argleton, […]

A Social Network Designed To Help Fight Depression

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One big problem right now with social media is the fact that many of us use it and end up being depressed because we compare our lives to the inaccurate lives we see show up in our feeds. So what if someone became aware of that problem and wanted to create a social network that […]

6 Reasons Nerd Culture Needs To Take a Good, Long Look at Itself

From Gamergate to the toxicity of our game heroes, Topless Robot has some interesting thoughts on why nerd culture may need to step back and take a good, long look at itself if it intends to evolve as a movement. The last half year has not been the brightest hour for nerds and nerd culture. […]

GRASSROOTS GEEKS: How Two Podcasting Dads Fan-Funded Their Own Horror Convention [Interview]

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Have you ever wondered what goes into a organizing a convention, let alone starting a brand new one, all on your own? Eric Nordhoff and James Frazier, two dads from Nashville, Tennessee, bonded over “Lost” and decided to launch a podcast based on another: “The Walking Dead.” After a feeble start, their “Walker Stalkers” podcast […]

Costumes Are Not Consent: Combating Cosplayer Harassment

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Costumes are not consent. It’s a phrase you may be hearing a lot lately, and one we need to keep talking about. In the past few weeks, the internet has exploded with women speaking up about the treatment we receive at conventions and online. This isn’t a new problem that has suddenly presented itself. The […]

Thoughtful Comments on the Internet? [Pic]

Fortunately, most of the time this isn’t the case, but I do get these kind of comments from time to time, especially from those who are only looking to plug in their blog url under their comments. You know who you are. [Source: Jim Benton | Via Neatorama]

WordPress 3.5 Bug Removes Embed Code from Posts?

Hi guys! Just a quick observation and a question for those of you who have WordPress Blogs and have updated to version 3.5. Have you guys noticed if in Pre-scheduled posts, the embed code of videos is getting stripped out of your posts right before they go live? I noticed that yesterday, and each time […]