From Basement to Shelves the World Over: The Story of Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

A popular chocolate cup filled with delicious peanut butter, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups were created by a man named Harry Burnett (H.B.) Reese. Reese was born May 24, 1879 in Pennsylvania to a farming family. He married in 1900 and went on to have sixteen children. (Yes, 16!) By 1903, not surprisingly, he was struggling […]

10 April Fools Pranks That Went Horribly Wrong

It’s that time of year again… April Fools. Once again, Alltime 10s has found you the ten stupidest, most ill-advised pranks of previous years. From pretending to hang yourself to the Google stunt that got its users fired, this is 10 MORE April Fools Pranks That Went Horribly Wrong. [AllTime10s]

5 Things Most People Still Don’t Understand About Star Wars

Over the past four decades, there have been so many Star Wars movies, comics, games, and TV shows that it’s almost impossible to keep track of them all. And that might explain why there are so many misconceptions and misunderstandings about the Star Wars universe. Because no matter how much you think you know, there […]

Why Do Some English Speaking Countries Pronounce Z as “Zed” and Others as “Zee”?

It’s not just the British that pronounce “z” as “zed”. The vast majority of the English speaking world does this. The primary exception, of course, is in the United States where “z” is pronounced “zee”. [Today I Found Out]

The Complete History of Chocolate (1900 BCE – 2017)

Learn all about the complete history of chocolate, from its origins in Mesoamerica in 1900 BCE up until today. Also, if you’re a hardcore chocolate lover just like we are here at Geeks are Sexy (My wife and I have tried almost all renowned chocalate makers in the province of Quebec as well as some […]

Today’s Hottest Deals: Up to 85% off New York Times best-selling reads + More Deals

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning, starting with Amazon’s big sale where they’re offering up to 85% off on New York Times best-selling reads! –85% off New York Times best-selling reads (eBooks) Recommended titles from this sale: –The […]

The Rise and Fall of Saturday Morning Cartoons: A Valuable Lesson

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For those of us who went through childhood in the eighties and nineties, Saturday morning cartoons were a part of what defined us as adults today. These two decades were completely different when it came to how we consumed content, especially when compared to how kids watch cartoons these days with the Internet and on […]

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – What’s the Difference? (Movie vs. Book)

In this video, CineFix begins a 3 part journey through Middle-earth with J.R.R. Tolkien’s classics and Peter Jackson’s epic adaptations. With no restraint on spoilers, it’s time to ask, What’s the Difference?!? [CineFix]

Math Lovers and Bakers, Rejoice! Today is Pi Day!

Hey everyone, today is Pi day! For those not in the know, Pi day is celebrated by math enthusiasts (as well as bakers) all around the world each year on March 14th for the simple reason that Pi= 3.141592…, and 3.14 = March 14. Yeah, I know, this is kind of ridiculous, but hey, why […]

Staying at a Tokyo Capsule Hotel [Video]

Capsule hotels are dream come true for budget travellers – particularly in upmarket Ginza in Tokyo. [Abroad in Japan]

Adult Disney Fans Are Weird (And Amazing!) [Video]

Disclaimer: I’m part of those weird people and I’m really proud of it. As a Canadian, I’ve only been to Disney World once (in 2010,) and I’ve been looking forward to my second visit for YEARS now. Unfortunately, bringing a family of 5 there is crazy expensive, so I’m waiting for them to open the […]

Remembering The Sinclair ZX81 Computer 36 Years Later

One of the main reasons I enjoyed the Micro Men drama so much was that it featured all three computers (other than PCs) which I have owned in my life. And by owned I mean “had access to in my home as a child”. The first such machine is the ZX81, Sinclair’s second home machine, […]