Science is Sexy: What is Evolution?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Few things in science cause as much public confusion as the Theory of Evolution.  While a number of great resources have already effectively elucidated the concept, including a video I’ve embedded in this article, I think it is valuable to repeat and expand upon these resources in a public […]

Steampunk Sex Toy

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] An unemployed engineering student used some of her excess of free time to create this steampunk vibrator, made out of “stainless steel, brass, and awesome.” For the moment it runs off of compressed air while she looks for a more powerful boiler than her pressure cooker and a way […]

I Am a Geek! – A Message from the Society for Geek Advancement

From the Society for Geek Advancement, which is not only a sort of club, it’s a movement to put the power of geekiness to work to improve the world. Buy a t-shirt and help fund Room to Read, a charity that builds schools, libraries, and computer labs for children in Third World countries. People featured […]

Geeks are the new rock stars!

Intel, you are darn right! Our rock stars here at Geeks are Sexy are certainly not like most people’s rock stars. Finally, a company that agrees with us! Intel, you rock! Now what’s next for mr. Bhatt? A role in an Indian movie beside Rajini “The Ass Kicking Machine” Kanth? [Via Engadget]

Rocket Launch Tonight – Look Out Eastern US!

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Seems that this week’s science stories are all going to the physicists.  Between 8:00PM and 11:00PM (EST) TONIGHT, a “Minotaur I” rocket should be visible to the entire Eastern seaboard of the United States.  It is being launched from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia (the state where I […]

Science is Sexy: Will the Large Hadron Collider Blow Us Up?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Maybe you’ve heard about the recent controversy over the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.  This device, probably the most complex machine ever devised by man, has been the focus of much debate because of its potential to do two things. Be an enormous waste of money Create a black […]

Surgical Masks Now an Accessory?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] So you’ve been wandering around town all day in your plain, boring surgical mask.  Don’t you wish it matched your swanky clothes?  Would you prefer it if it frightened nearby children?  Well never fear, the internet can once again solve all your problems! Gizmodo has reported on these awesome […]

Science is Sexy: What is Swine (H1N1) Flu? How Does an Animal Disease Spread to a Human Host?

Have you been watching the news at all recently?  If so, you’ve probably heard the term “Swine Flu” or “H1N1 Flu” bouncing around a lot.  While most people come down with the normal human flu at some point, it’s not really a danger to anyone but the very young and the very old.  Why is […]