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Homestuck: The Ultimate Geek Culture

A young man stands in his bedroom. It just so happens that today, the 13th of April, is this young man’s birthday. Though it was thirteen years ago he was given life, it is only today he will be given a name! What will the name of this young man be? With these words, three … Continue reading

Easter Eggs: Harvest Moon

When Easter was approaching this year, I had the great idea of writing up an article featuring Geeky Easter Egg designs.The problem with this is, is that there are plenty of websites that feature this, such as Global Geek News, Moms Basement and G4. So instead of regurgitating all the same pictures and designs, I’ve … Continue reading

Lit Geek: Bookends

As a lit geek, I have a lot of books (mostly Romance and Young Adult), but very little shelf space. Not only that, but my shelves are old and ugly, and I cover them up with a piece of cloth. It’s not very aesthetically pleasing, but if I could, I’d decorate my collection with beautiful … Continue reading

The Embarrassing Side Effects of Having Recently Read “The Hunger Games”

These side effects seem to have developed into a pandemic within the last few months for most of my friends. I know I am guilty of at least… most of them. We aren’t complaining about this, really, as these “embarrassing” side effects are no where near as embarrassing as anything Twilight related that we may … Continue reading

Geek Life: How Introverts Can Survive a Night Out

Introverts get mentally and physically exhausted when around people for long periods of time and would rather celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day curled up with Yeats or Seamus Heaney than at a pub. The energy used to socialize makes an introvert weary to go out in the first place. Here are a few tips for introverts … Continue reading

Geek Health: Superhero Workout

It is ridiculous how well built comic book heroines are: chiseled like rock while in a fight, but soft and feminine when there is no danger. Yes, they play out as the ultimate mix of strength and femininity, but is this a realistic goal to set for real humans to look like? Heck no! Of … Continue reading

Level Up Your Life with Gamification

Have you given up and forgotten about your New Year’s resolutions? Need some motivation to do those dishes? What if you could turn your most unfun activities into a game, with points, levels, and rewards? Welcome to the world of gamification. The word “gamification” refers generally to the process of applying game design ideas to … Continue reading

Geek Money: Geek Culture – Cheap!

Enjoy Geek Culture: Cheap! Stuck for cash but want to have some fun? Here are some cheap (and free) ways to enjoy geek culture. Manhunt It’s like a video game, only in real life! An adult version of tag, Manhunt is played anywhere where there are bountiful places to hide. The game’s mission is simple: … Continue reading

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