You Might Be a Geek, if You’ve Used a Slide Rule

Before the advent of the microprocessor geeks lived pretty boring lives. For one thing there was no WOW, and that of course meant people got a lot more done. But on the other hand doing pretty much everything was substantially slower. Want to look up some information? You had the robust Dewey Decimal System...

I’m Dreaming of a Green Motherboard Holiday

Celebrate Chanuka or the Yuletide with these recycled LED motherboard kits. Some people still don’t know a lot about Judaism despite the fact that Jews invented monotheism, bagels, special relativity, and White Christmas…what, you don’t know from Irving Berlin? Oy. Anyway, since Jewish...

Keep Time in Your Refrigerator – DaysAgo

Do you know the current core temperature of your computer’s CPU, the going rate for mooncloth in WOW and the current software rev of your iPod? Yes? Ahh… but do you know how long that salsa you’re about to eat has been moldering in your fridge for? The DaysAgo Refrigerator Timer helps you...

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cakewich Sandwich – a.k.a. Bread Cake Mold

There are two perfect foods in the world – Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches, and cake. Seriously, when you break it all down, and distill world cuisine into the perfect meal and the perfect dessert, only those two items remain. Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches, aka PB&J, has been around for...

Mystery LEGO Minifigures

Some of the best things in life come in blind packages. We’re talking about great geeky things like collectible card games and Dungeons & Dragons miniatures, of course. Who hasn’t crinkled a packet of cards wondering if it contained that ultra rare? Or incurred the wrath of your Friendly...

This Lite Brite Is Not Square, It’s Cubed

Remember when you were a kid and played with your Lite-Brite? It sure was fun spending an hour or an afternoon (depending on how adept your skills were) to build that happy clown from the packaging. But then what? All that hard work and they expected you to just yank the pegs and start again? How is that...

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