Unicorn files 2 July 02

The Unicorn Files: From a Model’s POV

By: Meg Humphrey What most people who know me through conventions and fan communities don’t know is that I’m actually quite shy. When I’m out of my element, I tend to feel pretty embarrassed for no reason and have a hard time striking up or keeping conversations. Even places I think I might be okay, […]

The Unicorn Files Kickstarter June 15

Featured Kickstarter: The Unicorn Files Photo Book

By: TCO Warning, today’s Featured Kickstarter is totally self-promotion since it is my Kickstarter. :) About a year and a half ago, I started “The Unicorn Files: Debunking the Myth of the Female Geek,” a project that highlights different geeky women in the community. And today, I’m launching a Kickstarter in the hopes of raising the funds […]

#WeWantWidow Seattle black and white June 08

Seattle Geeks Speak Up: Black Widow Flash Mob #WeWantWidow

By: TCO On June 6th, fan across the world coordinated a huge flash mob sending a simple message: We Want Widow. Since the success of the Avengers, fans have noticed a distinct lack of Black Widow merchandise. (There is even a Tumblr addressing the sheer volume of missing Black Widow merch.) One geek blogger, Kristin Rielly, decided that it was time […]

mit-rus-origami-robot-1-1432840227571 June 01

MIT’s Origami Robot: Cutest Breakthrough Ever

By: TCO Well, they did it. MIT created the cutest robot ever. But this robot is not just adorable, but functional beyond imagination. It’s development is a breakthrough that will change the science world as we know it. This little robot can fold, move, swim, push, dig, and then dissolve! The robots are made out of sheets of plastic […]

modcloth brilliant ad May 22

Dresses Rule Everything Around Me: DREAM

By: TCO It’s finally starting to warm up enough in the Northwest to justify a dress shopping spree. Normally I don’t promote clothing from just one brand, but I was inspired by one of my favorite online retailers this morning when I saw this ad pop up on Facebook: This is by far the most […]

PROTIP BANNER April 14

Convention Pro Tips: Don’t be THAT Guy

By: Meg Humphrey I’m heading off to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim (and Disneyland!) and I wanted to share some pearls of wisdom about not being the person that other people dislike that I learned from Celebration VI and from going to cons in general. You’ll no doubt see people do all of these things, but […]

buddingSTEM dino March 20

Featured Kickstarter: buddingSTEM, a Clothing Line for Geeky Girls

By:TCO While shopping for gifts for my friend’s soon to be born daughter, I was annoyed at the array of princess outfits but lack of things I know my friend would actually like. (Namely I was looking for anything and everything pirate since she and her husband are essentially pirates…besides the whole stealing from people thing. […]

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