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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 […]

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. […]

geek baby February 20

Geeky Items for Parenthood

By: TCO Hello from baby-land! Since baby Olsen entered the world in December, I’ve been absent from the blog world…and the Internet world…and let’s be honest, the social world as well. This whole parenting thing has been a wild journey with lots of ups and downs. But luckily for current and soon-to-be parents, nerds have made the […]

geeky wrapping paper present December 12

Gift Guide: Science and Math Nerds

By: TCO Here are a few of our favorite geeky gifts for the science and math geeks in your life!   Gifts for Math Geeks   Math Glasses $38; UncommonGoods    Pi Scarf $45; ThinkGeek   Math Mug $13; PhilosophersGuild   Pi Basket  $118;UncommonGoods   Pi Earrings $5; ThinkGeek   Gifts for Astronomy Geeks   Hubble […]

geeky wrapping paper present December 10

Gift Guide: Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

By: TCO Our favorite gifts for foodies, mixologists, winos, and hosts.   Gifts for the Foodie Geek Miracle Berry Fruit Tablets  $15; ThinkGeek   Molecular Gastronomy Kit $49-65; Uncommon Goods   The Sriracha Cookbook $15; ThinkGeek Cutting Board with iPad Stand $75; Williams Sonoma  Cooking for Geeks $24; Powell’s Books Gifts for the Wine Geek    Constellation […]

STREET FIGHTER XMAS sweater December 08

Nerdy Ugly Christmas Sweaters

By: TCO The ‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ has become somewhat of a staple among holiday celebrations the past few years to the point that you can even buy kits at department stores to make your own. Needless to say, I think it might be time to change up the trend a bit. Enter: Nerdy Christmas Sweaters. These […]

geeky wrapping paper present December 03

Gift Guide: Geeky Kids

By: TCO The holidays are fast approaching and many are scrambling to get their holiday shopping done. Once again, we’ve composed a list of geeky gifts to help you find the perfect present for the nerd in your life. In our first segment of this year’s gift guide,  we’re focusing on the perfect gifts for the […]