No Girls Allowed: Superheroine movies that are not.

I spent my childhood reading source materials like Greek and Celtic myths, stuff like that....more

What NOT to Buy a Geek Mom for Mother's Day (or: Why I Hate Tech Targeted "To Women")

Here, I'm going to give you a little spoiler: don't buy Mom any tech that's targeted to Moms. Period.I came across an article on Ubergizmo for a rumored new HTC Bliss phone, which is being touted as an Android phone for women.Now, being a Droid lover I like to check out new Droid phones. But being a woman, especially a geeky one, I did not like the sound of a phone marketed to women. By that, all I could think was that it's really for Moms and that could only mean......more

Free Comics for Everyone! May 7 is Free Comic Book Day

Got a kid who loves comics? Maybe you're a big kid who loves comics? Well, May 7th is your lucky day! Stores around the globe will be celebrating the 10th Annual Free Comic Book Day by handing out free comics to anyone who visits their stores.If you've got a little person, what better way than to introduce a love of comics - for free!Use the handy Free Comic Book Day store finder to locate a store near you....more

Super geeky fun: LEGO Community Garden at Canadian Tulip Festival

Ottawa has been home to some great LEGO-related events in the past, and this one sounds like it won't disappoint! There will be a LEGO Community Garden at this year's Tulip Festival. Located at Major's Hill park, this interactive display will feature a flower theme:...more

May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Bobble Heads

If you haven't noticed yet, today is May the 4th. Officially known as Star Wars Day in geek circles, during which geeks (including my family) greet each other with "May the 4th be With You". Dorky? Of course. Fun for the kiddies? You bet!...more

they're completely adorable :)more

Adorable Geeky Wedding Proposal: Super Mario Living Room (video)

A little geeky fun in honour of the Royal Wedding this week.Nothing warms the heart like a geeky little wedding proposal. And this one has it all: Geek boy and geek girl Super Mario painted living room Interactivity Geek love (Spoiler: she says yes ;) (Source: Geekosystem)...more

Bunny Suicides: Why The Cadbury Eggs Are Offing Themselves

I mean, really. What is there to say other than the fact that each year I find the Cadbury Creme Egg suicides (video below) completely disturbing. and hilarious. And disturbing....more

Is That a Fail Whale On Your Arm, Or Are You Just Erroring Out: Niche Tattoos

There is a long and glorious history of getting tattooed to proclaim your profession or status. Probably the most classic tattoo that comes to mind is the noble anchor, proclaiming your status as a sailor.  Nowadays it probably means the bearer has asymmetrical bangs and a collection of odd scarves. ...more

Liz jones makes me want to kill.more