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Don’t pull out your pokeballs yet, my fellow geeks, since many of these pokemon may be repulsive. While the animals may be repugnant, the infographic is awesome in that some poor soul took hours of time to search the anals of the ecosystem and find these creatures to use for the real life pokemon infographic. Thank you, anonymous guy who is a web search master, has probably never left his house, and likes dill pickles.
I came up with this idea several years ago in a conversation with a friend at MIT, who was regularly finding herself upset by other people who worked in her lab. The analogy worked so well in helping her to understand her co-workers that I decided to write it up and put it on the web. I've gotten quite a few email messages since then from other people who have also found it helpful. All people have a "tact filter", which applies tact in one direction to everything that passes through it.
There’s nothing wrong with adding some geeky touches to your special day, like dancing to the Dragonborn song from Skyrim or sending Super Mario wedding invitations. But a theme wedding can get a bit crazy—and there’s nothing wrong with that either. (Because hey, you’re the one who has to live with the ridiculous photos for the rest of your life.) If you’re not sure just how geeky your wedding should be, check out these 20 super geeky weddings.
With The Avengers dominating the box office and the new Dark Knight Rises trailer on loop in our office, we figured it was time we went all-in on our inner fanboy. Making the decision to put a superhero poster on your wall is a weighty one. You’re basically saying to yourself, “My charm and good looks will counteract the fact that she thinks I’m approaching puberty.” Luckily, these options display a bit of adult sophistication to go along with your childhood love of Spandex-clad crime fighters.
There are tons of personality quizzes out there in fandom world, some of them amazing. We wouldn’t dream of challenging the goddess herself (J.K. Rowling) with her Pottermore sortings, and we encourage all of you to take as many quizzes as you can.
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Many jobs in the contemporary workplace actually require that you're online all the time, constantly connected to your coworkers—and to a mind-boggling ocean of distractions. Here's how to stay focused. Picture by Asher Sarlin Set Regular Times to Get Off the PC
Availability: Dimensions: 3.3" (H x W x D) 8.4 cm For Hobbits-at-heart everywhere, here's a wonderful piece of The Lord Of The Rings to wear with pride - like a Hobbit.
History There was a time when computer games didn't have graphics. Or at least they couldn't have graphics and sound at the same time. They certainly couldn't have graphics, sound and enough content to keep even a human being amused for more than a few minutes.