​The secret origins of nerd, dork, and other things you've been called

No longer are the terms "nerd" and "geek" used as insults. We have taken them back from those who would mock us, and now wear them with pride. But those who don't remember the past are doomed to repeat it, and thus it is helpful to know what these terms originally meant, and where they came from. If only so we know… »12/12/13 4:00pm12/12/13 4:00pm

Enjoy a Rare Visit to Friday 13th's Real-Life Camp Crystal Lake

Today's date has been frightening the superstitious since the 19th century, but it wasn't until 1980 when a bloody knife and a quaint New Jersey campground carved Friday the 13th into American pop culture forever. Now, for the second time ever, you can not only visit the iconic setting.. but own part of it. »9/13/13 2:27pm9/13/13 2:27pm

Scifi Clothing You Can Wear on the Street Without Fear of Reprisals

Sometimes it's not enough to wear your science fiction pride silently on the inside. Every now and then you want to let everyone know you've got an inner geek who loves particle physics, laser beams, clanking robots, and otherworldly exploration. So we've put together a geek ensemble, full of nice bits you can wear… »4/08/08 6:36pm4/08/08 6:36pm