No, I’m suggesting you take a moment, take a breath, and get your girl or guy (Yes, guys like getting gifts too!) something that reflects their passions and interests more than waxy chocolate. http://thecoolship.com/2012/02/01/love-em-like-a-geek/ In the interest of looking for an excuse to troll Etsy and general public safety (Again, please don’t bring cricket bats shopping), The Cool Ship has compiled some foolproof Valentine’s Day gifts for every flavor of geek
But, we’re more renaissance geeks – nerds of all trades, conventioneers for none. That hasn’t dimmed my high-beam bright passion for geek-themed wedding ephemera that I’ll never actually use or do. Here are some things that are really toasting my coconut, bridally speaking. http://thecoolship.com/?p=3992
A little over a year ago, I happened to meet a beautiful boy. This boy had every quality I was looking for in a person at the time; he was an athlete, cute, funny, and just the right amount of perfect. Or at least I thought he was. As every princess finds out, even Prince Charming has his flaws. This prince? His flaw was none other than World of Warcraft. http://thecoolship.com/?p=3031
Remember when the recession hit, and so many people lost their jobs? Right. Remember how more men lost their jobs than women? Well, panic not: two-thirds of the people hired for new jobs in 2011 were dudes. At the end of 2009, women made up 49.99% of the workforce– SO close to half! Contrary to what you might believe, though, this surge was not accompanied by the sounds of shattering glass ceilings. The gender difference in employment occurred largely because jobs like construction…
Portal 2 Marriage Proposal Project. How do you propose to your girlfriend? You get two game designers to create 3 new 'special' levels of Portal 2. You then contact Valve, and with their permission contact Ellen Mclain (GLADos voice actor) and the rest is ... well, see for yourself.