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  • Covenant Energy Sword Now $44, Almost Sold Out

    Looking for a Covenant Energy sword to hang on the wall of your man cave? Well, better hurry. The formerly $99 stainless steel stabby thing has been reduced to $44, and as a result there’s only three left in their inventory at Amazon.com. It even includes a wooden wall plaque to hang it from. [via Destructoid] Read More

  • Video: Obama is the first nerd president

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    John Hodgman, of The Daily Show and Mac vs PC commercial fame, recently spoke at the 65th annual Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association Dinner. That’s all you need to know. Just watch the video. It’s great. Read More

  • "Still Alive," bedroom electropop style

    An act of unparalleled nerddom. This talented fellow performs the gamer anthem “Still Alive” with the piano part on his keyboard, the other orchestration with a midi controller, and his own voice through a Rocktron Banshee Talkbox. Nicely done. Read More

  • Guy proposes to his girlfriend with hacked Chrono Trigger ROM

    Oh man, this is deeply nerdy. This fellow Phill’s girlfriend was playing Chrono Trigger using an SNES emulator, and he hacked the ROM she was using, adding an entire new area (“Koma Kulshan,” an old name for Mt. Baker, I’m guessing this guy is from the NW like me) filled with NPCs acting out the couple’s favorite memories. At the end, there is apparently going to be… Read More

  • XKCD raptor attack simulator


    Deeply geeky. As if the nerdy humor and nerdier meta-humor of XKCD weren’t enough, this enterprising coder (apparently with a little too much time on his hands) created an interactive simulation of the raptor attack scenario brought up here and solved here. It takes a little imagination for those squares to look like raptors — although it’s not a stretch for yourself …… Read More

  • Zune 3.0 Hands-on 2: Electric Radio-purchase Boogaloo

    I told you I’d get back to you. The problem was on my end (naturally). And now this cool feature works like a charm — except for the fact that I just spent a dollar on some Bangles song off of Warm 106.9. Read More

  • New footage of Watchmen previewed at Comic Con


    Curses. Why am I not there?! Oh well. Maybe next year. io9 on the other hand is there and they’ve written up a nice little recap of what they’ve seen. I’ve chosen not to read the entire excerpt, but you guys and gals are more than welcome to. We saw an exclusive red-band trailer that included some more adult-ish scenes from the movie. It started out with a close-up of… Read More

  • Video: TRON 2 trailer in all its shot-from-the-hip glory

    Words cannot describe the joy I’m feeling right now. via Film Stalker Read More

  • Fake Tattoos For The Macho Nerd

    Nerds being macho. Right. Never gonna happen, but you can always pretend to be tough! Why not pick up a set of these geek tattoos available from Archie McPhee? You’ll get 16 of silliest, geekiest rub-on tattoos available. All the classics are there, including “Pwn3d!!!”, “w00t!”, and “127.0.0.1”. If these don’t bag you a blind, 400-pound chick… Read More