nerds raises $18.7 million to remedy our post-fact society

As our society continues to devalue facts and statistics,, a two year old data collaboration startup out of Austin, Texas, is fighting back with its passionate community of data nerds. To’s third annual Hour of Code includes star athletes and a new sports-themed coding tutorial

Jocks and nerds haven’t always gotten along in years past, but aims to bring them together for the third annual Hour of Code with a sports-themed coding campaign. The campaign, which k

Airbnb Open Sources Its Chronos Scheduler, A More Flexible Cron Replacement With A Web-Based GUI

Airbnb just announced that it has open-sourced Chronos, the company’s replacement for the standard time-based Cron schedule that is probably familiar to everybody who has ever used a Unix-based

Got A Spare $100k? Buy Your Own Stargate For The Backyard

<img src="" />Heads up Stargate fans, the prop auction starts on the 25th. They've got pretty much everything from uniforms to animatro

Star Trek onesies for young nerdlings

<img src="">While scores of parents the world over may worry endlessly about the distinct possibility of their children growin

Great Moments in Nerdery

Above: Nicholas and Dave talking about World of Warcraft in the CrunchGear chat room. I threw in some stuff about EverQuest to try to be funny and they ignored me. Nerds []

Bay drops a gaggle of Transformers 2 "Fun Facts" and he's not quitting the franchise

<img src="" alt="" />So that's Ravage in case you were wondering. I thought it was Voltron at first. Anyway, <i>the</i> Bay posted a list

What the hell is a SyFy?

<img src="" alt="" />Oh man, Dave Howe should be tarred and feathered today at Sci-Fi’s presentation to advertisers today in NYC.

Video: Transformers 2 sneak peek

<img src="" alt="" />Spoilers ahead! Well, maybe not, but I've vowed not to watch any and all trailers or videos from t

PAX 2008: The public arrives in force

I know you were all wondering what this moment looked like. The jealous, huddled masses were sitting outside while we flimsily credentialed press got to lick the first public playables of Spore, Mirro

Funny: "Signs You're on a Summer Vacation with a Geek"

OMG, this is so true. BBspot has a list of the Top 11 Signs You’re on a Summer Vacation with a Geek. I totally do most of these things. 11. The GPS unit sounds an awful lot like Majel Barrett. 1

Indiana Jones and the Rad Dork of Kirkland

Look, I’m as excited to see the new Indiana Jones film as you are, maybe more so, as it’s my favorite series after the original Star Wars trilogy. And while it’s cool to have a hobby

Order this beer pong table NOW!!!

I played a lot of beer pong and flipper in college. It was fun, but it got a little unsanitary when people forgot to wash the balls after each throw. Drinking beer with whatever filth is on the table

Suit of plate armor found at Salem bus stop

[photopress:Original.jpg,full,center] If you’re in Salem, Oregon, and you left a full freakin’ suit of armor at a bus stop, the local police would like to have a word with you. You’l

Slashdot asks: can nerds date believers in astrology?

[photopress:astrology_planet_chart.jpg,full,center] Over the weekend, my friend Jimbo and I had a pretty good conversation about hippies, and about my uncanny ability to get into fights with them ever

Video: Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body" is geeky, but dumb

Where does a video like this come from? I’m sure it went down like this. Steve: Guys, we need an idea for Mariah’s next video. Mike: I’ve got it! We dress her up in sexy clothes, may

UK nerds developing "real" Jedi Academy; By comparison, my odds of getting lucky just went up

[photopress:tags_bestwick01_i.jpg,full,center] I’m a huge Star Wars fan. Very big. But I realize it’s the results of the imagination of a guy from Modest, CA. See, George Lucas is a creato

Want to see the new Lego Star Wars kits? Sure you do!

[photopress:swlegos.jpg,full,left]If you’re a regular reader of this site, chances are good that you like Star Wars. And like Legos. And like Star Wars legos. So why not head over to T3 and take

Wiimote Gamer Glove: Nerd Alert level delta

Do you often find your Wiimote airborne? Is the included strap too wussy for your bulging Bowling muscles? Are you tired of beaning your roommate in the melon each time you serve in Tennis? Have we go

Lonely Nerd's Guide to the Galaxy

Apparently, some of you nerds out there are having a hard time getting laid. Not me. I have many methods of tricking my internet date into having sex with me. Anyways, here’s an article that cov
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