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This is How Math Geeks Eat Their Bagels

Friday 08.01.2014 , Posted by
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Much like a Reeses cup, there is no wrong way to eat a bagel, unless you’re gluten intolerant. But there is a more mathematically sensible way to create more surface area for your cream cheese, unless you’re lactose intolerant. Although I suppose this math nerd fun would also work on Gluten-free bagels with dairy-free cream cheese. So geek out with Stony Brook University research professor George W. Hart as he shares a mathematically correct bagel cutting guide that would make your geometry and trigonometry teachers proud. [Read more…]

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Wednesday 02.27.2013 , Posted by

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Totally Rad! Apple Fashion From the 1980s

Wednesday 06.13.2012 , Posted by

Oh the 80s… so wonderful and so completely regrettable. Check out these examples from Apple’s foray into the fashion world from somewhere about 1986. Baggy sweatshirts? Elastic waisted nylon pants? Bodacious graphic design? Check, check and check. We can guarantee any of these designs would put you in the top slot at your next 80s party costume contest… you can’t beat the lethal combination all-out tech nerdery and, like, totally rad style! [Read more…]

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Gorgeous Geeky Art with An Electronic Beat

Monday 03.12.2012 , Posted by

If there is one theme that pervades the fantastic artwork of painter Aaron Jasinski, it’s music. It’s not too surprising when you consider that he not only grew up surrounded by his family of musicians, but he now mixes some very excellent electronic beats himself — from ambient to dubstep. His works hit as many high notes as his music, with loads of pop culture references mingling with nostalgia, social commentary and even whimsical creatures… all rendered with what he calls a “Technicolor” palette. Each work seems to tell a complete story, easily standing on its own and drawing us in to his beautiful, if not geeky world. [Read more…]

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Expressions Of Love With A Nerdy Twist

Monday 10.17.2011 , Posted by

Now here are some posters to warm the heart of any proud nerd! Nicole Martinez, an illustrator, art director and graphic designer from Boston says this of the inspiration behind the prints:

“My boyfriend and I came up with the phrase ‘nerdy dirty’ a while ago because we would say such nerdy things when we were trying to be romantic,” says Nicole. “So when I got the urge to design something sweet I could only think of things like ‘Aorta tell you how much I love you.’ Hence, the Nerdy Dirty poster series was born.”

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