ICYMI: The Geek’s Guide To Valentine’s Day

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In case you missed it, Ethan Gilsdorf  (the author of “Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks”), posted a fantastic guide last year to help us geeks through Valentine’s day. Let’s face it, geeks no matter the stripe — Tolkienite, Larper, Browncoat, techie, Trekker, hacker, gamer, Whovian — can be acutely passionate, obsessive even, when it comes to love.

But if you haven’t yet hatched a scheme full of Easter eggs for your beloved, don’t panic. This great guide will help you answer the dungeon master’s questions of “What, is your quest . . . for romance?” “Are you going out, or staying in?” “Do you desire to give a DIY gift, or a box of nerdery delivered by UPS?” Ultimately, by the end of this you can say to your treasure…”As you wish.”

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You’ll Never Believe What Was Inside Paul Revere’s Time Capsule

When translated, the document read "Please bury seven more time capsules or your teeth will fall out and the nation will fall into a great Civil War in 1861."  Stupid chain mails.
When translated, the document read “Please bury seven more time capsules or your teeth will fall out and the nation will fall into a great Civil War in 1861.” Stupid chain mails.

Everyone thinks the time capsule that was first buried in 1795 in Boston and later discovered, then reburied, in 1855 is just an innocent look at some random historical artifacts.  They couldn’t be more wrong.

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