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San Diego celebrates geekdom one night early

North America's largest comic book and entertainment media convention, the San Diego Comic-Con, returns for its 41st year of comics, video games, TV shows, movies, and rampant fan costuming.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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Geekdom and hockey collide: The campaign for NHL player Commodore to wear number 64

A campaign to have NHL defenseman Mike Commodore wear number 64 to pay homage to the Commodore 64 classic home computer is gaining the support of geeks and hockey fans worldwide.

By Jul. 11, 2011

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Fake Nerd Guys: We're on to you, geek wannabes!

Think geek girls are pandering to guys? Think again. This satirical Tumblr flips genders to show how silly it is to judge a geek by his or her glasses.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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Space geeks, show us your Instagram best

Things are looking up. For our latest reader Instagram gallery, we're asking for images related to space and astronomy -- the sun, the moon, the stars, the Lego spaceship you built.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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Costumes take the floor at Day 1 of Comic-Con

Cosplay spills out of the San Diego Convention Center and onto the streets of the Gaslamp District during the first day of Comic-Con 2011, with fans showing up in both store-bought and homemade costumes.

By Jul. 22, 2011

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At last! Science draws a line between geeks and nerds

Using Twitter data, and actual math, a line gets drawn in the sands of Tattooine/Tyree to finally separate the worlds of geeks and nerds. Crave's Eric Mack tours this newly defined dorky universe.

By Jun. 27, 2013

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My Best Tech Gift Ever: Meeting James 'Scotty' Doohan

What's even better than a Magnavox HeadStart 500 with a CD-ROM drive? For CNET's Jeff Sparkman, it's getting the chance to meet a geek icon.

By Dec. 4, 2012

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The 404 1,245: Where we print with fire (podcast)

"FireWriter" is a far sexier way to describe an inkjet printer that uses a butane-filled blowtorch to spray pixelated images onto a variety of surfaces, so we'll just call it that.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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The 404 858: Where dreams really do come true (podcast)

News of the Black Eyed Peas' hiatus proves that if you wish for something long enough, dreams really do come true. On today's episode, Jeff tells us about the long-awaited intersection of tech geekdom and hockey, and we dispute a study that claims smoking marijuana makes you a better gamer.

By Jul. 12, 2011