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Winged Pyramid Illuminati Ring

Can’t beat the Illuminati? Join ‘em … in style with this fantastic Winged Pyramid Illuminati ring by Neatoramanaut Shannon Larratt, who’s got tons of neat stuff over at his etsy shop: Link

13 Deliciously Geeky Pies

We’ve featured all kinds of geeky cakes, and while they may be the easiest to decorate, they are far from being the only nerdy desserts around. Here are some geeky pies for the proud pastry-loving dorks out there. 1. Deadpie If you love Deadpool and pies, then you might want to try your hand at making this [...]

Modern Freaks

From Shannon Wheeler’s Too Much Coffee Man, here is Modern Freaks: Link – via Laughing Squid. I dare say I’ve actually had/met 5 out of the 7 listed. How ’bout you?

6 Olympians Who Don’t Keep Their Medals in a Sock Drawer

For being such rare, magical creatures, gold medals seem to get second-rate treatment once they land in the hands of Olympians. You’d be surprised how many athletes either misplace them or shove them in a sock drawer. Here are a few athletes who got a little more creative with theirs. 1. Carl Lewis: His Father’s [...]

The Official Winners of the Pi Day Contest

Last month, I put up a post about the great geeky pies made for National Pi Day that included the one above that I speculated should win this year’s contest. Well, the results have finally been released and sure enough, Shannon N.’s creation won. You can check out the rest of the winners over at [...]

Mock a Contest, Win Anyway

After years of marketing to only small consumers, American Apparel decided to begin offering a limited selection of fashions in size XL. In announcing this, the company launched a competition called The Next BIG Thing Contest to find a plus-size model. Nancy Upton is a size 12 actress, and no fan of American Apparel. She [...]

The Beagle Freedom Project

Shannon Keith and Gary Smith started the Beagle Freedom Project to find new homes for beagles that have been used for research. They named their first rescue dogs Freedom and Bigsby, and videotaped the beagles’ first brush with the great outdoors. Be warned that the video, while not graphic, may be disturbing and you’ll want [...]

Plants You Can’t Kill

They say that cacti are for people who can’t keep plants alive, but what do you do if your black thumbs kill even the hardiest cactus? Artist Shannon Gerard has the answer: crocheted cacti called Plants You Can’t Kill. Like my other crochet projects, Plants You Can’t Kill are attractive on the surface while also speaking [...]

The Quick 10: Songs That Sound Like They’re About Women (but aren’t)

I almost hate to share some of these – it’s always a bit strange (and sometimes disappointing) when you have a scenario in your head for what a song is about, then find out that you were completely off base. In a couple of these cases, though, I think knowing the song isn’t actually about [...]

Be Careful Who You Poke

In yet another case of blurring between the lines of virtual and reality, a woman broke the law for poking via Facebook!  Shannon Jackson of Tennessee broke the law when she poked a contact on her Facebook list, by violating a restraining order. The order specifically prohibits either telephoning, contacting, or otherwise communicating with the petitioner.  Violation of a restraining [...]