Tag Archives: internet

Plan for the Future: Geek Parents Register Their Kids’ Names as Domains (Giveaway)

Plan for the Future: Geek Parents Register Their Kids’ Names as Domains (Giveaway)

Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re giving away coupon codes for 10 free domain name registrations so you can make sure your kids are ready for the future! This post was sponsored by Namecheap. When we have kids, some of the first things we do (or ought to do) are mundane things: find good schools, start… Read More

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Pinna Provides Ad-Free, Curated Audio Content for Kids

Pinna Provides Ad-Free, Curated Audio Content for Kids

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pinna is the first curated, ad-free, streaming service for podcasts, audiobooks and music for ages 3 to 8.Image Credit: Pinna The newly released entertainment service from Pinna provides all kinds of audio content designed for children between 3 and 8. Including podcasts, audiobooks and music from both well-known brands, and a… Read More

Send a Random Pig With Age Hams

Send a Random Pig With Age Hams

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image courtesy of Age Hams Imagine this: you go to your mailbox one day and find a brown envelope; the return address is a P.O. Box in Ohio. You open it and find a little rubber pig and a card from a French girl named Camille. You smile at the random… Read More

Explore Computer Science Algorithms With Brilliant

Explore Computer Science Algorithms With Brilliant

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a sponsored post on behalf of Brilliant. In this, the final post in our two-month exploration of the superb educational courses available from our newest sponsor, Brilliant, we, at last, make our way fully into the fascinating realm of computer science. Computer Science Algorithms offer 25 interactive quizzes with… Read More

Brilliant Teaches Special Relativity

Brilliant Teaches Special Relativity

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a sponsored post on behalf of Brilliant. Most of us can state Einstein’s theory of relativity, but what does it mean and how does it continue to contribute to our understanding of our very universe? In Brilliant’s Special Relativity course, you’ll explore this through 16 quizzes, more than 250 guided… Read More

Explore Physics of the Everyday at Brilliant

Explore Physics of the Everyday at Brilliant

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a sponsored post on behalf of Brilliant. Up this week from our friends (and newest sponsors) at Brilliant is Physics of the Everyday. In this course, you’ll explore matter, motion, and energy through 36 interactive quizzes and more than 450 guided problems. While I initially expected the phrase “everyday… Read More

After the Crash: A View of a Post Bitcoin World

After the Crash: A View of a Post Bitcoin World

Reading Time: 5 minutes Earlier this month, I was on the phone with Amazon support about a recent shipment, and we got to talking about the GTX 1080ti I had ordered. He told me how he recently purchased a GPU to build a crypto miner and he was looking to buy another one soon. He… Read More

The Periodic Tables of Everything but Elements

Geeks love the periodic table. They love it so much, they’ll apply it to almost anything. Go ahead–Google “periodic table of [your favorite thing]” and somebody’s probably done it. Or, you can save the effort and enjoy these that I gathered for you. The Periodic Table of Sci-Fi Film and Television Order a poster-sized version… Read More

Online Friends and Death

If you are like me, you probably have at least a few friends that you only know on the internet. I’ve been on the internet for 15 years now, since my sophomore year in college. I’ve been a member of many forums and made many friends that I only know through the internet. Some of… Read More

Old or No?

  One thing you NEVER want to do when working at the G4 network is send out a funny internet video, or picture, or piece of news that is considered “Old.” Because if you did – someone was right there waiting to yell, “OOOOOOLLLLDDDD” at you. And since the job of the folks at Attack… Read More

The Speed of News and Earthquakes

I’m a little embarrassed to say that I get most of my news from the internet. And not from a reputable news source. Most of the news I read about comes from Facebook and Twitter. This afternoon, I got up from taking a nap with my toddler to find my Facebook and Twitter feeds covered… Read More

Fitocracy – A Geeky Way to Track Weight Loss

Losing weight can be a challenge, but if you treat it like a quest in a roleplaying game, might actually make working out fun! I am overweight. Not terribly, but enough that I’m not very happy with my current weight / shape. Add in the fact that I had a c-section with my daughter, and… Read More

Not-so-trusted Third Parties: Why You’ve Been Getting “Your Email Was Leaked” Notices

Got a kid taking the SAT or AP exams? It’s time to have a little talk about how to avoid phishing schemes–their email addresses may have been lost to spammers last week. Epsilon, one of the world’s largest such companies, had their databases breached. You may have noticed something was up this weekend when you… Read More