Tag Archives: xkcd

Make Sense of Large Numbers With Dictionary of Numbers

XKCD’s latest blog post showcases Dictionary of Numbers, a new tool that helps put large numbers in perspective. Read More


Towel Day: 42 Occurrences of The Number 42 in Pop Culture

Towel Day: 42 Occurrences of The Number 42 in Pop Culture

Any good geek knows that the answer to the great question of life, the universe and everything is 42, but were you aware just how often that number has crept up in pop culture? From apartment numbers to Hurley numbers, dates to car registrations, the number 42 is everywhere when you start looking hard enough. Here are 42 examples of the number turning up in pop culture. 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

Geeky Weddings Take the Cake!

I love baking cakes, especially ones that are geeky and challenging. Some of my favorites that I have made are a TARDIS for my husbands 30th birthday and a Mad Hatter hat for my sister’s high school graduation party. In any case, its no wonder that I have collected quite the set of geek cake… Read More

Geeks We Love: Randall Munroe, xkcd.com

As if we didn’t have enough random sites cluttering our bookmark bars, I submit another one for your reading intrigue.  Randall Munroe has used simple stick figures to create one of the wittiest comic sites available.  xkcd began as notebook doodles he didn’t want to lose to the ravages of time.  A few scans, a… Read More