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10 Must-Have Stocking Fillers For The Geek in Your Life

So your boyfriend/girlfriend/child/uncle/aunt/parent/friend/next door neighbour/second cousin twice removed is a big ol' geek and therefore really hard to buy for, right? Perhaps they've already got everything they possibly could want and you have no idea what on earth you could buy them to fill that geeky void on Christmas Day. Or maybe you just want to treat yourself to something a bit quirky (hey, you deserve it). Never fear; I've done the hard work for you and scouted out 10 sure-fire winning stocking fillers for anybody with even a smidgen of love for geek culture. Even better? They're all under a tenner. Read More >>

The Co-Director of John Wick is Really Directing Deadpool 2, and Part Three is in the Works

It was touch and go for a while there, with conflicting reports and controversy muddying the truth. But now The Hollywood Reporter says it’s official. John Wick co-director David Leitch is helming Deadpool 2, and Fox is already starting up Deadpool 3. Read More >>

Marvel and Fox Worked Together to Swap Characters for Deadpool and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

While Marvel and Sony’s relationship has gotten closer thanks to their newfound collaborative efforts on Spider-Man, the relationship between Marvel and Fox over the movie rights for the X-Men and Fantastic Four has always been seen as a bit more frosty. It seems though that recently that relationship actually thawed a bit. Read More >>

Christmas Stocking Fillers for Geeks: Superman to Super Mario and Everything In Between

What do you get the geek who has everything? More, that's what. There's always more merch. A Darth Vader bath duck, a Captain Kirk lunchbox, a Cthulhu rucksack. To call to mind that cinematic great (ahem) Field of Dreams, "If you build it, they will come." Similarly, if you slap a Star Wars logo on it, they will buy it. Read More >>

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50 Things a Geek Should Know

To be considered a true geek in today's geek-friendly world, you can't just be smart. You have to dedicate yourself to the right movies and TV shows. You have to be curious about all kinds of computer and technology. You need to know which video games to play, which superhero to root for, which quotes actually matter. But probably most important of all, you need to know how to Internet. Read More >>

The Difference Between a Geek and a Nerd in One Graph

It's 2013. We should all know that there are clear differences between calling something a nerd and calling someone a geek. This is a fact! Slackpropagation created this nifty graph that shows the dividing line on what defines a geek and what defines a nerd. The easiest way to tell the difference? Geeks are fans of a certain subject, nerds are practitioners of that subject. But fret not, geeks can be nerds and nerds can be geeks too! Read More >>

Is Being Called a ‘Geek’ or a ‘Nerd’ Flattering Now?

There's no doubt that if you're reading this you're at least partially a geek. Hell, you're probably a full-on, 100 per cent tech-obsessed nerd, but we're all friends here, so we won't hold it against you. But has being called a 'geek' or a 'nerd' turned from a jock's hurtful insult into a good thing? Is it cool to be a geek now? [BBC] Read More >>

Lancing a Slice of Wedding Bliss In True Gears of War-Style

Here at Gizmodo, we've seen some crazy wedding ideas recently, but nothing quite beats this. Why not celebrate how you and your partner met while butchering cutting the cake? Having come together playing Gears of War, that's exactly what this couple did -- slice up their wedding cake with a full size retro lancer. Read More >>

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The Ultimate Way to Watch Star Trek Is On Your Own Enterprise Bridge

You're a massive Trekky -- don't worry you're among friends here, we won't judge -- but you feel there's just something missing watching Star Trek on your vanilla 50-inch TV. How about sitting your butt down in an awesome recreation of the bridge of the Starship Enterprise-come-cinema instead? Read More >>

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What Kind of Geek Are You?

If you're reading this website, you're very probably some sort of geek. Which is totally not a bad thing! The question is, of course, what kind of geek are you? A gadget geek? An Internet geek? Perhaps an Apple Fanboy Geek? Check out this infographic to find out. Read More >>

Relive the Glory Days of ASCII Art in Your Living Room

Unless you're a torrent release group, or run a popular warez site, you probably don't have much ASCII art in your life ever since JPGs took over. And that's a damn shame that can be easily remedied with this wallpaper. Read More >>

Why We Love Geeky Glasses

When Buddy Holly finally conceded to glasses, his vision was already 20-800. He had tried some of the earliest contact lenses. They became unbearable after about 10 minutes. So he got glasses. His first frames had thick plastic at the top, with a thinner, less obtrusive metal frame for the bottom half. Read More >>