Periodic Table Alarm Clock Lets You See Atomic Numbers at a Glance

The University of Nottingham's chemistry professor Martyn Poliakoff says that most chemists don't know the atomic number of most elements and that it's a pain to look in the periodic table. That's why alarm clock is his favorite gadget: "The first periodic table that you lets you see an element's atomic number without thinking." 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 >>

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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 >>