June 27, 2011

Geeky Links of the Week

Fun things I saw around Twitter and the vast interwebs over the past couple of weeks!

30 Things You Might Not Know About Raiders of the Lost Ark - For the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Raiders, Moviefone compiled a list of fun facts.

Geek Zodiac - Determine what archetype you fit into based on your birth year! I'm an astronaut.

Badass Moments in Game of Thrones - IGN has a spiffy .GIF list of the most badass moments in the first season of Game of Thrones.  It is hilarious.

Food in Fiction: How Cooking Brings You Closer to the Characters - Fabulous piece how cooking food from books - like Game of Thrones - really makes you more invested in the story.  The author of the article speaks to the ladies behind The Inn at the Crossroads.

25 Geek Origami Creations - Geek themed papercrafts make me smile. (via @bonniegrrl)

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Star Wars - A few of these were a surprise to me.  Go test your Star Wars knowledge!

TARDIS pashmina - Wear this TARDIS print scarf, and it will feel like you're traveling with the Doctor.(via @bonniegrrl)

Human Echolocation - This fascinating article summarizes research performed to see if echolocation works for humans (you know, like it does with Daredevil). (via @revanchegs)
Star Trek quilt - This quilt takes a scene from the transporter pad in the original series and puts it on fabric.  Pretty spiffy. (via @bonniegrrl)

The 10 Most Powerful Rings - Jewelry gets used as a macguffin in many tales.  The Mary Sue choose the 10 most powerful uses.


  1. Hi, new follower and I love your blog! Didn't think there were many girls writing about geekery online! Thanks for the nifty links.

    Would love if you'd stop by my blog sometime!


  2. Oh noes, not another Etsy shop for me to drool over! :) So cute, thanks for the links! There was actually a few things I didn't know about Indy!

  3. Thanks for these links - pleased to find out I'm a time traveller - The doctor has been a fave since I was little (and I'm talking the really early series).

  4. @Zannid - Thank you for the kind words! There are actually a lot of geeky girls online, check out my awesome links section on the right for several more. :D I'll definitely stop by your blog!

    Trude - I know, Etsy is evil and wonderful!

    Polly20 - I am always happy to share my internet finds; it makes me feel less guilty about all the hours browsing around. ;)


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