3 Peeps to Make Your Easter Pop

3 Peeps to Make Your Easter Pop

When it comes to filling up the Easter basket every year, there’s some candy that you can count on to make the cut: chocolate bunnies, creme-filled eggs, and marshmallow Peeps tend to be the most …continue reading

278 Ways to the Ultimate Darth Vader Collection

278 Ways to the Ultimate Darth Vader Collection

Darth Vader? I don’t even know ‘er! Actually, that’s becoming further and further from the truth as I amass more collectibles from the Dark Side of Amazon, eBay, conventions, and friendly people from around the globe who help feed my obsession.

So… Darth Vader? Yeah, …continue reading

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 001 Comic Book Review

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 001 Comic Book Review

Those of you who know me might be aware that I took my sweet time in seeing the Guardians of the Galaxy movie. But once I did, I realized that I loved everything about it (here’s my take on the film). …continue reading

5 Ways the Galactic Empire Fails at Hospitality

5 Ways the Galactic Empire Fails at Hospitality

Mother always used to tell me that you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Why she thought I had even a passing interest in attracting vermin into our house is only somewhat less surprising than her encouragement for me to do so …continue reading

15 Ways to Eat Snacks Like a Well-Traveled Geek

15 Ways to Eat Snacks Like a Worldly Nerd

Sure, you may not have enough scratch to be a world traveler, but you can sure as heck snack like one thanks to services like MunchPak, which kindly provided a box of its internationally sourced goodies from around the globe for me …continue reading

Adobe Dreamweaver and Yosemite OS X Courses

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Adobe Dreamweaver CC for Beginners Course (74% Off): 12 Hours of content: master Dreamweaver to design your own websites!

MacDojo Yosemite OS X Productivity Course (80%Off): 50+ lessons on Mac’s newest operating system: boost productivity with shortcuts and techniques!

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Nano Drones and MacBook Minidrives

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Pre-Order: Axis Nano Drone (33% Off): Learn to fly with this flippable, fun, and crash-forgiving quadcopter!

Nifty MacBook MiniDrive (17% Off): Conveniently add up to 128 GB of storage to your MacBook without a bulky hard drive!

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10 Ways Geeks Toast Beer O’Clock

10 Ways Geeks Toast Beer O'Clock

Friday comes just once a week, but Beer O’Clock is whenever you, as a mature, respectable, and fully responsible geek decide, right? Still, there’s just something intensely satisfying when the two coincide.

Friday Beer O’Clock is almost its own weekly holiday. Even if you love …continue reading

Universal Remote Control Device for iOS Review (Pronto)

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Ever dreamed of a universal remote control that replaces all of your electronic device remotes, but found your experience with such devices to be lackluster? Me, too.

So I was excited when Philips recently sent me one of its Pronto units to review — it’s …continue reading

Sriracha Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Sriracha Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Srirachish. Is that a valid adjective? Sometimes you need to make room in the language to describe new experiences not heretofore known to humankind.

Perhaps my review of Sriracha Potato Chips by Kettle Brand is just such a case? Watch my Show & …continue reading

How to Do (Just About) Anything on iOS

How to Do (Just About) Anything on iOS

When it comes to my smartphone, some would say that I have an addiction to apps. An appdiction, if you will. I try plenty of free apps — and get points that I can use toward gift cards thanks to Free My …continue reading

LEGO Mug Review as Large as Life

LEGO Mug Review as Large as Life

Being a human being has its perks, sure. But what about being a LEGO minifigure? You’d get to actually live in and play among the sets and vehicles that you build!

In this Show & Tell video, I review a LEGO mug that …continue reading

What’s Your Six-Word Life Goal?

What's Your Six-Word Life Goal?

Playing games with language can be fun! For instance, funneling seemingly complicated concepts through the filter of a limited number of words forces you to express them simply.

When perusing Twitter today, we noticed that the hashtag #6WordLifeGoal was trending, and it got us to …continue reading

Beer Review – Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

Beer Review - Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

Having tried porters and stouts with vanilla and coffee infusions and not finding them to be among my favorites, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Ballast Point Brewing’s Victory at Sea Imperial Porter with Coffee and Vanilla. But in this Show & …continue reading

How to Deal with Bullies

How to Deal with Bullies

Bullying — online or in the “real” world — is something we’ve probably all had to deal with at one time or another. Even bullies tend to start out as the bullied, and they just continue the ugly cycle as a way to cope — …continue reading

The X-Files Returns? The Truth is Out There!

The X-Files Returns? The Truth is Out There!

Well, the long-speculated truth we’ve suspected to be out there has been officially declared by the powers that be (namely Chris Carter, Gillian Anderson, and David Duchovny): The X-Files will be returning to our television screens soon!

It’s only slated to be a six-part miniseries, …continue reading

Chocolate Beef Jerky Candy Bar Review

Chocolate Beef Jerky Candy Bar Review

Chocolate! With beef jerky! It’s Wild Ophelia’s All Natural Beef Jerky Milk Chocolate Bar! Who is this Ophelia? What’s caused her to go wild? Most important: why is her jerky in my chocolate?

In this Show & Tell video, I …continue reading

Unleash the Love on National Puppy Day

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From here on Earth to fantastic realms and galaxies far and wide, puppies are a universal assurance that there is room for tenderness and mercy in an often unsympathetic cosmos.

If you can’t be with the puppy you love on National Puppy Day, then love …continue reading

Smart Umbrellas and Detachable Power Banks

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Kisha Smart Umbrella: Never get caught in the rain or lose your umbrella again at 28% off!

Lepow ADD Detachable Power Bank: Sleek, detachable 9000 mAh external battery now 50% off!

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Yosemite OS X Productivity & Newbie-to-Pro Web Developer Courses

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Newbie-to-Pro Web Developer Course: 10 courses; 43 hours of content; nine essential programming languages at 90% off!

MacDojo Yosemite OS X Productivity Course: 50+ lessons on Mac’s newest operating system to boost productivity with shortcuts and techniques at 80% …continue reading

Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Review Taste (Papa John’s)

Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Review Taste (Papa John's)

What’s better than a cheeseburger? Arguably, a pizza. But what unarguably belongs on both? Bacon! (Duh.) What if I told you that there’s a way to invite them all over for a party in your mouth? Hold onto your hats, because in this …continue reading

Threadsmiths Cavalier Hydrophobic T-Shirt Review

Threadsmiths Cavalier Hydrophobic T-Shirt

Threadsmiths was kind enough to send me a Cavalier Hydrophobic T-Shirt for this CPU video, in which I throw all sorts of stuff on it to see if I can ruin the thing!

It doesn’t seem like a polite thing to do to …continue reading

The Simpsons Celebrate First Day of Spring in Springfield

The Simpsons Celebrate First Day of Spring in Springfield

Dire Groundhog predictions aside, today is officially the first day of spring! (Or, as the druids would call it, Spring Equinox.)

It seemed like the perfect time for us to celebrate the denizens of Springfield, a little town named after this fine season. …continue reading

Winter Haul 2014 – My New LEGO Sets

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While it’s March and the LEGO sets I got over winter 2014 might not be considered “new” by the standards of the truly tuned in and cutting edge (I’m sure at least a few will tell me as much!), I figured I’d share ‘em with …continue reading

Not One to Shun Minion Toys Fun

Not One to Shun Minion Toys Fun

Despicable Me is a rousing redemption story that centers around a villainous mad scientist named Gru and three orphans who melt his heart and transform him from, as the studio says, “super-bad [into] super-dad.” But what sticks with people the most after seeing …continue reading

Superhero Mugs Vs. Coffee-Free Thugs

Superhero Mugs Vs. Coffee-Free Thugs

Here at LockerGnome, as well as in offices, schools, convention centers, news rooms, airports, precincts, libraries, and any place where even the tough sometimes need a little extra pep to get going, coffee is the most important meal of the day.

Heck, superheroes are plenty …continue reading

Rogue Sriracha Stout and Biltong Review

Rogue Sriracha Stout and Biltong Review

Along with my Jack in the Box Spicy Sriracha Burger review, Today seems like a Sriracha kind of day, doesn’t it? While I’ve said before that it’s not my favorite of the hot sauces (that honor goes to Valentina), …continue reading

50th Anniversary of the First Space Walk

50th Anniversary of the First Space Walk

March 18th, 1965 — 50 years ago today — marks the anniversary of cosmonaut Alexei Leonov becoming the first man to walk in space!

In honor of this landmark achievement in the history of humankind, we thought we’d give you some space:

It's the …continue reading

Spicy Sriracha Burger Jack in the Box Review

Spicy Sriracha Burger Jack in the Box Review

Jack in the Box comes up with some pretty interesting concoctions over there in his secret fast food laboratory. His latest, the Spicy Sriracha Burger, has been tempting me since its introduction, so I finally gave in.

In this Show & Tell video, …continue reading

Green with Envy? Have a Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Green with Envy? Have a Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Don’t have at least a little bit of Irish in your heritage? It’s okay! Don’t be green with envy toward those who do — everyone’s welcome to celebrate on St. Patrick’s Day! Since St. Patrick himself wasn’t even Irish, don’t let anyone give you guff …continue reading