You Will Probably Feel Guilty… [One More Thing Before We Go]

You will probably feel guilty after a visit to See Your Folks, a site that loosely guesstimates how many times you will see your parents before they die. Especially if you live thousands of miles away from your parent(s). Seriously, even if you have a crappy relationship with your parent(s),...

Nerd Up Your Birth Announcement [One More Thing Before We Go]

Delia over at Martha Stalwart has some clever advice for really making your birth announcements pop with cleverly rendered stats. It makes me so super-mad that I didn’t do one for the twins. Grr! [Cute DIY Birth Announcements]     And here’s her inspiration...

Mobile Relationship by Bonker’s World [One More Thing Before We ...

I think I’m finally ready to admit I’m in a dom/sub relationship with my iPhone. Now excuse me while I step out to get it a new Mophie Case. [h/t LikeCool via Bonker's World]    ...

Archer Bob’s Burger T-shirt [One More Thing Before We Go]

Sigh. I miss ARCHER. That’s all–well that, and this Hot Topic season 4 premiere tribute T-shirt (H. Jon Benjamin voices both title characters) just makes me miss ARCHER even more. [h/t Fashionably...

Habitable Zone by xkcd [One More Thing Before We Go]

Kirk and Her Crew [One More Thing Before We Go]

The whole Internet’s talking about Celeste Pille’s re-imagining of 90′s cartoon characters (ex. Rugrats, Hey Arnold, etc) all grown up–as they should be because they’re awesome. Seriously, click through, and come back. But I’m especially in love with her...

A Realistic Barbie [One More Thing Before We Go]

Just in case you were under the impression the current version of Barbie was in any way realistic and more importantly wasn’t creating unrealistic body expectations for the girls in the doll’s target market, researcher Nickolay Lamm created this model of what a real-life Barbie...

Scare the Shit Out of Somebody for $1,425 [One More Thing Before We Go...

I mean, I don’t know if that kind of scare is worth a grand and a half, but these White Walker masks created by actual CFX artists would definitely do the trick. Buy yours HERE. [h/t Fashionably...

DIY Dinosaur Plate [One More Thing Before We Go]

This DIY Dinosaur Plate is making me want to try harder at crafts. I won’t, mind you, but it makes me daydream about a parallel universe where I have the organizational skills and patience to put together clever things like this. From Three Monkeys Studios: This fun DIY Dinosaur Serving...

The Avengers Get Photoshopped into Current Magazines! [One More Thing ...

And it’s so freaking good. See more Avengers magazine covers at the MediAvengers...

$7.99 Light Saber Earrings [One More Thing Before We Go]

Because why not? Buy them here. [h/t Fashionably...

Apple Summer Camp: Free and Cool! [One More Thing Before We Go!]

This free Apple Camp for kids 8-12 looks so cool: At Apple Camp, kids ages 8-12 learn how to shoot their own footage, create an original song in GarageBand on an iPad, and put it all together in iMovie on a Mac. This free workshop, held at Apple Retail Stores, spans three days and ends with...

The Teenage Brain [One More Thing Before We Go]

…as a binary decision tree. [via...

We’ve Always Been Barely Literate Assholes [One More Thing Befor...

Thanks to xkcd for bringing this fact to our...

Decision by Lunar Baboon [One More Thing Before We Go]

I have multi-level plans in place for talking to my kid about money, race, and s-e-x, but I have no  idea what I’d do if she were faced with this terrible decision.*   *Haha! Just kidding, of course I’d make her pick the STAR TREK one. That’s just decent parenting....

Deep Space Nine Tourbillon Watch by Vianney Halter [One More Thing Bef...

A high-end watch designed to look like the Deep Space Nine station, which includes a spinning, triple axis tourbillon. Sweet! Now, if only I had $192,000 to spare… [h/t Fashionably Geek]...

Dr. Who’s Alma Mater [One More Thing Before We Go]

Smith College  should totally do an ad like Matt Smith’s alma mater, but use World Class Experts, Authors, World-Changing Activists, Senators, Congresswomen, and First Ladies. [h/t The Mary...

Human Centipede 3: Where’s Waldo [One More Thing Before We Go]

God, I wish I could unsee this. From the (obviously demented) artist, Alex Pardee: “The Human Centipede 3 will have a 500-person centipede so I thought I’d make a 100% medically accurate poster for it.” See the full 500p sequence HERE. [h/t...

Baby Mugging by MommyShorts.com [One More Thing Before We Go]

Because we should really work on making “I just want to drink you up” a viable alternative to “I just want to eat you up.” Who’s with...

If Disney Films Had Honest Titles [One More Thing Before We Go]

Click through for the Reddit thread, which includes gems like “Mulan: Cross-dressing gets shit done,” “Cinderella AND Mulan: dress for the job you want,” and “Aladdin: sometimes stealing things pays off.” [via...

How Common Is Your Birthday? [One More Thing Before We Go]

If your birthday’s in the fall, then it’s pretty darn common, because according to this chart people be like bom-bombom-bomBOM! during the winter months. Then just  bombom! during the fall months. Then like bom…anh, let’s bump nasties when it’s not so dang hot...

Kevo: Your Smartphone Is Now Your Key [One More Thing Before We Go]

Oh, my gosh, Kwikset is gearing up to release a lock you can open with your smartphone??? I want to early adopt this so bad. Can’t wait to get more info on it. [Kwikset: Kevo]...

Stop Wasting Food! Here’s How… [One More Thing Before We G...

A handy fresh food lifespan infographic from visual.ly. You’re welcome! [via...

How to Write a Scene [One More Thing Before We Go]

I swear I’m going to use this method to write something. I don’t know what yet, but you know, something. [via...

Words Hurt, Man [One More Thing Before We Go]

As a nerd from like the very start, my mom used to quote the “sticks and stones” line all the time. This xkcd comic perfectly explains why that quote wasn’t particularly...

Princess Superheroes [One More Thing Before We Go]

As someone in the throes of planning a Princess-Winnie-the-Pooh mash-up birthday bash, all I have to say about the below mash-up is “Why didn’t I think of that???” Seriously, gnashing my teeth and rending my clothes right now. [via The Mary Sue]...

Girl Scout Cookie Coffee-Mate [One More Thing Before We Go]

Seriously, the one year I set out to tackle my sugar addiction is the one year CoffeeMate decides to go and introduce Girl Scout Cookie creamer??? Eff my...

Merida Kills Merida [One More Thing Before We Go]

Just in case you’re as upset about the Merida makeover as many of us nerds are, here’s a very special episode of DORK TOWER by John Kovalic. [h/t The Mary Sue]  ...

Admit You’re A Hipster Already! [One More Thing Before We Go]

As a self-identifying hipster (I mean I’m an original L.A. Derby Doll, used to spend a ton of money on high-quality eyeglasses, and run a blog called Fierce and Nerdy for goshsakes), I’m often surprised by how many people in my circles don’t consider themselves hipster. As...

The 7-Minute Workout [One More Thing Before We Go]

I’m going to do this 7-minute workout for 7 days straight, starting next Sunday. Anyone interested in joining me? Here’s the breakdown: In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially...

“Mr. T Ate My Balls!” [One More Thing Before We Go]

I’m always saying we should be way embarrassed about what we’re putting out in space for other civilizations to find, and I think this xkcd comic totally backs...

Pac Man Seat [One More Thing Before We Go]

So wish this seat was a real thing you could by as opposed to just a design concept. Find out more at designer Bruno Marques’ website. [h/t LikeCool]...

Avenger Kitties Assemble! [One More Thing Before We Go]

Jenny Parks, the illustrator behind Dr. Meow is back with Kitty Avengers. In other news, Jenny Parks is freaking awesome! [via...

Disney Prom [One More Thing Before We Go]

Deviantartist spicystewdemon, reimagines Disney characters as prom picture-takers and it is AWESOME. Click through to The Mary Sue to see even more Disney Prom Pictures, including ones for the Rescuers and the Hunchback and Esmerelda. [h/t The Mary...

How to Tell If a Toy Is for Boys or Girls [One More Thing Before We Go...

Preach! You betta run tell that! [image by misanthropist on most...

1993 & 2013 [One More Thing Before We Go]

Looking back on it, I’m not even sure how I made it through the 90s. Viva Los Telephonos Inteligente! (And very sorry if I just butchered that Spanish.) [via...

[One More Thing Before We Go]

I don’t have any tattoos. I know, super-surprising, right? But I always say that if I do get one, it will be on the back of my neck. So big respect for this one. [h/t...

Iron Man Armor Infographic [One More Thing Before We Go]

An infographic that covers the evolution of Iron Man’s armor. Also, something to do make do with while we wait for the Star Trek items to start rolling in. Click on the pic to make bigger. [h/t Fashionably Geek] Infographic Created by HalloweenCostumes.com...

Is it Worth the Time? [One More Thing Before Go]

As someone who is constantly trying to make her routine tasks more efficient, I might take another gander at this xkcd comic before I pick up yet another self-help or how-to...

A Real Facebook Home [One More Thing Before We Go]

Joy of Tech for the win! [h/t LikeCool]...

Night Terrors [One More Thing Before We Go]

This clever infographic breaks down how and why we humans are afraid of the dark. Spoiler: It may be wired into our genetic code to fell unsettled in the dark. [via...

Sloth Princesses [One More Thing Before We Go]

Phillip Light asks, “What if all Disney Princesses were sloths?” and gives us the answers to that question in the form of some rather cute and delightful artwork. [via The Mary...

Disney Princess Rings [One More Thing Before We Go]

If you like Disney Princesses and you like rings, then man, have I got a heads up for you. Click through to Fashionably Geek to see more Disney-Princess-inspired rings and to buy one if you so wish–they range from $400-$5000. P.S. Wouldn’t it have been funny/clever if the Mulan...

The Creepiest $350 You Could Spend Today [One More Thing Before We Go]

So if you’re looking to creep folks out and you got at least $350 back from your tax refund, why not buy an ultra-realistic baby mask and then stroll around town? Pick up one HERE. [h/t Fashionably...

Comic Book Shoes [Nerdy Ish We Found on Etsy]

If you don’t have an extra $100-$150 lying around, don’t visit the MacklinMurals Etsy shop, because these custom-made shoes, which come in a variety of styles (including wedges, high heels, flats, and converse), are TOO DIE...

$19 Godzilla Belt Buckle [Nerdy Ish We Found on Etsy]

How super-frickin-awesome is the Godzilla belt buckle??? Absolutely perfect for stomping around a major metropolis, right?! And I can’t even get over the anatomy detail. Pick one up for a very reasonable $19 at the reaganflegan Etsy...

Cowboy Hat Styles Explained [One More Thing Before We Go]

Because… well, why not? Click on the pic to make it bigger. [h/t LikeCool via I Love...

We’re All Family! [One More Thing Before We Go]

So please quit discriminating against the Dark Knight, ya’ll. [h/t We Know...

Improve Your Physical Life, Your Mental Life, and Your Sex Life with Y...

In other news, I hate when I so nail a title that I have nothing left to say in the introduction. Ah, well… [h/t LifeHacker] click on the image to make it...

Belly Tattoos [One More Thing Before We Go]

Um, do I really have to explain why these belly tattoos are beyond awesome? I don’t think so. I’ll just say that you can pick them up for $8 a FredFlare.com. [h/t Fashionably Geek]...

No Need to Worry, You’re Totally Prepared for a Doomsday Event [...

Psyche!!!! No, you’re not. None of us are. See the below infographic, sucker. You probably don’t even have a gas mask, martial arts training, or any prostitution charges, dentistry, or gunsmithing on your resume. Just go ahead an yuk it up today, because if anything big goes down,...

Princess Leia’s Business Card [Fierce Women Month]

As long as we’re talking about Star Wars, let’s end the day with Princess Leia’s business card. Also, a friendly reminder that we need more real life women in politics. Click through to The Mary Sue to see the other characters’cards. [via The Mary...

Wonder Woman: Shit Just Got Real [Fierce Women]

Aw naw, ya’ll done made Wonder Woman pull out her scrunchie??? I pity the fool villains about to be on the other side of this beatdown! This is all to say, this artwork by Kevin Warren is all kinds of awesome sauce. [h/t Fashionably...

The PowerPuff Girls As Marvel Supervillians [Fierce Women]

…because why not? Get your T-shirt here. [h/t The Mary...

And BT-dubs, Snow White is only 14 [Fierce Women Month]

As long as we’re on the subject of Disney Princesses today, here’s a list of their real ages, which, in some cases, will make you feel a little skeevy for rooting for them to get with a prince. Or, in the case of Mulan and Tiana, it might make you feel like an underachiever. I...

Six more months until CATCHING FIRE [Fierce Women Month]

Just in case you’re now counting down to the next women-led big budget movie like we are after seeing OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL. Meanwhile, here’s an official portrait…...

Jem & the Holograms Hit the Doll Circuit Again – One More T...

Just in case you were looking for a reason to spend $125 on a doll in celebration of Women’s History Month, Hasbro has put out collectible Jem & the Hologram dolls. I have like no extra money in the budget, but the Shana doll is tempting me so bad… And I’m not even sure...

We Know It’s Hard for Many Women to Ask for Raises [Fierce Women...

So here’s a handy dandy chart from Payscale.com about how to decide whether it’s time to ask for a raise. And, here’s an awesome post that Monique King-Viehland wrote for us a couple of years ago re why women should always, always negotiate their paycheck from the jump off....

Astronauting Ain’t Easy [Fierce Women]

Especially for African-American women. Please click through to read a wonderful acknowledgement of the struggles Dr. Mae Jemison, Stephanie D. Wilson, Joan Higginbotham, and Dr. Yvonne Cagle, endured and overcame in order to become astronauts....

Mary Edwards Walker, the First Female Surgeon in the Civil War [Fierce...

…and herstorical badass. Please, please, please click through to read more about this abolitionist who was given a feminine-feature-hiding uniform to serve as a surgeon in the Civil War but purposefully grew out her curls so that everyone would know she was a woman. [via...

Men Are Too Emotional to Vote – One More Thing Before We Go [Fie...

Feminist satire from 1915. Happy Women’s History month! [via...

Still Waiting For… [One More Thing Before We Go]

Heyo! Ernessa here. I thought it would be nice to close out this Black History month by saying hat I’m still waiting for the next Octavia Butler. I’m longing for another wildly imaginative author, who is interested in sci-fi and futurism and fantasy and politics, and is also a...

Friendly reminder that we’re all going to die anyway [One More T...

So really, why fight the robots? asks “Time Robot” by...

Performance Enhancing Drugs for Writers by Grant Snider [One More Thin...

It’s funny because it’s true…. [h/t...

For Ernessa’s Nursery Wall [One More Thing Before We Go]

I mean we do want her twins to grow up to be nerds, right? [via The Mary Sue]...

Every Internet Creative Needs to Read This [One More Thing Before We G...

It’s amazing because it’s true. All 100% true — especially the bits involving underpants. READ THE REST...

Happy Valentine’s Day, Amy! [Love Week]

Since Amy is the only one who loves ARCHER more than we do, we’re dedicating this Vulture post about the character models for the animated program to her — with a warning that she’ll probably be a bit skeeved (but sadly, not surprised) by the openly lascivious way the writer...

Daleks Need Love, Too! – Nerdy Ish Jennifer May Nickels Found on...

Big thanks to Jennifer May Nickels from “Gal About Town” for sending this “Daleks in Love” mug to us. Sadly, it’s currently out of stock, at the Betwixxt Etsy shop, but keep it in mind for your nerdy anniversary. This is also a great gift for couples who...

To Robots, With Love – One More Thing Before We Go [Love Week]

Just in case you haven’t had a chance to think about how much you just love fictional robots lately, here’s a timeline. Try not to be bitter that we’ve yet to get a robot maid ala Rosie from THE JETSONS. [via The Mary...

Valentine’s Day Is for (Book) Lovers – One More Thing Befo...

Heyo! Ernessa here with a special message for my fellow book lovers: 20 authors, including personal faves, Carleen Brice, Randy Susan Meyers, Catherine MacKenzie, Allie Larkin, Lisa Brackman, and Shilpi Gowda are giving away 20 (yes, 20!) books to four lucky winners on Valentine’s Days....

Prank Your Expectant Friends But Good [One More Thing Before We Go]

With this $8 cardboard box for the Crib Dribbler, a product that purports to the perfect baby feeding system: With the Crib Dribblerfeeding system, baby will have the alone time it needs and its parents can enjoy some quiet time without having to tend to a hungry baby. You can put the real...

3 Theories of Time Travel [One More Thing Before We Go]

Some things to think about, just in case you’ve been considering taking a trip through time. Thanks so much to Friend of FaN, Polly Harrison for posting this on her Facebook...

Nerdy Baby Nurseries [One More Thing Before We Go]

Why yes, Ernessa is still out on maternity leave. Why do you ask? Also, please, please, please click through to BuzzFeed to see all 20 pics of super nerdy nursery theme ideas. These are but a very geeky...

Space Ship ABCs [One More Thing Before We Go]

Sadly, due to copyright issues, this poster isn’t technically for sale, but shouldn’t it be? Think of the children, copyright lawyers. Won’t you think of the children??? [via...

Ewok + Yoda = ??? [One More Thing Before We Go]

It’s also available as a T-shirt boys and girls. [via Fashionably...

Sofa With Attached Dog House [One More Thing Before We Go]

I so need this concept sofa, which was designed by Seungji Mun, to become a reality. I bet Dog and cat lovers alike would rejoice and buy. [via...

Silence Plush [One More Thing Before We Go]

Because, sadly, kids aren’t getting creeped out enough these days. Put this Dr. Who toy in your toddler’s bed to get her started on the recurring nightmares extra early. [via...

When to Buy Stuff [One More Thing Before We Go]

If you click through on one post this week, click through on this one. The full explanation is worth it, especially if you’ve pledged to be a bit thriftier this year. [via...

This guy’s sister is way better than yours [One More Thing Befor...

I say that because she crocheted her brother a dwarf beard and helmet ala Lord of the Rings. And it’s AWESOME! What has your sister done for you lately? [via The Mary...

Retro Video Game Cake [One More Thing Before We Go]

If I lived in Australia, cake designer, Nicole Kane, would be getting a lot of business from me. Check out this amazing cake, which includes Donkey Kong, Tetris, PacMan, Frogger, and Pong: [via LikeCool, "Retro Video Games on One Cake"]...

Just In Case Driving Didn’t Already Scare You Enough [One More T...

Data Visualization expert, John Nelson, has broken down five years worth or traffic fatalities. Main lessons learned: Don’t drive in the wee hours of the night, don’t drive in early morning fog or ice, and d0n’t walk around at dusk. Click on the pic to make it bigger, and go...

Self-Stirring Mug [One More Thing Before We Go]

I would so buy one of these $19.29 mugs right now. In other news, it’s Monday. [via...

Michonne: Impossible [One More Thing Before We Go]

One more month to go before THE NO LONGER BORING DEAD returns on February 10th. Meanwhile you can kick yourself for not buying this Michonne: Impossible T-shirt while it was still available. [via Fashionably...

Lego Multicolor Clutch [Nerdy Ish We Found on Etsy]

Ooh-la-la! I’d say this nerdy clutch qualifies as both nerdy and fashionable. Get it for $180 at the agabag Etsy...

The Cutest Meth Dealer in All the Land [One More Thing Before We Go]

Oh, how I’ll miss BREAKING BAD cosplay after it goes off the air. [via Fashionably Geek, "This Is Walter from Breaking Bad on All...

Brilliant or Regretsy? [One More Thing Before We Go]

I can’t decide if these jean sandal boots are a revelation or an abomination. On one hand, “Wha???” On the other, I’m intrigued and thinking they might actually look good with a pair of leggings. Can’t decide, so please weigh in below. [via...

Doc in a Box! [Nerdy Holidays 2012]

Happy Holidays! This image is also available for $25 in T-shirt form. So many magical things happening this season… [via Fashionably...

Lady Germaphobes Rejoice! [Nerdy Holidays 2012]

Here’s a surefire way to ensure that know one tries to shake your hand this germy holiday season. [via...

Gift Guide Round-Up [Nerdy Holidays 2012]

Wait, you STILL haven’t picked out all your holiday gifts yet??? Here’s some round-ups from Fashionably Geek. You’ll surely find something for the nerd(s) on your...

For the Guitar Player on Your List [Nerdy Holidays 2012]

Try this $24.99 guitar pick punch, which turns just about anything thick enough (like old credit cards) into a guitar pick. Here are the deets: DIY Guitar Pick Punch Never be without a guitar pick again – just punch your own! Can punch a variety of materials – up to 0.9mm thick!...

For the Person Who Loves to Cook [Nerdy Holiday Gifts 2012]

Seriously, how clever are these Lid Sids? They’re designed to help your pans let off steam in the cutest (if slightly macabre) way possible. And they’re only $14,99! [via...

For the Metalhead on Your List [Nerdy Holiday Gifts 2012]

You can’t go wrong with this $80 Slayer Christmas sweater, which makes you wish that all metal bands would start producing Christmas sweaters. Looking at you Rammstein! [via Fashionably...

Geeky Christmas Cards – One More Thing Before We Go [Nerdy Holid...

I’m once again not sending out cards this year. Are you? If so, you’re better than me, but the geeky girl behind these nerdy Christmas cards is better than both of us, so there! [via The Mary...

For Your Feminist Friend – One More Thing Before We Go [Nerdy Ho...

Obviously, you want to gift her with FEMINIST RYAN GOSLING; Feminist Theory from Your Favorite Sensitive Movie Dude. I mean who wouldn’t appreciate...

For Your Hipster Friend – One More Thing Before We Go [Nerdy Hol...

I know this T-shirt will be a hit, because I’m a hipster, and as soon as I saw these super-intense unicorn shirts, I imagined myself wearing one under a blazer or leather jacket like every day for rest of my life. [via Fashionably...

For the Guy on Your List, Who Really, Really, REALLY Loves Bacon ̵...

…I mean really loves it to the point that he has no problem going around town smelling like his favorite pork product. For that guy, there’s this $14.99 Bacon Shaving Cream. Yeah, I’m pretty appalled this exists, too, and even moreso by the reports that it’s flying off...

Clever Ways to Gift an eBook – One More Thing Before We Go [Nerd...

Just in case you were wondering how to physically give an eBook, Slate has some ideas for...

Make Your Own Book Tree This Weekend [One More Thing Before We Go]

I would love to build one of these, but I already know my cat won’t let me be great. However, for those of you who don’t have animals or children standing in the way of a freakin’ fantastic book tree, I say go for it! And definitely click through the via link for more ideas,...

What to Get for the Friend Who’s Totally Unconcerned About Getti...

I think we all have a friend like this on our list, right? And I think he’ll more than appreciate these Star Trek uniform footie pajamas. Get ‘em at JumpinJammerz.com for $64.99. [via Fashionably...

Robot Tea Infuser – One More Thing Before We Go [Nerdy Holiday G...

Perfect for your nerdy tea drinking secret santa giftee. And it’s only $12. Nice! [via...