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The 9 best gifts for your little scientist as chosen by a bigtime science nerd

When I was a toddler, my mom got me my first book about outer space, and it quickly became my favorite toy. Cut to decades later, and I'm a science reporter. Perhaps the easiest way to guarantee that your child will love science is to start them
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Mini microscopes on sale that will make your inner nerd very happy

We live in a beautiful world — and not just because there's a Coldplay song that says so, but because there's an endless bounty of natural wonder that we're constantly surrounded by. Sometimes, all it takes is a little switch in our
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Chris Hardwick's bad statement got people talking about toxic nerd culture

"As a husband, a son, and future father, I do not condone any kind of mistreatment of women." On Friday night, entertainer and geek "hero" Chris Hardwick responded to Chloe Dykstra's allegations that he sexually assaulted her and engaged in other
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Elon Musk and Grimes are dating thanks to a super nerdy joke

Tech mogul Elon Musk and singer Grimes have something in common: they blend art history with artificial intelligence to make the nerdiest, most niche jokes.  The new couple arrived at the Met Gala together — Musk in a white priest-looking
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If these nerdy shoes designs were ever brought to life, we'd be broke

From Marvel to Nike, graphic designer Jeff Cole creates epic mashups of pop culture and sneakers.  Cole also has his own artwork company IKONICK which produces high quality pop art for sale. Read more...More about Instagram, Art, Comics, Disney
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Pluto's largest moon just got a bunch of nerdy names for its craters, mountains

Space nerds and science fiction fans, rejoice! Some of the craters, mountains, and other features of Pluto's largest moon Charon just got official names, and they're nerdy as hell.  From a mountain named after Stanley Kubrick to a crater named
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Space photos of the spring nor'easter will bring out your inner weather nerd

For most people, a snow day calls to mind visions of blowing snow, hot chocolate, and a day off from school, but weather nerds tend to look at things a little differently.  Satellite loops, showing off what a storm's moisture, atmospheric
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Peter Dinklage is in 'Infinity War' to make your little nerd heart explode

All our nerdy worlds are colliding: Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage will definitely be in Avengers: Infinity War, though his role remains a mystery. Gizmodo pointed out that Dinklage's casting has been rumored for some time and that he was
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Nor'easter brings widespread threat of thundersnow, a dream for every weather nerd

Just like each of us has our own personality, each nor'easter is different, with its own idiosyncrasies and mood. The rapidly intensifying storm taking shape off the Mid-Atlantic and southern New England on Wednesday, for example, is unusually
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Teen angst gets real gritty (and real nerdy) in new YA novel 'Down and Across'

In the '90s, Forrest Gump famously opined "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get." Now that musing is getting a much nerdier update with Arvin Armadi's new novel Down and Across: life is like constructing a