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Game of Thrones Season 7 Premiere and Free Ice Cream Day: When Worlds Collide

Sunday, July 16th, is a day for celebration. Not only is the long-anticipated Game of Thrones season 7 premiere tonight at 9, but today also happens to be National Ice Cream Day. I even stumbled upon this amazing White Walker wall art piece that so perfectly captures my enthusiasm for today: Here’s how to watch the […]

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Topic: Favorite Robots in Literature and Film

Robots, androids, cyborgs and the like have long been an obsession of mine. As a kid, I fell in love with Asimov’s books and ruminations on the laws of robotics. Something about the story of the mechanical man seemed so strange and yet so familiar. The immortal longing to become human and the human longing […]

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Amazon Prime Day: How to Get the Best Deals

Who’s ready for the third annual Amazon Prime Day? You can read Amazon’s official insider guide, but here’s the short list of things to know for the epic day of online sales. – This year, Amazon Prime Day starts Monday, July 10th, at 6 pm PT / 9 pm ET and will last a full 30 hours. […]

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July Giveaways: Shark Socks and Pizza Shark Mug

Starting in July, we’ll be doing monthly geeky giveaways. In honor of Shark Week, which commences on July 23rd, we found these geeky gems on Amazon. We’ll be giving away a pair of women’s knee high shark socks and this amazing pizza shark coffee mug. For the chance to win, simply like our Facebook page and comment […]

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Happy Birthday, Frida

Emblematic Mexican painter and feminist icon Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907. As a child, I remember having a visceral reaction to her art. This beautiful woman had known pain and joy and love and more pain still–things I wouldn’t gain a greater experience of until I grew older–and yet somehow I understood. […]

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