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10 Great geeky gift ideas

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 by

Brace yourselves, Christmas is coming! Get the Christmas shopping done sooner rather than later so you can avoid the rush – especially if you need to pick up parcels from online shopping at the post office!

When it comes to Christmas presents, shopping for the geeks in your life can be challenging, especially when you Google the latest gadget and find it’s way, way, out of your price range. Never fear! There’s a ton of quirky and affordable gifts out there for geeks of all creeds.

We’ve rustled up a selection of gift ideas from retailers of all things geeky, nerdy and adorkable such as Think Geek and Popcultcha. Whether you’re shopping for an avid gamer, sci-fi fan or pop culture collector, you’re bound to find something they’ll love – and maybe pick up something for yourself while you’re at it!

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Geeky gadgets you’ll want to wrap up!

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by

Have you got your Christmas shopping sorted? When you take into account avoiding the crowds and shipping timeframes for online shopping, there’s no time like November (Now-vember, if you will) to get it out of the way so you have less to worry about as the holiday season draws closer.

For the geeks, nerds or just straight-up science enthusiasts in your lives, we’ve put together a ‘must-buy’ list of some great gift ideas that your loved ones are bound to adore. Whether the force is strong in them or they’ve written a hypothesis or two in their time, there’s something for geeks from all walks on life, so read on to get your inspiration phasers set to “stunning”!

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Cosplay: Fashion meet fandom

Friday, September 15th, 2017 by

How can you combine creativity, costume-making, and all kinds of crafting with a hearty dose of geeky fun? Cosplay, of course! If you’re out of the loop, cosplay, or ‘costume play’ refers to the act of wearing a costume that looks like a character from a fictional work. The practice of wearing these costumes to science fiction conventions grew popular all the way back in the 1940s.

It’s not strictly limited to science fiction, though – today, characters from virtually all forms of media are cosplayed, including comic books, cartoons, manga, anime, video games, novels, TV series, movies. It’s open to all ages – even babies can get in on the action with a little help from their parents. If there’s a will, there’s a way (although having a hot glue gun helps a lot).

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