Curbly Gift Guide: 20 Awesome Gifts for Geeks!

created at: 11/02/2011As a robot collector, video game player, and graphic novel reader, I’m not afraid to let my geek flag fly!  Chances are there’s at least one grown up geek in your life, too.  Here are a few of my favorite picks for celebrating them this holiday season.  Happy gift giving!   


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1. Pac-Man Oven Mitt

2. Pac-Man Cookie Cutters

3. Porcelain Robot

4. HTML For Babies

5. Ambidextrous Keyboard Tray

6. Geek Statement Socks

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7. Robot Nesting Dolls

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Awesome: Robots Made from Thrift Store Finds!

created at: 08/05/2011If you know me, you know that I not only harbor a deep love of robots, I am downright obsessed with them!  So, when I ran across these sweet little creations, I simply had to share.  Had to, you guys.  I hope you’ll find them as awesome sauce as I do.  

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Husband and wife duo Nicholas and Angela Snyder from Kansas City are avid robot lovers, too.  But they’ve totally one-upped me in ‘bot geekery: they MAKE robots.   Continue Reading

DIYable Robot Cup and Saucer

One box of unwanted china + one black porcelain paint marker = a one robot-themed cup and saucer every robot-loving dork would love. (Hand goes up indicating my dork-ness.)

Prime-Number suggest that if we attempt this little project, we should practice our doodling on a spare ceramic tile to make sure the ink in the pen is flowing correctly. Also, it’s a good idea to use a pencil to space out your robots’ positions before you get started. Continue Reading