I only watched the first 3 seasons of "Smallville," and to me, this ending actually IS pretty perfect. I imagine that if it were the end of a 10 year ordeal, I'd feel differently, but to me, it's only the end of a light, fun three-season show... » 5/21/11 11:51am 5/21/11 11:51am

post-its, text-edit, google calendar, dropbox, last.fm, itunes, adium, facebook, gmail, google reader, chrome, and a bunch of folders (downloads, my "in" folder, applications) » 2/28/11 4:53pm 2/28/11 4:53pm

@Exploriens: This list is actually pretty accurate! I think the bottom line is to just be open to learning and excited about the subject matter. It's a really great experience. » 1/31/11 10:23pm 1/31/11 10:23pm

i don't know why so many people are saying this article is "sad" or "gross" or "depressing" or "creepy." i really love this report, and i think it honestly examines something that might seem strange at first glance but is very normal when you really examine it. if you think the maid cafes are depressing or creepy, you… » 12/13/10 4:21pm 12/13/10 4:21pm

Six Of The Most Widely-Believed Alien Conspiracy Theories

Disappointed by Skyline? Tantalized by Castle's X-Files-y episode this week? Want an alien conspiracy with some meat on its bones (or exoskeleton, as the case may be)? Here are six of the greatest real-life alien conspiracy theories. » 11/17/10 5:00pm 11/17/10 5:00pm

how to use a plunger. i always assumed the goal of plunging was to create a vacuum in the pipe and yank the obstruction out, but plunging became so much easier (like, embarrassingly easier) when i read online that the goal is to force the obstruction through by pushing water into the pipe. » 7/08/10 11:21am 7/08/10 11:21am

the most roman-esque (and therefore nerd-epitomizing) moment: he has a chance of scoring with a porn star if he just lets her talk about dragons, but that's where he draws the line. you can see him hesitating, but he decides to talk about the difference between sci-fi and fantasy, even if it means ruining his chances… » 7/07/10 5:20pm 7/07/10 5:20pm