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2014-03-20 23:26:40

New Online Resource Launches with First Annual Nonfiction Story Competition Missoula, Mont. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Geek Puff, the online resource that celebrates and supports women in STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art and math), announced today its first annual nonfiction story competition. Susanna Sonnenberg, author of the best-selling memoirs “Her Last Death” and “She Matters,” will act as contest judge. Deadline is April 21, 2014. Entries should be no longer than 2,000...

2013-10-22 23:29:38

Through charity spotlight campaigns, we will work with charities to raise awareness of their cause, spark a passion in you to become a follower, and provide funding by selling unique limited edition T-shirts. For each T-shirt sold, we will donate $5 to the spotlight charity. Tijeras, New Mexico (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 With over 1.2 million charities in the United States, Nerds For a Cause is working to connect nerd and geek communities with charities to make a positive difference in the...

2013-07-23 23:24:41

The technology driven recording artist Melissa B (label/Melissa B Inc) will debut her single at the “Stereotypes” launch in NYC. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Singer-Songwriter and network engineer recording artist Melissa B. debuts her single to the world entitled Addicted. Fans across the globe have been anticipating the Electric Pop singer’s release and TODAY the anticipation is over. Addicted, which is produced by the internationally known singer/songwriter/producer B....

2013-07-12 23:32:33

This little-known, just-for-fun day deserves to be celebrated: fly that geek flag. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Embrace Your Geekness Day leaves room for interpretation, because geekness is a many splendored thing. One of the bigger geek gangs is the techie geek who loves any flavor of gadgetry. There are also plenty of gamers, role-players, cosplayers (think Vienna's carnevale for the anime and science fiction crowd), Trekkies, and on and on. The simplest way to celebrate...

2013-06-19 08:20:31

Customers Can Shop the Online Discount Auto Parts Provider for Sunroofs, Wind Deflectors, Wiper Blades and More for the Popular Sport Utility Vehicle LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As part of its efforts to maintain its position as one of the top online automotive parts suppliers, Parts Geek is constantly adding new products and parts to its inventory. Now, customers can shop the discount online dealer for parts and accessories for the popular 2013 Mitsubishi...

2013-06-02 23:16:38

Culture is undergoing enormous changes, as prejudice against skin color, gender, and now sexual orientation are brought into the light for reconsideration. June is the month to celebrate progress for the LGBT community, perhaps by wearing a geeky t-shirt with a message of support. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Nerds of the world (of any orientation), unite. Tees For Your Head provides an opportunity to make a statement of support for an end to sexuality-based discrimination and...

2013-05-22 12:32:42

Many Americans Want Wearable Technology JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Geek Pride Day approaches on May 25, an overwhelming majority of Americans will wear their "geek" badges with pride, according to the annual Geek Pride Day survey by Modis, a leading provider of information technology staffing. In fact, 87 percent of Americans--both self-described geeks and non-geeks-- say they do not "sneak their geek" (e.g., hide personal or seemingly embarrassing...

2013-05-16 23:29:22

The International Council of Museums encourages museums everywhere on the planet to join in the recognition that "Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples." Surely, such a lofty goal calls for wearing a special t-shirt when visiting a museum this month. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Tees For Your Head has geeky t-shirts to cover all sartorial requirements for International...

2013-05-09 23:37:55

New online data study commissioned by Accountable Moving and Storage shows how different forms of geeks chose to live in dramatically different areas of the Puget Sound area and which neighborhoods have the highest concentration of geeks per capita. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Seattle moving company Accountable Moving, published an infographic and interactive map outlining information gathered from a unique study analyzing over 40 parameters of geekiness, uncovering the hidden...

Dumb Jock Stereotype Hinders Athletes’ Academic Performance
2013-04-22 18:41:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many athletes, particularly those who have their head knocked around on a regular basis, often face the stigma of being seen as unintelligent or somewhat slow-witted. This “dumb jock” stereotype is pervasive throughout universities and amongst student athletes. Any coming-of-age, raucous college film portrays a defined social hierarchy structured by these stereotypes. In these movies, the nerds may be able to...