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2014-09-17 08:27:25

McCarthy talks Microsoft and Minecraft and about the business of being geek FAIRFAX, Va., Sept.17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek President and CEO Katy McCarthy sat down with Pimm Fox from Bloomberg TV's Taking Stock on September 15, 2014 to discuss the business of geek and what that means in today's pop culture environment. McCarthy states, "At ThinkGeek we're celebrating our 15(th) anniversary, and we're proud of that, so we're inviting everyone to join in and geek out." Host...

2014-08-13 12:32:28

The Online Retailer Remembers When Dial-Up was Still a Thing FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like all great things, ThinkGeek was launched on Friday the 13(th). Since that fateful day in 1999, the company has gone on to become the world's premier retailer for people who want to express their geeky passions in unique ways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135609 What started as a site with custom t-shirts and mugs has grown to become a company that creates...

2014-07-15 12:26:03

Scotty in engineering is still working out how it was done. FAIRFAX, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek is proud to announce the reveal of The Wand Company's latest Universal Remote Control - a Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control. This exceptionally accurate and highly detailed working replica will be revealed at San Diego Comic Con on July 23 and can be experienced first-hand at ThinkGeek's booth (#3849)....

2014-05-19 12:26:43

Nationwide quest saw entries from over 250 schools FAIRFAX, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, ThinkGeek.com set out on a Quest for the Geekiest Campus in the country. The national search yielded entries from over 250 schools, but one school prevailed over all others to be named the victor. ThinkGeek is proud to announce that the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is the company's first Geekiest Campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88531...

2014-04-28 16:35:23

FAIRFAX, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKNT), parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com today announced that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31(st), 2014 on Thursday, May 8, 2014. A conference call will be held that day at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/MM05555LOGO Live Dial in Information Live Toll-Free Dial In Number (877) 348-9353 Live International Dial In Number...

2014-04-01 08:33:56

Heralded as massive leap forward in facial hair technology FAIRFAX, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek's internal R&D Department, GeekLabs, is proud to announce the launch of the Mr. Beard - Beard Machine. The Mr. Beard is designed to help the facial-follicle-impaired capture the returning trend of styled beards and mustaches. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/SF94622 The patent-pending process allows users to select from one of over 200 styles, each...

2014-02-06 16:32:32

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com, announced today that it will report its fourth quarter and annual financial results - ended December 31, 2013 - on Friday, February 21, 2014. A conference call will be held that day at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/MM05555LOGO) Live Dial in Information: Live Toll-Free Dial In Number (877) 348-9353 Live...

2014-01-07 12:30:23

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Doodler announces retail and accessories news at CES, world's biggest consumer tech tradeshow http://www.the3doodler.com 3Doodler [http://www.the3doodler.com ], the world's first 3D drawing pen, is announcing their worldwide plans to retail in 2014 as well as launching a range of exciting accessories at CES. 3Doodler are attending their first ever CES this January, with the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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