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Ambush mosquito trap – regain your outdoors

Ambush Mosquito Trap – Regain Your Outdoors

Spring has sprung and so have all the nasty little biting insects. Some of us Geeks have really sensitive and soft skin that becomes the tasty dish for mosquitos. I personally hate the spray repellents because it leaves a residue on my skin and I have to watch for colorfastness on my clothes, but the…

Geek sleep with ghostpillow

Geek Sleep with GhostPillow

Comfort and luxury in a “faux down” GhostPillow. I have to admit that I’ve never been fond of genuine down pillows because I happen to be one of the few that’s been stabbed in the head with the pointed end of a feather while trying to get some sleep. Somehow, it always managed to poke…

Saving a superhero: ‘angel catbird’ volume 3

Saving a Superhero: ‘Angel Catbird’ Volume 3

Who Saves a Superhero When Superheroes Do the Saving? Margaret Atwood’s superhero saga continues the battle against Professor Muriod’s plan for world rat domination with the release of Angel Catbird Volume 3: The Catbird Roars. In volume two, the half-cat, half-bird, half-human protagonist is dangerously misled by his animal instincts when he’s tricked into captivity by…

Kindle book deals: ‘hummingbirds fly backwards’ by amy cheung

Kindle Book Deals: ‘Hummingbirds Fly Backwards’ by Amy Cheung

For those who carry a bookshelf with them on-the-go, Amazon releases a variety of e-books monthly for $3.99 or less. I’m here to discover narratives written by female authors and let you know if they’re worth storing on your virtual bookshelf.  Amy Cheung is a popular novelist from Hong Kong who writes fiction about romance…

Kindle book deals: ‘the brontë plot’ by katherine reay

Kindle Book Deals: ‘The Brontë Plot’ By Katherine Reay

For those who carry a bookshelf with them on-the-go, Amazon releases a variety of e-books monthly for $3.99 or less. I’m here to discover narratives written by female authors and let you know if they’re worth storing on your virtual bookshelf.   As a fan of classic Victorian literature, I had an inkling of what I…

Not a coder? Wix can help

Not a Coder? Wix Can Help

WIX is a website builder that’s fully customizable from layout to content. Even though it’s initially free, users can pay for features like plug-ins, domains, and extra data. While it has a large number of users, hosts more than 72 million users, and is valued at $750 million dollars, it doesn’t necessarily mean the site…

Monthly magic box: july box review

Monthly Magic Box: July Box Review

Here we are again with another Monthly Magic Box review! July’s box held some interesting and exciting MTG products that we can’t wait to share with you. Let’s get started, shall we? ‘Cardboard Crack’ Comic Strip Book – Est. Value: $15.00 This hilarious comicstrip-filled book is a great representation of hardcore MTG player’s lives. The…

Interview with cinemassacre’s mike matei

Interview with Cinemassacre’s Mike Matei

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend SGC 2014 (ScrewAttack Gaming Convention) in Dallas, Texas. While I was there, I visited a number of interesting panels. Yet the one I enjoyed the most revolved around James Rolfe and Mike Matei of Cinemassacre as they celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Cinemassacre. Although the event…

Mandatory hilarity: “weird al” yankovic ‘mandatory fun’ album review

Mandatory Hilarity: “Weird Al” Yankovic ‘Mandatory Fun’ Album Review

Mandatory Fun is the latest album from long time and extremely popular comedy musician “Weird Al” Yankovic. Much like any typical Yankovic album, it features more than several satirical versions of popular songs, the big single poking fun at Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” called “Tacky.” There are several broad and artist parodies too, as well as…

Giant boulder of death! – game review

Giant Boulder Of Death! – Game Review

[Adult Swim] has a thing for weird and quirky games like Rainbow Unicorn Attack, Amateur Surgeon, and , and Giant Boulder of Death! is no exception. You play as a giant boulder rolling down the Alpine slopes, crushing unsuspecting Swiss villagers in a quest to avenge your one true love who was ruthlessly murdered at…

Con*quest adventure journal: all of your comiccon memories in one awesome place

Con*Quest Adventure Journal: All Of Your ComicCon Memories In One Awesome Place

Ahh, conventions. Where full-gown adults are allowed to frolic in costume, completely free of judgement. Where fandoms unite and “squeeeeeee” over their favorite hero’s autograph. Where nacho cheese and Ramen noodles flow like milk and honey in the promised land. Whether it’s comics, anime, or something more obscure, only those who have attended a convention…

Loot crate march 2014: the ultimate geek & gamer subscription unboxing

LOOT CRATE MARCH 2014: THE ULTIMATE GEEK & GAMER SUBSCRIPTION UNBOXING

Every month, around the 18th, I start to get anxious. I know that, around that time, I will be receiving the shipping confirmation email for Geek Insider’s Loot Crate subscription box. Should I track it and know exactly when it is going to get here? Maybe, but that ruins the surprise. Should I immediately delete the…

Private internet access: peace of mind at a reasonable price

Private Internet Access: Peace of Mind at a Reasonable Price

Private Internet Access is a VPN connection for obscuring web footprints, and its creator—a company called London Trust Media—very generously gave Geek Insider a three-month trial run to see how we like it. Accordingly, my task was to give it a try and let you know my thoughts. I was rather looking forward to it,…

Aerolife: a futuristic nutrition revolution

Aerolife: A Futuristic Nutrition Revolution

This post brought to you by AeroLife™ . All opinions are 100% mine. When I first received my review samples from Aerolife, I was a little skeptical. Described as an “air-based smart nutrition system that delivers powdered blends of vitamins, supplements and flavors”, the traditionalist in me was slightly disturbed. Draw powdered vitamins into my…