On The High School Popularity Scale, Being In The Middle Has Rewards

On The High School Popularity Scale, Being In The Middle Has Rewards 

The cult of popularity that reigns in high school can look quaint from a safe distance, like your 20th reunion. By then the social order may have turned over like an hourglass: teenagers who were socially invisible have emerged as colorful characters, confident, transformed. Others seem preserved in time, same as ever, while some former princes and queen bees are diminished or simply absent, now invisible themselves.

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Unit Circle (Radian) Wall Clock For The Ultra Math Geeks

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No son, that’s not a hygrometer.

Got a fondness for trigonometry? Were you a ‘mathlete’ back in high school? If so then you’ll want to proudly hang this Unit Circle Wall Clock in your office or cubicle. Depending on where you work your co-workers will either get a good chuckle, or continue to avoid walking by your office at all costs.

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Uber Geek Rocking Chair

Uber Geek Rocking Chair

Feel free to climb aboard for an uber-cool ride

A concept and a modern interpretation of a rocking chair. The near circular form seen from the side is what makes the design unique. It allows for the rocking motion without being an attachment, but instead flowing into the rest of the chair. The upper part features a light source, which can be used as a reading light. (Pics)

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Looking for Bargains? Check the Web First

 Looking for Bargains? Check the Web First

 31% of shoppers end up buying online

More Americans are researching furniture and appliances online than two years ago. A March 2008 PriceGrabber.com survey found that 81% of respondents turn to the Web for information on these items, while 53% claimed that the Internet was their first choice for home product research.

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Teens Signal Shift in Internet Usage

 Teens Signal Shift in Internet Usage

Contrary to some studies, teens show a wide range of online interests

Most Internet users worldwide use the Web primarily for e-mail and search, according to a global survey conducted by Gartner during the fourth quarter of 2007.

Online banking is the third most popular use of the Internet (except in emerging markets), while sharing photos, videos and files is the fourth. However…

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Keyboard Pants for the Geek in the Family

Keyboard Pants for the Geek in the Family

 

The geekiest pants ever

“Hey good looking! Wanna play with my keyboard?”

Okay, so that wasn’t a pickup line that ever worked in the past, but here is just the device, well fashion wear, that might make it a workable line. Teach them how to log in, type in their phone number, and hit the return key again and again and again.

Designer Erik De Nijs, has stitched together this eye catching pair of “Beauty and the Geek” jeans. More pics after the jump.

 

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Women Bloggers

Women Bloggers

Blogging plays a significant role in the lives of women

A BlogHer survey conducted by Compass Partners found that the blogosphere is playing a significant role in the lives of US women.

The survey estimates that 36.2 million female US Internet users actively participate in blogs every week with 15.1 million publishing at least one post a week and 21.1 reading and commenting at least weekly.

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