Geeky Valentine’s Day
Chris Hadfield’s #ValentineFromSpace Is Pretty Much The Most Adorable Thing Ever
Without you my heart is a lonely iceberg. #ValentineFromSpace twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield/… — Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) February 14, 2013People, can we acknowledge for a moment that Canadian astronaut and ISS Commander Chris Hadfield is absolutely blowing up right now? In the last couple of weeks, dude has hosted a Google Hangout explaining life on the ISS, chatted with Captain Kirk, and rocked out with Barenaked Ladies. This morning, though, found Hadfield getting all poetical, tweeting a Valentine photo of a free-floating iceberg taken from the ISS with the message "Without you my heart is a lonely iceberg." (And since we're all wondering it, sorry, folks, he's spoken for.) People are of course eating it up, because it's totally sweet and from space and... shut up you guys, there's something in my eye! Since Valentine's Day is all about sharing the love, Hadfield wants to hear your space-themed Valentines all day. He'll even be retweeting the best -- or cheesiest -- ones, which is pretty great, but also makes us suspect that running the ISS might be a little easier than we've been led to believe. There seems to be a lot of free time for hanging out on the Internet involved, at least. Get @Cmdr_Hadfield with your best #ValentineFromSpace today, and when it gets retweeted, you can tell your special guy or lady it was all about them -- even if you were getting a little swoony over Hadfield when you sent it, because who doesn't love a man in a space suit? We're not made of stone! You can see some of our favorite #ValentineFromSpace below, and we'll be updating all day, so be sure to check back regularly so you'll have something nice to say to your Valentine tonight, even if you did steal it from the Internet.Read on...
10 Guaranteed Valentine’s Day Tips For Getting The Geeky Girl
It's the week before Valentine's Day, when geek blogs across the universe start unsheathing their romance sticks and smacking you with pointy splinters of advice on what to get your special dorky someone or how to woo that special nerd girl or boy. GeekDad's Jenny Williams came up with her own list of do's for how to win over a geeky girl's heart, suggestions like planning a romantic trip to a museum or making funny science jokes. Now, I thought these were pretty good, but perhaps not good enough to truly get the girl. Thanks GeekDad for getting the ball rolling, but I'm going to show you how to use those tips to get the geeky girl -- guaranteed!Read on...