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Star Trek Into Darkness and Our Nerdtastic Summer Movie List

With Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters today and Iron Man 3 already out, this summer movie season will definitely be a nerd’s dream with oodles of comic book and sci-fi themed movies coming out. There are so many...

May 16, 2013
Source: AP

Solar Eclipse Today - Watch Online or On App

If you are dreading the daily commute, today is a good day to avoid it by leaving work early or hanging around the office for a few extra minutes for some free sci-fi entertainment a la Mother Nature. Today at 5:30pm (...

May 9, 2013
A Boy and his Atom (ball) is the smallest movie ever, created by IBM scientists

Have You Seen the World’s Smallest Movie?

My physical science teacher, the late Mickey Golding, had a way of imprinting scientific knowledge, which is why I can tell you that an atom is (this is how he defined things, by elongating “is” so that we would...

May 1, 2013
New Media team mugs... our loyal friends.

Jog Team: Coffee Team

Some like it black, some like it cold, some like it in a cup with Splenda and two creams. I prefer one sugar and two creams. However we take it, coffee is crucial to our New Media department. NPR’s recent story on...

April 29, 2013
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Happy 75th Birthday Superman

He’s faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and he is 75 years old today. The Daily Jog sincerely wishes Superman, the Man of Steel, a Happy...

April 18, 2013

Keeping Your Passwords a Secret

We’re back with another app recommendation. I first heard about this one from a girlfriend who loves it. She started talking about it in our occasional conversation about how our husbands would be lost and confused...

April 16, 2013

We Won! Atlanta is Nerdiest City

I would like to thank and congratulate my fellow Georgians for contributing significantly to our most recent honor. Atlanta has topped the chart for Ten Nerdiest Cities in America from the nerds over at Movoto. In...

April 12, 2013
image via Honda.com

HondaVac: Best Invention of 2014

If you frequently haul your friends or have a large family, a minivan is the classic, albeit less “cool,” mode of transportation. I admit that when I hear minivan, my brain recodes and processes that as “mommy-mobile...

March 28, 2013

What You May Not Know About Mr. Rogers

Have you heard the one about how Mr. Rogers wore those sweaters all the time to cover up his tattoos? You know, the tattoos he got while sharp-shooting in the Army. Turns out both of those are wrong. Apparently, Mr....

March 25, 2013
The secret sauce for Elmer's School Paste is spearmint oil.

Was it ok to eat paste as a child?

White, creamy, sweet… with just a hint of mint. Got you going yet? I'm not surprised there are plenty of tasty things that fit that description. What I am here to talk about isn't Junior Mints or Oreos… It's paste,...

March 19, 2013

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