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Geek Chic: How to Avoid a Father’s Day #FAIL

Sunday, June 17 may seem like an arbitrary date in the not-so-distant future, but not when you are dealing with the dreaded holiday celebrating the male parental unit in your life. That’s right my fellow Krisrael Geek Chic readers: Father’s Day! Every year I worry about what to get my very geeky, gadget-loving father. The … Continue reading

Bring The Noise: How Sound Works In Mysterious Ways
California / Inspirations / Music / travel

Bring The Noise: How Sound Works In Mysterious Ways

Non-stop sunshine. Cut throat driving. Countless street art at every turn. Child pop stars in training who can play the accordion. Famous Asian celebrities in bright pink Hummer limos. Legendary chicken and waffles at Roscoe’s in Inglewood. All of this must mean one thing; I’m currently vacationing in Los Angeles. As I sit on my … Continue reading

5 Human-Powered Transportation Devices (think way beyond bikes, skateboards, and rollerblades).
Help / neat little extras / Troubleshooting with Stephanie

5 Human-Powered Transportation Devices (think way beyond bikes, skateboards, and rollerblades).

Yea, teleportation would be freaking suh-weeeeet. No more waiting in traffic, at bus stops, airport terminals… you get the idea. But until that glorious day when Scotty can beam me up, humans will continue to invent ridiculous ways of getting themselves places. Whether it’s in subways, over water, or through the air, Icarus and Daedalus have got … Continue reading

How to make the perfect salad every time
Food / For the Girls / For the Guys / Messy Kitchen Presents / Mr. B

How to make the perfect salad every time

This week I’m just going to give you some guidelines and let you make up your own meal. I’m going to run through the basic requirements for the perfect summer food: cool, healthy, refreshing salad. With these simple categories of ingredients, you can mix and match to create your own great summer salad, and won’t … Continue reading

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Photolust: Disassembly

By nature of being a mostly professional internet surfer, I came across this beautiful photography series of old mechanical items by Todd McLellan. One part vintage, one part mechanical engineer equals no less than super-cali-fragilistic-awesomeness Can you guess what items have been taken apart in these pictures? Continue reading

Bay Area / Bay Area Events / California / For the Girls / For the Guys / Live / Music

Top Five Bay Area Music Venues That Won’t Drain Your Wallet

Cheapest Van Halen tickets for this Summer at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on StubHub: $50. Service and instant download fee for ticket: $14.95. Parking at HP Pavilion: $25. Plastic cup of mediocre light beer: $10. The essential Van Halen 2012 tour shirt: $20. Right there, you’re looking at $119.95 for a single concert. … Continue reading

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Geek Chic: Ways to Celebrate Geek Pride Day 2012!

Geek Pride Day is tomorrow, May 25th! Wait up. Reverse thrusters. How are YOU planning to celebrate this moonglorious geeky holiday?! You have no idea? You are in luck, Geek Chic Krisrael readers; below are several fun ways to celebrate your inner geek-stud or geekette! Host a geek-themed party! Geek-themed parties can be elaborate or last … Continue reading