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Myth-bust this.

Myth-bust this.

Only six degrees and sixty miles separate Mythbusters from Indoor Boys.


A handbook of training for citizenship
through [Indoor Boy] scouting.

A handbook of training for citizenshipthrough [Indoor Boy] scouting.

[Indoor] Boy Scouting. It means doing what [or who] is right rather than what [or who] is easy.


WordPress Wordcamp SF 2011

WordPress Wordcamp SF 2011

I dropped the ball and now tickets are sold out.


Martyn Sibley is officially badass

Martyn Sibley is officially badass

And he very well may be “Badass of the Year.”


Show me yours!

Show me yours!

Nominate an Honorary Indoor Boy and show the whole-webbed-world what you’re workin’ with.


A shameless plug

A shameless plug

A shameless plug for a self-interested contest. iPad 2 anyone?


Oh, that sweet [car] talk

Oh, that sweet [car] talk

Our latest Honorary Indoor Boys –
Click and Clack from NPR’s “Car Talk.”


Introduction to Martyn Sibley

Introduction to Martyn Sibley

Anita’s struggle with technology turns into our first-ever video intro. Meet Martyn Sibley.


Smart

Smart

A poem from that literary wonder, Shel Silverstein, on the virtues of being penny-wise.


BlogHer|bet 2011

BlogHer|bet 2011

Come on out and join Indoor Boys at BlogHer|bet 2011 [Business • Entreprenurialism • Technology] in Sillicon Valley, CA on March 24-25.


The questions behind the question. Period?

The questions behind the question.  Period?

Find out what to ask when you want to know if you’re likely to get lucky on that first date.


She’s Geeky Bay Area #4

She’s Geeky Bay Area #4

[It's so true!] Indoor Boys [aka, Anita] will be at the She’s Geeky Tech Unconference in the SF Bay Area on January 30.  Register here or learn more about She’s Geeky on their website.


The Science of Getting a Second Look

The Science of Getting a Second Look

The MIT minds behind the internet dating site OkCupid put their fancy diplomas to use analyzing trends in user interactions on their blog OkTrends.  Their findings are often surprising and their latest article is no exception.  Titled, “The Mathematics of Beauty,” the article proceeds to break down exactly why women of similar perceived attractiveness received more »


Blocks phone signals, sends right signals

Blocks phone signals, sends right signals

Our pick for the gift that keeps on giving. Highly recommended, and at only $15, it will keep your cash flowing as freely as your conversation. Send the right signal by giving dinner partners your undivided attention with this innovative, service-blocking hanky made with silver fibers that effectively block incoming calls and texts. “My phone more »


Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson

Best known for his love-to-hate-him character of beet farmer and paper salesman extraordinaire Dwight K. Schrute on “The Office,” Rainn Wilson is our latest Honorary Indoor Boy. My favorite Dwight K. Schrute quote? See below. No, don’t call me a hero. Do you know who the real heroes are? The guys who wake up every more »


Apple Store Love Song

Apple Store Love Song

“I see no reason to mess with these slobs, cause they’re like Bill Gates and I’m Steve Jobs.”


Flight of the Conchords

Flight of the Conchords

The New Zealand nerd-pop duo, Flight of the Conchords, are our latest Honorary Indoor Boys.  If you need a reason beyond the compelling photo above, look to their quirky HBO show of the same name or their albums on iTunes.  Learn more about Jemaine (glasses and green underpants) and Brett (the one who’s not Jemaine) more »


Jim Henson

Jim Henson

I believe in magic. Not the Buffy-The-Vampire kind, but the kind Jim Henson, the much-beloved creator of The Muppets, Sesame Street, Labyrinth, and so much more, brought to life in everything he touched. For all he’s done and all he’s inspired, including my Muppet-themed BBQ [invite pictured above], Jim Henson greatly deserves to be hereby more »


Muppet Bohemian Rhapsody

Muppet Bohemian Rhapsody

Makes me smile every time. I heart Jim Henson. What a legacy. [Hmm... sounds like someone should be an Honorary Indoor Boy, doesn't it?]


Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

Experimental musician, expert whistler, and erudite lyricist, Andrew Bird is our latest Honorary Indoor Boy. Get a sense for his style in the lyrics below and take a listen here.


A book of the bookish

A book of the bookish

Reviewed by A.J. Jacobs, Washington Post Book World (Copyright 2006 Washington Post Book World Service/Washington Post Writers Group) When I was assigned this review, the editor wrote me a note: “I hope you don’t take offense at this, but your name sprang to mind as a reviewer for a book on nerds.” I probably qualify as a nerd because, among other things, more »


Flirting for Nerds 101

Flirting for Nerds 101

It doesn’t take an advanced degree to get a little nookie.


Stick it to me!

Stick it to me!

Our new stickers will arrive just in time for ChicMeetsGeek!


ChicMeetsGeek San Francisco

ChicMeetsGeek San Francisco

Indoor boys will be looking to recruit! recruit! recruit! at ChicMeetsGeek San Francisco.