Get excited, fiction writers! Hello there, dear readers, and welcome to the first Flash Fiction Friday. I think the name makes the event pretty clear, but I'll do my best to explain further. On Fridays, Geek Smash will now be featuring a new flash fiction story...

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It's move-in time, Geeksmashers. I'm sure your dorms are ready for college, but are your smartphones? If not, you should check out these seven free apps that are perfect for college students of all majors. Yes, I said "free," so you have no excuse to not...

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Music! Pretty relaxing music at that. An open source project called Listen to Wikipedia is using the edits made to Wikipedia articles to generate sounds. The project turns additions to articles into bell-rings and subtractions from them into guitar strumming. The pitch changes based on the size...

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Fun Fact: There is a competition to build a human-powered helicopter. Droppin' some knowledge on you, fellow geeks! Unless of course you already knew about the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition, in which case...

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Who says princesses can't rescue themselves? Certainly not the protagonist of the sci-fi short film, "Controller." You can check it out below, and I'll tell you more fun stuff about it after you watch the video.   Wasn't that cool?! Major kudos to Saman Kesh, who wrote and...

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Superhero video games, assemble! I'd say it's a pretty firm bet that everyone here at Geek Smash is a fan of superheros. We may not all have read the comics--I'm not a comics guy, myself--but we've seen the movies, the TV shows and the video games....

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W/ introduction by Felicia Day! As I said yesterday, this week (August 4-10) is YouTube's Geek Week, and I feel comfortable naming Felicia Day as one of modern Geekdom's famous faces. The actress/writer/director has been in a myriad of amazing geeky productions, from "Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long...

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From his beginnings as a villain to the modern day "Boy Scout," Superman's history is kinda complicated. Superman is a character so entrenched in our American culture that it’s difficult to imagine him in his first incarnation as an evil villain. When Jerry Seigel introduced Superman...

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