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Featured Blog Posts – March 2010 Archive (23)

TIK TOK - Ke$ha PARODY: Nerd by Travi$



I should post more videos up here! If you have any you want me to share, send suggestions to osubrit@gmail.com or tweet me twitter.com/osubrit… Continue

Added by OSUBrit (former Ningmaster) on March 31, 2010 at 6:53am — 19 Comments

Quotations (And Holden Hats)



Information on the Will Grayson, Will Grayson tour with David Levithan: http://bit.ly/bc1Gge



In which John Green, wearing an actual replica of the hat worn by fictional character Holden Caulfield, discusses quotations, and the decontextualizing of a quote from his novel "An Abundance of Katherines." Also there is a brief discussion of fishing boat proceeds. And frenching the… Continue

Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 31, 2010 at 1:30am — 14 Comments

The Beginning of a Story

Writing the beginnings of stories is my favorite part of writing stories, which is why I've never finished one. So don't expect this one to go anywhere, but I figured I'd share



- Hank



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He hated it, running down the side of his head and across his jaw bone. By all accounts, it was an awesome scar. The kind of scar that could earn a guy a reputation for the rest of his life. A wall to hide behind, the basis of excellent personal image, a well for future… Continue

Added by Hank Green on March 31, 2010 at 1:19am — 28 Comments

Accio Books!

Happy Friday, Nerdfighters! First, sorry I haven't updated you guys on book news in two weeks. This is usually the point where I would list all the various excuses I've come up with, but I'm going to spare you and move on.


The Blurbing Book Club
We're still reading "Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld so make sure to finish reading, discussing and blurbing the book in the…
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Added by Tenley Nadine on March 26, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Top 10 Freaking Amazing Explosions



In which Hank counts down the top ten most amazing, awe-inspiring and destructive explosions of all time. Including accidental Explosions, intentional non-military explosions, and fission and fusion bombs. Of course, the largest man-made explosion of all time, the Tsar Bomb, has nothing on mother nature in the… Continue

Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 26, 2010 at 12:20pm — 1 Comment

Cupcake Mania

Good morning, Nerdfighters! Behold the tasty hand held treats!



This cupcake is a lie.…









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Added by Team Unicorn on March 25, 2010 at 10:43am — 9 Comments

Top 10 Animal POWER MOVES



In which John discusses the top 10 amazing power moves--both offensive and defensive--in the animal kingdom. From giraffes to frogs to acid-ejecting beetles, animals have some awfully bizarre and awesome survival behaviors.



If you don't get the Ze Frank joke:… Continue

Added by OSUBrit (former Ningmaster) on March 24, 2010 at 7:38pm — 2 Comments

Top 10 Weirdest Diseases



In which Hank celebrates the passage of health care reform by discussing the weridest diseases he could discover. And there are some WEIRD… Continue

Added by OSUBrit (former Ningmaster) on March 22, 2010 at 5:12pm — 8 Comments

Catching us up AGAIN on Vlogbrothers videos....

Side-Boob is Not my Ultimate Concern



In which Hank tries to figure out what his primary concern is, celebrates his Mom's birthday, and initiates a Truth or Fail



Cute OVERLOAD: The Ultimate Concern Edition…

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Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 20, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Foreign John Green Books and the Ultimate Concern



In which John Green

discusses a few of the foreign editions of his novels Looking for

Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, and Paper Towns, all while

discussing the idea of an ultimate concern, including the question of

whether and how it is possible to live by the utilitarian values

advocated for by many nerdfighters.



And there is a brief mention of… Continue

Added by OSUBrit (former Ningmaster) on March 20, 2010 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Good Times

Well, helloooo! I come bearing eye candy.



I smell an underlying theme...or maybe that's just the cake.…









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Added by Team Unicorn on March 17, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Update from Tom's Family

First of all we’d like to thank everyone again for all the emails and videos for Tom.


Tom has improved a lot the last week:


Although he still has problems with his eyesight(but it is improving little by little), he’s started to read the emails everyone send him, he has also watched already some of the videos posted. He’s able to eat by himself, and he has a large appetite. He still has some problems with his equilibrium, so he has…
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Added by John Green on March 15, 2010 at 4:00pm — 26 Comments

Teach a Man to Fish?



Teach a man to fish? It's time to start imagining poverty more complexly.



The Uncultured Project isn't a formal charity or organization. If you want to help kids like Sharief on a monthly or

yearly basis - consider looking into charities that have child

sponsorship programs. Do your research - they aren't all the same.



Find out more about the Uncultured Project:…



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Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 12, 2010 at 5:40pm — 6 Comments

the Ningmaster Tom Collab

to… Continue

Added by OSUBrit (former Ningmaster) on March 12, 2010 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

References...They're Everywhere.

Ello, nerdfighters. Tis another Thursday. Let's rock around the clock.



You know you love it.…









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Added by Team Unicorn on March 11, 2010 at 3:00am — 11 Comments

New Tour! New Book! (Remember Books?) Your Q's A'ed!



Will Grayson Will Grayson Tour Info: MARCH 15: Talking about vlogging and books in Indianapolis at 7 PM: Indianapolis Public Library 40 E St. Clair St Indianapolis, IN



Tuesday April 6, 7PM / Andersons Bookshop / 123 W. Jefferson Avenue, Naperville IL 60540



Wednesday April 7, 7PM / The Book Cellar / 4736-38 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625



Thursday April 8, 7PM / Boulder Bookstore / 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder CO… Continue

Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 11, 2010 at 12:24am — 69 Comments

GIGANTIC CHICKEN EGG!!



In which Hank shows off his friend's abnormal eggs, and proves once and for all that he did not put poop in the… Continue

Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 11, 2010 at 12:23am — 1 Comment

Red Green, the Nintendo, and HANK



In which John finally discusses the unsolved mystery of his childhood miniature Dachshund Red Green, his Nintendo Entertainment System, and Hank's possible involvement in an unspeakable poop-related crime.



Leave your questions in…
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Added by Sara (Ningmaster) on March 11, 2010 at 12:21am — No Comments

A Review of Scarlett Fever

Hello, Nerdfighters! It's Friday again, which means... a new book blog of course! (that probably wasn't as exciting as you thought. But who knows, maybe it was?).


The Blurbing Book Club
The March book is "Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld. So buy the book, check it out of your library, borrow it from a friend... whatever, as long as you read it. Promptly followed by…
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Added by Tenley Nadine on March 5, 2010 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Today's Playlist!

Looking for something to do? Here are my favorite videos of the morning...nerdfighters, vlogging, information, and… Continue

Added by Hank Green on March 4, 2010 at 11:25am — 5 Comments

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