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Featured Blog Posts – April 2011 Archive (26)

Portal 2 DLC news, Nintendo Café(?)

This is a bulky one today, so settle on in…

Now, I could easily go and copy/paste a large amount of completely useless information on the PlayStation Network hack, but I have decided to save that until there is more helpful and less gossip-y information around the whole thing.

 

Either way, we shall jump into the upcoming Portal 2 DLC that has already been announced…for free…in the summer. I don't think I need to say just how excited I am about this, after my Portal 2…

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Added by Some Witty Name on April 29, 2011 at 9:53pm — 3 Comments

Peanut Butter Face Question Tuesday



In which John and his peanut butter face answer questions about romance, books, living (temporarily) in Amsterdam, speaking Dutch, his fancy new iphone that doesn't work, pirates, and who the eff Hank is, among other things.



Hanko de Mayo: http://yourpants.org/showthread.php?7566-Hanko-de-Mayo



DFTBA t-shirts:… Continue

Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on April 29, 2011 at 12:42pm — No Comments

NASA: Increasing Awesome

 

 

In which Hank talks about the 0.45% of the federal budget devoted to space education, and what NASA is doing with that money. 



Just an aside, my friends often say that we shouldn't be spending money on space when we have so many problems here on Earth. And I understand that argument. But I think that mentality is flawed. We can't wait until…

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Added by Ningmaster Tom on April 28, 2011 at 9:31am — No Comments

Book blog in three parts

Hello nerdfighters! This post today will come to you in three parts.

 

Part 1 - The current blurbing book club selections are both Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  Lots of people have been sharing their love for The Book Thief in…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on April 27, 2011 at 3:27am — No Comments

Take The Pumpkin

Erimi chen hin chirihetrae.

 

 

 

 

 

Feifinae efiya tutur.

 

 

 

 

 

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Added by Clive-φ-Davidson Ex-NM on April 25, 2011 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Meeting Greg Mortenson



In which John recalls the time he met Greg Mortenson, the embattled author of Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools. I was once a featured author at a dinner along with Mortenson, and...well...hilarity ensued.



HANK'S BIRTHDAY THREAD: http://yourpants.org/showthread.php?7566-Hanko-de-Mayo



DUTCHIES!



1. For a few days, you can download the Dutch edition of Will… Continue

Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on April 25, 2011 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

BEDA DAY 23 - Lazy Saturday Afternoon.

Hey Nerdfighters! It's the 23rd of April today, so it's time for me to blog :D

 

As it's been a pretty lazy Saturday today, I'm just going to post a few vids that you may enjoy, that are suitable for Nerdfighters :P

 

First video today will be the first official international trailer for LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean The Video Game…

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Added by Van Herrmann... the Timelord :P on April 23, 2011 at 1:21am — 5 Comments

500,000 Subscribers (Almost...and Thank You)



2D-Glasses on Amazon http://amzn.to/gJSCBS



In which Hank rambles, says thanks, talks about posters, The Cheat, pennies, duct tape, portal 2...just… Continue

Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on April 22, 2011 at 7:32pm — 1 Comment

Tulipomania

In which John takes you to Amsterdam to discuss the tulip mania that overtook the Netherlands in the 17th century, culminating with the famed flower bubble of 1636 and 1637, the original irrational exuberance. (Or was it irrational?)



Buy ATLAS by Katrina Vandenberg now: …
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Added by Ningmaster Tom on April 20, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

2D Glasses! Take the Headache out of 3D



http://www.2d-glasses.com



In which Hank talks about why and how he created 2d… Continue

Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on April 19, 2011 at 3:51am — 1 Comment

Portal 2 Release

I apologise for just how small this blogpost is going to be, but the new, much acclaimed nerd-game of ever has been released semi-early. About 2.5 hours early.

It is available now on Steam.

I suggest everyone check it out. Like, stat.

 

Note: This game also releases today in North America, and in the next 2-5 days elsewhere around the world for PS3 and Xbox360. The PS3 version will come with the Steam Version, if you connect your PSN account and Steam account…

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Added by Some Witty Name on April 18, 2011 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

On Photographic Quotations, Pokémon, Typography and Art

We begin with a fine typographic cloud of nerdfighterian language.















I agree, light blue is a particularly nerdy colour.…













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Added by Clive-φ-Davidson Ex-NM on April 18, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

VEDA/BEDA (and a little update on Projext X)

This blog post comes in two parts, kind of, not really, okay it does!



Well nerdfighters, the month of April started about two week ago and that meant VEDA/BEDA for many!

VEDA being Vlog Every day In April and BEDA being Blog Every day In April.

For those who don’t know what it is I’ll tell you. During the month of April (can also be August due to both beginning with A) people vlog or blog everyday like it indicates on its name.



Half the month has…

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Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on April 16, 2011 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Humpy Hank





In which animations of Hank humping an astonishing variety of people and animals (and himself) are collected into a single music video for your enjoyment and Hank's embarrassment.



Let this be a lesson, friends: Never put video of yourself humping on the Internet or the Internet will make you pay.



Humpy Hank invented by the great Mattie Boosh:… Continue

Added by Ningmaster Tom on April 15, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments

Charity Begins with Pokemon...

Hey guys,

 

Someone came into the chat a little while ago linking a small project a few people are doing over on ustream.tv. So I looked into it. A group of teenagers have been playing Pokemon for the last few days live in order to raise money for the Japanese Disaster. They have been going non-stop for a few days and will continue to do so until 7PM (GMT) tomorrow.

 

After watching…

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Added by Dave J- Operations Admin on April 14, 2011 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

31 Jokes for NERDS!





In which Hank tells some seriously nerdy jokes. Harry Potter, theoretical physics, Star Trek, Star Wars, Chemistry, Engineering, Philosophy, Math, Computer Science...it's all fair game.



I chose 31 because I knew I wasn't going to hit 50 and I wanted to do a prime number.



I made this video before Humpy Hank became a thing...but something tells me… Continue

Added by Ningmaster Tom on April 13, 2011 at 4:47pm — 5 Comments

A Wild Blog has Appeared!

Now, I'm sure some of you are wondering "Who is this guy?" or "What is a Games Ningmaster?"

Well, I'm just some guy, mainly found in the chat room, and a Games Ningmaster is much like the other Ningmasters, but focused strictly on Gaming.

I shall be bringing everyone new Gaming news every week (I have no clue what day of the week yet. I'm just posting this today to get it posted), along with promotions of Nerdfighters in Gaming, be it Let's Plays, Professional Gaming or even…

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Added by Some Witty Name on April 13, 2011 at 8:18am — 7 Comments

A return of Book Tuesdays?

Yes, I have been a pretty fail Books ningmaster of late.  Some of you may have noticed that I haven't posted a blog in ages, I haven't updated the reading page and I haven't chosen a new blurbing book club book.  I'm really sorry for all of that.

 

I've been pretty busy of late with other responsibilities in my life.  The length of my ningmastership has gone on a lot longer than I'd originally expected - I always knew that things would be start getting tough to juggle once my…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on April 13, 2011 at 5:05am — 3 Comments

Is My Boyfriend Gay? Is He Cheating?



I'll be in PLAINFIELD, IN THIS THURSDAY at 7PM. The Plainfield Public Library is located at 1120 Stafford Road. The event is free.



In which John answers the top 10 questions people ask google beginning "Is my b...," including: Is my boyfriend gay? Is my boyfriend cheating on me? Is my blood pressure high? Is my baby sick? Is my baby teething? Is my baby a boy or a girl? And most gallingly, is my baby sleeping too… Continue

Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on April 11, 2011 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

Plentiful Bounty: A Veritable Harvest of Images

Loads of images today! (At least... Loads compared to a normal image blog of mine.) Enjoy it while it lasts!

 

Three hours!? I couldn't do this if I had all the time in the world.

 

 

Mainly because I have no imagination...

 

 

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Added by Clive-φ-Davidson Ex-NM on April 11, 2011 at 12:58am — No Comments

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