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How Neil deGrasse Tyson Made Me Cry

For anyone not watching the new Cosmos on Fox, you are missing out, and I say that sentence with none of my usual ironic bite or snarky superiority. I literally mean to say, you are…
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Added by Adam J Brunner on April 2, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Books I recommend!

Sorry that I haven't been around very much lately! My father has been ill and in hospital for the past two months. He's on the road to recovery now and that means that I have more space in my brain to concentrate on bringing you all more book recommendations and blog posts!

Here are some of the books I've been reading and enjoying lately. Feel free to share in comments your own recommendations and/or write your own lists and reviews in the blog section and send them over to…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on March 20, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Sexual Abuse, Consent, and Culture

 

If you haven't heard, there have been some really troubling stories about manipulative and even possibly abusive relationships between online creators and their fans.



While that situation certainly spurred me to make this video, I also think a video like this is long overdo. We're excited to be facing these problems head-on, because the only way out is…

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Added by Ningmaster Tom on March 14, 2014 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

uOttawa Rape Culture and What is Consent?

Added by Tamhas ~ Admin ~ on March 6, 2014 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Valentine's day.

Valentine's is the time to be, if you wish to find something of beauty. Valentine's is the place to be, it's the one time you'll find love is free. Valentine's is a time of joy, a time whence smiles are on deploy. But this wasn't always the case, in times gone by they ran a different race. One which involved whipping ones partner, as you see the method was darker. The method perhaps different, the times they are significant. What is dark to us, is white them, who are we to argue with the…

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Added by Tamhas ~ Admin ~ on January 6, 2011 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Book Release News!

Hi Guys,

I just wanted to share some really exciting news. I'm going to be publishing my third YA novel really soon, and I wanted to share the details with you all.

Title: A Strange Kind of Familiar

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fiction

Release Date: March 1st, 2014

Synopsis:

Phia's summer gets turned upside down when her sister Lucy…

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Added by Hannah Harvey on February 8, 2014 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Learning to Write by Rachel Neumeier

Hello, Nerdfighters! I have a special post today from fantasy author, Rachel Neumeier, with some advice on writing... Are any of you aspiring authors? Let us know in comments what you think of Rachel's post!

Rachel's latest book Black Dog, published by Strange Chemistry this month, sounds fantastic:…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on February 5, 2014 at 2:35pm — 3 Comments

The Fault in Our Stars Trailer is live!

As the majority of the Nerdfighting community will already know, TFIOS had its trailer released not so long ago and can be viewed below. I personally cannot wait for this (so far) seemingly amazing adaptation!.

 

DFTBA

Dave J.

 

Added by Dave J- Operations Admin on January 30, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Top 13 Books of 2013

Hello, nerdfighters! I apologise for my extended absence. But it is a new year which means a new start :) I really want to get back into organising the blurbing book club and giving you all lots of book recommendations in 2014...

To kick things off right, I'd like to share my top 13 books that I read in 2013.  Last year I read 220 books in total so it was quite hard to narrow it down to just 13.  The books below are in no particular order other than I've listed them in order…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on January 15, 2014 at 6:44am — 9 Comments

P4A is a Go!

Project 4 Awesome is in full swing and the results are already incredible. Last time I checked they had reached over $600,000 on the P4A website. As Nerdfighters I have no need to tell you about what this beautiful project is, and what it's about. But I can ask you to take a few minutes to view a few of the videos on offer promoting many worthy charities that desperately need donations.…

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Added by Dave J- Operations Admin on December 18, 2013 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Good YouTube content!

One of my personal favourite people on YouTube. I'd recommend subscribing to her without a doubt.

Added by Tamhas ~ Admin ~ on November 28, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

DFTVA, Getting Involved with the Ning and Feedback!

Greetings Nerdfighters,

Just a quick call out to any would be or actual Vloggers out there in Nerdfighteria! The Ning DFTVA colab has been going for about four weeks now and we are still looking for more people to submit Vlogs to the project. We currently have 15 people on the roster and are looking to include far more than that. So if you are interested in taking part in a Nerdfighter Youtube project drop a message to me, comment here or give the channel a message!

Speaking of…

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Added by Dave J- Operations Admin on November 8, 2013 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

Worlds First Ever NERDFIGHTERIA RADIO SHOW!

If you like:

Music

Being talked about on the Radio

Nerdfigheria 

And a mutual partaking in of awesomeness

HAVE WE GOT A SHOW FOR YOU.

The Nerdfighter Radio show is every Thursday from 5 to 6pm EST on KCTYFM.org, KCTY on Ustream.tv, and KCTY on radioflag.com. I will be on the Ning in live time during the show taking song requests and shout outs from the main chatroom! I also promote individual/group endeavors within Nerdfighteria so…

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Added by Liz Waite on November 10, 2013 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

The return of the Blurbing Book Club!

I know it has been several years since the last blurbing book club selection and that makes everyone sad. But never fear, I am starting it up again and I really hope that Nerdfighteria will get behind this again. I want to see lots of nerdfighters reading, discussing the book and of course leaving their blurbs on the discussion forum thread! Official Discussion for Every Day…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on October 23, 2013 at 12:56am — 3 Comments

DFTVA in Week 3 :D

Hey everyone!

The (still un-named) Colab is going strong as well delve into our third week of posters. We have had videos from Nerdfighters in Canada, England, the USA and soon to be Wales and Scotland too! I am finding the…

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Added by Dave J- Operations Admin on October 22, 2013 at 6:17am — No Comments

My name is Lauren Kate. I am a grammar nerd.

Hello nerdfighters! I have another special guest post for you today. This time, with Lauren Kate the amazing author behind the Fallen series which I absolutely adored. Her new book, Teardrop, will be published in the UK and the US on the 24th of October! Definitely keep an eye out for that one, it won't be long to wait! (When was the last time you cried?)

Also, I kind of adore Lauren Kate even more knowing how much of a grammar nerd she is. Check it…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on October 21, 2013 at 4:23am — 7 Comments

Coincidence by Marcus Sedgwick

I'm hugely excited today to bring you this lovely guest post by the Marcus Sedgwick author of such books as Midwinterblood and White Crow. I absolutely adore his books and I highly recommend that you read them.…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on October 14, 2013 at 7:06am — 1 Comment

Bonnie NerdFighters!

Added by Tamhas ~ Admin ~ on October 11, 2013 at 8:45am — 1 Comment

The Statistical Probability of Becoming a Nerdfighter by Jennifer E. Smith

Hello Nerdfighters! Welcome to another Bookish Monday. Today I have a special treat for you. Jennifer E. Smith, the author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight and This Is What Happy Looks Like is here to talk to you about how she became a nerdfighter. It's pretty special. And if you want to watch the video where John Green mentions her book, please do: it's here.…

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Added by Michelle (Books Admin) on October 7, 2013 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

Vlog Project is A-Go!

I bring you greetings from the land of Dave! That's right, I renamed England after myself, what's the problem? :D.

Today Elliott and I are proud to launch the start of our Vlogging Project! Granted we do not have a name for it yet, but we are hoping you guys will have some ideas! In this project three Nerdfighters a week will post vlogs over on the Nfinfo channel about all things Nerdfighters and beyond! This is in an effort to get the community talking! We plan on having as…

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Added by Dave J- Operations Admin on October 8, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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