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Geek Attire with Awesome Pockets: Deal!

This cute trench coat has 18 pockets Pockets. Why are women’s clothes so lacking in them? Women have more gear to carry than men, generally speaking. Yet our clothes are shamefully pocket-less. Laura and Scott Jordan, founders of SCOTTeVEST, get…

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Why Aren’t We Going to Space?

I grew up on Star Trek. My Dad was a NASA engineer. This is why I am fascinated by technology. What happened to us? Why did we stop going to space? I am looking forward to this movie, which seems…

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Social Media Making You Crazy? Remember the Rules.

Here is a guest post, with some basics you can share with with your kids, parents, or anyone in your social networks who might need a reminder, from Scott Steinberg author of the new book, Netiquette Essentials: New Rules for Minding…

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This Carhartt Vest Is Necessary

I hike somewhere in the hills in the Bay Area every day. I only go for an hour or two so I don’t need a backpack. I just put on hiking boots and go. I do want my phone, a…

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I’m Being Pelted with Deals!

I am getting pelted with Black Friday Holiday deals from all quarters. I can’t keep up with them all. I can’t write posts that explain why you want this stuff. I’m just gonna share them so you know about them. Okay?…

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Deal: Put the Fun Back in Their Pants!

Buying gifts for people you won’t see over the holidays is a bit thankless. You go through the usual amount of gift-selection angst. Then you have to wrap and ship the thing. But you never get to see your recipient open…

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A Hoodie with Plenty of Pockets

I work at home. So I wear a lot of leggings and cute T-shirts to work. The problem with this comfy work uniform? No pockets. So I choose my warm layer for it’s ability to carry my phone, keys, and Bluetooth…

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Why I Love a $200 Laptop

I get a lot of computers in to try here at GeekGirlfriends.com. Expensive ones, cheap ones, innovative ones, pretty ones, and powerful ones. I often get attached to one computer, though, and my reasons have less to do with price,…

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Everything is 50% Off at Betabrand

I love the Betabrand Yoga Dress Pants. I own two pairs. And I just bought another pair in this amazing — and almost over — sale at Betabrand. Hurry! If you miss this sale, use this link for $15 off whatever…

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Big Sale on Photo Scanning

Years ago I sent a giant box of old photos to ScanMyPhotos.com. I got my photos back and digital copies of all of them within a couple of weeks. I still use those photos in social media, to make greeting…

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