New Website Address!

So, a good deal arose at a good time and we are shifting this blog from wordpress-blog-hosted to self-hosted … hooray! Right now, you shouldn’t notice too many changes except of course in the very important web address. Our new site lives at:

www.girlsaregeeks.com

So, this week I will endeavor to remind everyone many times to change your bookmarks and feeds to the new site and all posts after this one next week will be on both sites, and then after that, we’ll stop using this site and switch exclusively to the new one. I don’t yet know about e-mail subscriptions, but I will look into that. UPDATE: Email subscriptions now exist on the new site!

Of the changes you might see, it does cost monies to host, so we will try to find some ways to make that money back, but I promise to be careful and Dawn is crazy about design and layout, so she won’t let any ads detract from our appearance. We’re still learning the process though, so this will be fun and exciting and new!

Thanks everyone for getting us to this point!

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Geeky Etsy Finds: Geeklings and Giveaway!

When bringing up the next generation of geek, it’s important to start them young, and I’m not sure you can get much younger than these adorable onesies! What? You don’t have kids? Well, I’m sure you know someone who does, go corrupt theirs!

Check out the rest of the post and the details about the giveaway over on the new site www.girlsaregeeks.com and don’t forget to update your links and subscriptions!

Top Ten Geeky Childhood Books

I have been recently thinking about the books I read as a young ‘un, as a number of them have reappeared recently in various places on my radar. I realized that I read a lot of what would be considered geeky books, although it does make me wonder if the books influenced my geekiness or if my geekiness influenced my reading choices. Either way, I made this list of my Top Ten favorite books that I read before high school that were definitely related to my geekish ways.

Come over to read the rest of the post on the new site, and don’t forget to update to our new address www.girlsaregeeks.com

Future Timewaster: Amaranthine Kickstarter

We’re starting a little something new here on the blog, which is to highlight new games, including some that aren’t quite out yet. Game players tend to be creative sorts, and some are creative enough to not only improve the games they have, but to try and create whole new games. So, when we run across someone who has written or created a new game that sounds great, we’ll let you know about it so you can bookmark it as a future timewaster!

Read the rest of this post over at http://www.girlsaregeeks.com and please update your bookmarks and feeds!

Mathematical Monday: The Genetic Code

I’ve been working in the past two days on a lecture about DNA transcription. For those who don’t remember their basic biology, transcription is part of the process of getting from the genetic code in DNA to functional proteins in your body. How much do you remember about the genetic code? I will remind you of this much, there are quite a few numbers involved!

Check out the rest of this post on the new and improved website and don’t forget to update your bookmarks to www.girlsaregeeks.com !!

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