Category: holidays

Happy Declaration of Independence Day, America!

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The gift that keeps on giving: Santa’s Little Helper

Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays!




The 80’s Are In: Give Friends And Family Retro Nintendo Gifts

The Winter Holiday Shopping Season has officially arrived. If you didn’t manage (or if you were smart enough to avoid the whole scene) to grab any amazing deals on Black Friday have no fear, ThinkGeek has got your hi-tech friends and family members covered.

Among the online retailer’s plethora of novelty / utilitarian goods, you …




Happy Techsgiving: The 2009 Boilr Holiday Gift List

Ah, Thanksgiving. The most American of American traditions – an excuse to gather friends and family together to gorge on unreasonable quantities of food while taking the entire day off from work. Thanks indeed.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. Turkey Day also signifies the official start of the holiday shopping mania that has taken our …




Photos of the Day: Happy Independence Day, America!

San Francisco Bay FireworksSF, CA • July 4, 2007 • Nikon D100




Happy Earth Day 2009!




BREAKING: Nintendo unexpectedly launches Wii HD!

In light of the fact that the Wii supply chain has finally caught up with demand some 2.5 years after it was first launched, Nintendo has decided that now is as good a time as any to take the wraps off its next-gen console – Wii HD!

Not only will this be the first high definition …




Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Top ‘O the mornin’ to ya! Grab a Guinness, eat some four-leaf clover cookies, and enjoy St. Patty’s!




Happy President’s Day! from Marvel?

Following on the heels of its recent super successful issue of Spider-Man featuring President Obama (already in its fifth printing), Marvel has released a special online-only Spider-Man comic featuring Abe Lincoln in honor of our 16th President’s 200th birthday. It’s appropriately titled “The Amazing Spider-Man: Gettysburg Distress!”

If you ask me, Abe looks pretty damn good …




What do Thomas Paine, Oprah, Tom Selleck, and I all have in common?

No, it’s not Common Sense (or at least that type of common sense), a great mustache, or fame 😉 . Today is the anniversary of the day in which we were all respectively born – a.k.a. it’s our birthday!

Ah, January 29.  Is there really any other day like it? Oh right, the other 364 days. …