Ease back into traveling with a road trip
Gas prices are the lowest in decades. What does that mean to a nerd? Road Trip! What better way to ease back into travel after the order has been lifted than driving down a nearly deserted highway, Supernatural style.
A source of travel inspiration, wonderment and adventure.
How do you explain The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (HHG2G) to someone who is unfamiliar with it, without continually stating and repeating the very very obvious? Where would you begin? Where would you end?
Virtual nerd races you can do virtually anywhere
What is a virtual race? It is an actual event that you participate in, complete the distance and achieve a medal. What makes it virtual? You choose the time and place; it doesn’t have the structure or pressure of a timed race. It is not run in a virtual reality experience or a game, it is real sweat and real achievement.
Take a peek into the origins of J.R.R. Tolkien's great books.
Tolkien scholars, fans and travelers gather in fellowship for a rare and unique opportunity to view original manuscripts, handwritten notes, maps and sketches from J.R.R. Tolkien. Just eight times a year, Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, offers special access to the general public for a viewing of selected pages from Tolkien manuscripts.
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California's largest used and new bookstore is an adventure.
The Last Bookstore is a must-experience destination. Books come alive at the Last Bookstore. Whimsical art pieces decorate almost every nook and cranny, some using books themselves to build a sculpture or objects associated with books, the act of reading or even the subject matter.
Explore a universe right from your couch
Staying at home doesn’t mean your can't virtually travel the universe. There's a world to explore and beyond using your desktop computer, smart phone or tablet. Join us as we guide you through a few to explore.
Wayward Nerd is ...
here to serve all who grab a lanyard, lightsaber, and sonic screwdriver, pack it in a suitcase and head off to explore the nerdy universe. Think of us as your guide.