May 25 is Towel Day
“A towel ... is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitch hiker can have.”
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
On May 25, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy fans worldwide pay tribute to creator Douglas Adams by carrying a towel. This towel-carrying tradition is meant to honor a hoopy frood who really knew where his towel was.
If you were to explain The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (HHG2G) to someone who was unfamiliar with it, where would you begin? Where would you end? How would you enlighten them about what it is and why someone should embrace it, without continually stating and repeating the very very obvious?
Virtual nerd races you can do virually 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.
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.
15 Gifts for Nerds Under $35
Giving gifts to nerds can be challenging, even if you are yourself a full fledged nerd. So many interests and fandoms to consider — Star Wars, Star Trek, Old School, New School or Doctor Who. So much it can make ones head spin. This list of 15 under $35 covers them all.
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.