Hit the Open Road, When the Roads Open Again
Gas prices are the lowest in decades. What does that mean to a nerd? Road Trip! While we are in various degrees of stay-at-home, we can dream, research and plan for when those roads open again. What better way to ease back into travel after the order has been lifted than driving down a nearly deserted highway, Supernatural style.
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.
“Driver picks the music, shotgun shuts his cakehole.” – Dean Winchester
Playlists enhance your trip experience and heighten the anticipation, but most importantly playlists keep the driver engaged. Long drives can cause zone-outs, and that’s not good. Therefore, the driver is the one who needs to pick the music (thanks, Dean) or at least control the playing of it. It is simply active versus passive.
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.
Or, how to create a comic-con experience while staying socially distant.
With all of the large comic-cons being canceled or postponed until 2021, we need to find other ways to create that feeling of being at the con. One way is to plan a comic-con crawl day, locally or in a city a half a gas tank away.
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.