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Unevenly Distributed: Chrome, the iPad and the Crossroads of Civilization

On October 7th, 1930 slender and bright; like a string tense and silent in anticipation of the purpose of her note Beatrice Warde was introduced to the British Typographer's Guild. The speech she gave would change the way people thought about type for the next fifty years... and should be burnt into the flesh of anyone who is making a gadget to this day.

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How Will You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

Greetings beloved GEARheads! The zombie apocalypse is near. Many a raving hobo have been telling me this over the years, and they can’t all be wrong. Just because they haven’t showered in nearly a decade doesn’t make them crazy. No, that’s the schizophrenia’s fault. So my little love muffins, I want you to take a look to your left and ...

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Happy New Year Jews and Jewettes!

Ahh, my fellow brothers and sisters. It’s that time of the year where we celebrate the new year. As 5770 comes to an end and 5771 begins, we reflect on the past year’s indiscretions. Indiscretions in our home life, indiscretions in our relationships and indiscretions with farm animals, and we ask for forgiveness and make an oath to ourselves to ...

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We Hereby Proclaim that Today be Known as Labor Day!

In honor of all expectant mothers out there, we’ll be practicing a day of silence to celebrate the hours of hard work and intense pain than woman across the entire face of the planet are forced to experience during childbirth. We truly respect everything all of you mommies did for us on our day of birth, so much so that ...

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What To Expect From the Steve Jobs Keynote at the Apple “Special Event”

There’s a good reason that “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” is one of the best-selling and most influential books of the past half-century. People like to know whats coming. No surprises, please. It’s a human instinct to fear the unknown, or at least be mighty uncomfortable not knowing. Lucky for you, much of what can be expected from the ...

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Apple Steve Jobs Keynote WWDC 2010 Recap

While much like our friends over at Gizmodo, we weren’t invited to Steve Jobs’ WWDC 2010 keynote, we followed the event close, so here’s a recap of what you might have missed, filtering out all of the typical craptastic self-promotion. Netflix app coming to the iPhone, the full Netflix experience. Watch Instant Stream movies, resume on different device. Out this ...

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Inside-Out Easter Bunny Hopes You Had a Happy Easter

And so do we. Hope you had plenty of time to reflect on the true nature of the holiday – chocolate eggs and mutant bunny rabbits. If nuclear mutant-sized bunnies weren’t enough to creep you out, here’s an Inside-Out Easter Bunny to haunt your nightmares. Link

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The Needle and the Damage Done: How to Combat Knitter’s Block

It happens even to the finest of us crafters. One day you’ll be on a roll, knitting a scarf for your daughter in only a few hours, whipping out a quick pair of socks for your son-in-law’s birthday. And in the next moment, disaster strikes – it’s knitter’s block, and it’s here to stay. But don’t go switching on that ...

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Incognito Iris Goes Undercover on the Internet’s Chatroulette Website

Our very own knitting queen Incognito Iris went undercover on the Internet’s Chatroulette.com webpage. Disguised as an everyday teenaged girl, Iris took to the “world wide web” to investigate what the allure of the Internet is to the youth of the world, the future generation of Gearfuse Knitting Circle members! As you can see from the above photograph, the youngin’ ...

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