‘The Unicorn Files’ busts the myth that girl geeks don’t exist

'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.
Jun 18, 2015
Sun as Taiga Aisaka from a light novel series Toradora!. (Photo courtesy of Martina Sun)

Cosplay: fans find a common culture through costume

The community of cosplay, influenced anime, sci-fi and fantasy, is where many who feel like outsiders find a home.
May 4, 2015

Travel Technology: What gadgets (not) to bring on your trip

When it comes to packing for an international trip, I’ve always tried to live by the maxim, “if you’d be heartbroken to lose it, don’t bring it.” That means I’ll never take along my favorite old comfy T-shirt no matter how much I’d like to have it with me, for fear that it would be […]
May 17, 2012