Gift Ideas for Just About Anyone You Know

It’s just a few days after Thanksgiving, and we’re already deep in the season of the holiday gift guide. Every year, I read just about all of them out of equal parts sick fascination and sheer desperation re: my own lack of ideas. I marvel at all the collections of grilling accessories and floral scarves and feel like an alien because, seriously, who wants that stuff? For him, we have electronic bacon gum. For her, how about bath salts made from real human tears? No?

Off the Grid on the “Factor e Farm”

Considering what’s happened this week, why wouldn’t you want to read about a post-apocalyptic self-sustaining farm run by a bunch of 20-something nerds?

Popular Kids Finish First, Apparently

The nerds are smarter and can come up with more amazing super wealth, and it’s possible a nerd can be popular.