There is no do about it: It has never been so good to be a geek in America. Everywhere you look, geeks are ruling the roost. Washington, D.C. is said to be run by geeks.
“Big Bang Theory,” one of television’s most popular and longest running sitcoms, is a show all about geeks. Companies like Google, Yahoo, and Facebook are all run by self-admitted big time geeks. Everywhere you look, geeks are in charge. And that means that there are a million companies out there looking to cater to the geeks needs. That is great news for all the geeks out there, whether they are running the show or not. If you are looking to geek out your home then there is good news – there are a ton of great, geeky décor ideas for you. Below are some of the best home décor ideas for the geek at heart. Get ready to geek out!
Alien Bookends for the E.T. loving geek. Do you have a thing for U.F.O.s? Do you see signs of life on other planets every time you look into a starry sky? Do you own an expensive telescope so that you can scout out alien creatures? Then why not get yourself some Alien Bookends? You won’t need to look out the window anymore to find your alien story. The only question left for you to answer is which person are you: the one getting abducted or the one running away?
Nintendo Controller Coffee Table for the big Super Mario Brothers fans. Playing Super Mario Brothers was a big hobby of the typical nineties geek, and whether you decided to be Mario or Luigi was a big decision to make, sometimes on an hourly basis. If this sounds familiar, consider going all out with a $3,500 splurge on a Nintendo Controller Coffee Table. Not only does this coffee table look great, it also works as an actual Nintendo controller. Amazing!
A Ninja Barbecue Set for the guy or gal who loves to grill. Geeks do more than just watch nerdy movies and play video games. Sometimes they have to eat, and when they do, some of them go all geeky in that way too. With summer coming up, the grills are coming out and that means it’s time to get yourself a Ninja Barbecue Set. This fun cooking set will making grilling an even better activity. Pretend you are a ninja next time you’re dicing up some steaks.
A Hobbit Letter Opener for the J.R.R. Tolkien fan. Lord of the Rings, also known as the greatest epic tale ever told, is an amazing story of good versus evil. The small, good protagonists overcome the big, evil enemy and everyone rejoices with ale and song! Hobbits, men, dwarves, elves, and more all come together to celebrate. Want to join them? Try a Hobbit Letter Opener so that every morning when you open your mail you can use one of the famed swords from Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
Use a Periodic Table Shower Curtain so that you can finally memorize all of the elements. Want to squeeze a science lesson into your morning routine? Why not get yourself a Periodic Table Shower Curtain that is complete with all of the elements and all of the information you need about them. Memorize their symbols, their electron and proton makeup, and their relative stability. All while washing your hair. Neato.
A doormat for the Lord of the Rings lover. One of the most memorable scenes from the entire trilogy of Lord of the Rings is when the company is standing outside the gates of Moria and Gandalf cannot remember the password. He goes through many different ancient spells but is confounded. Finally, at the pestering of a young hobbit, Gandalf translates the words on the door literally into Elvish and they magically open. Those words were “Speak, Friend, and Enter” and now they are available on a doormat.
Ctrl + Alt + Del Pillow Covers for the computer geek who spends a lot of time on the couch. Every once in awhile, it’s not just your computer that needs to start over and reboot: it’s you too. And if you want to do that on your couch, then you should do it by relaxing with these Ctrl + Alt + Del pillow covers, which any PC user can tell you is the button combination for starting the computer over. And if you are a Mac user, do not worry; you can get pillows made for your do over keys too.
Richard Dobbins writes about home décor and design for Northshore Fireplace. You can find Richard on Google +. Richard enjoys all things geek design and décor.