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As we geeks traverse the many twisty turns and cul-de-sacs of the internet, we often find things that are too cute, too interesting, too weird, too ingenious, or just too darn awesome not to share. Shareminded highlights these finds to entertain, amuse, or at least distract from your day job.

Astronaut Karen Nyberg Shows us How She Washes Her Hair in Space

It’s not surprising to hear that astronaut and Minnesota native Karen Nyberg gets a lot of questions about washing her long, blonde hair in outer space. After all, long hair maintinence can be enough of an endeavor with the benefit of gravity and a shower. So when Nyberg was a flight engineer on the International Space Station in 2013, she took the time to shoot this video demonstrating how she washes her long hair while in orbit.  It’s pretty...

West Wing + Tumblr = GOLD

It’s not that I spend my workdays gorging on geeky Tumblr sites. Okay, it’s not just that I do that. It’s that Tumblr seems to be where the snark and the meta and the meta-snark go for recess. What’s hanging on the monkey bars of the collective playground we call the Internet now? The Super Official Blog of the White House Tumblr blogger toblerziegly has curated a beautiful collection of West Wing screenshots coupled with frighteningly appropriate Tumblr comments. The captions...

Make It Sew!

File under:  Fashion, Snark, Star Trek. Caught your attention there, didn’t I? If it’s been a while since you’ve re-watched Star Trek: The Next Generation, you may not have realized or remembered just how awesomely futuristic-yet-early-nineties the fashions were. This Tumblr blog, titled Fashion It So, comes to the rescue, adding some technicolor to your faded memories of the fabulous adventures of Picard and the Gang. If you’ve been on the Internet at all, ever, then you know about Wesley’s...
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