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10 geeky T-shirts

These T-shirts are so geeky they're cool. Or so cool they're geeky. Or something.

  • Velocity & Force T-Shirt



    It’s not the velocity that kills you; it’s the force of impact. Why should geeks struggle to communicate in [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/170433/microsoft_says_word_ban_threatens_industry.html|words|words]] when [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/167573/ultimacalc_performs_heavy_scientific_calculationsbut_its_light_on_your_pc.html|equations|equations]] are so much more elegant?
  • Wi-Fi Detector T-Shirt



    Our bonus T-shirt is the ever-popular Wi-Fi Detector (which also appears in our otherwise nonoverlapping slideshow "[[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/171412/15_tech_tshirts_we_love.html|15 Tech T-Shirts We Love|15 Tech T-Shirts We Love]]," from last year). This garment actually lights up when it detects a Wi-Fi network. The stronger the signal is, the more bars on the shirt light up.

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  • Bat Boy Proves Riemann Hypothesis T-Shirt



    This T-shirt combines pop culture and mathematics in a perfect convergence of geekery. Bat Boy of Weekly World News fame proves the [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riemann_hypothesis|Riemann Hypothesis|Riemann Hypothesis]], a mathematical [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conjecture|conjecture|conjecture]] about the distribution of the [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_of_a_function|zeros|zeros]] of the [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riemann_zeta_function|Riemann zeta function|Riemann zeta function]] which states that all [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-trivial|nontrivial|nontrivial]] zeros of the Riemann [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeta_function|zeta function|zeta function]] have real part 1/2. And he has pointy teeth! Pointy teeth are cool.
  • Tees That Give Instant Geek Cred



    We've selected some of the geekiest T-shirts ever spotted in the wild. Just being seen wearing one of these classics can elevate you to the heady heights of geek chic. Prepare for the awesomeness that ensues!
  • I've Been Outside T-Shirt



    Why leave your house (and stop gaming) when pizza can be delivered? The main drawback of this shirt's message is that it's effective only when someone comes to visit you...and no one comes to visit you.
  • Ninja Code T-Shirt



    Here we have an example of a typical geek obsession (ninjas) combined with another geek obsession (coding). If you understand the humor of this shirt, your geek credentials are confirmed! Otherwise, [[xref:http://askaninja.com/|ask a ninja|ask a ninja]].
  • Geek Love Poem T-Shirt



    Here’s a [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/189277/the_geek_of_your_dreams_is_online.html|geek love|geek love]] poem. Nothing says “I care” like the thoughtful inclusion of proper hexadecimal color codes!
  • Command Prompt T-Shirt



    This [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/124065/the_return_of_the_c_prompt.html|Windows command prompt|Windows command prompt]] humor harkens back to old-school reading primers of the “See Jane run” variety.
  • No Place like Home T-Shirt



    They say there’s no place like home--and for geeks, home is [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/127.0.0.1|127.0.0.1|127.0.0.1]], the localhost or loopback IP address associated with your computer
  • LED Graphic Equalizer T-Shirt



    This sound-activated [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/170583/flexible_displays_ready_to_wear.html|LED|LED]] t-shirt contains a built-in [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/shopping/search?qt=graphic+equalizer|graphic equalizer|graphic equalizer]]. Now you can geek out while you [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/194930/rock_band_network_arrives_on_playstation.html|rock|Rock Band Network Arrives on PlayStation]] out!
  • Integral T-Shirt



    If you can decipher this one without help, you are [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet|LEET|LEET]]! If you've studied calculus, you might know that the integral of this equation is 1337. If you type that into a calculator and turn it upside down, it spells "LEET," a geeky abbreviation of the word elite, the opposite of [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/172960/twitter_vs_second_life_a_n00b_takes_another_look.html|n00b|n00b]], or newbie.
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