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7 So-Called Geeky Things That Really Aren't

By Steven Romano Dec 6, 2013

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Mustaches

Mustaches have been around for centuries, falling in and out of public favor depending on which direction the winds of style were blowing. But it was only a few short years ago when mustaches—especially of the handlebar variety—came roaring back into the 21st century, flooding the Internet with images of ironic mustaches, finger mustaches, and sites peddling mustache merchandise. Though why is it categorized as geeky? You can thank the one group responsible for integrating it into their vernacular sense of fashion and society as a whole: Hipsters, of whom are often mistaken for geeks. Speaking of which...

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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