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He’d grown up a nerdy Catholic Boy Scout in suburban Chicago, and had always been, as his sister Audrey Kalmus said, someone who “jumped into things he believed in with three feet.”The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.|by Elizabeth Weil|January 25, 2021|ProPublica
Now a man for real, he could gift his nerdy sister a jacket we’d never afford otherwise, embrace danger by way of a transactional hug and floss and sway all the way to prison, where he’d end up in a matter of months.Angie Thomas’ New Prequel to The Hate U Give Challenges the Cult of Masculinity|Cleyvis Natera|January 12, 2021|Time
Academic discourse like these form the seat of science, and may seem incredibly nerdy and outdated—especially because rather than online channels, the two sides resorted to a centuries-old pen-and-paper discussion.Can We Trust AI Doctors? Google Health and Academics Battle It Out|Shelly Fan|October 20, 2020|Singularity Hub
Abovitz drew people in with a nerdy charm and naked ambition, said people who worked with him.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one|Verne Kopytoff|September 26, 2020|Fortune
In some of my high school classes, it wasn’t cool to be nerdy.Desert trails and microbial life excite this soil scientist|Carolyn Wilke|March 31, 2020|Science News For Students
Well, there are plenty of nerdy zingers hidden in those thousands of pages.
A harmless woman is being harassed online by a nerdy subculture.Fanboys, White Knights, and the Hairball of Online Misogyny|Tauriq Moosa|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So what happens to nerdy guys who keep finding out that the princess they were promised is always in another castle?Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds|Arthur Chu|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She sees the error of her ways and plants a kiss on his nerdy, astronomy-obsessed brother, Neil (like Neil Armstrong, duh).Mad Men’s Game-Changing Midseason Finale, “Waterloo”: One Door Closes, Another Opens|Marlow Stern|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bobby Jindal is twice as nerdy as Ryan and 10 times less powerful.