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Posted at 3:45 PM ET, 02/11/2011

Valentine's for geeks? D.C.'s blogs

By Washington Post editors
Nothing says geeky love like a cactus.(Gregor Schuster - © Gregor Schuster/zefa/corbis)

Good afternoon. It's Friday and it's the weekend before Valentine's Day. For those of you still looking for gift ideas or things to do -- the D.C.-area blogosphere is here to help. Surprising Science has some gift ideas for the geek in your life (and really, isn't there are little geek in all of us?) while Borderstan has some suggestions for unusual Feb. 14 fun.

For those still searching for inspiration - some off-beat Valentine's Day suggestions from Borderstan.

Valentine's Day gifts for your favorite geek, courtesy of Surprising Science.

Beyond Bread highlights a new addition to the medical care currently being offered to clients at Bread for the City - eye care. Earlier this month, the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) set up a new eye-care room. Patients can come and get vision exams and make appointments for follow-up care at the Washington Hospital Center (WHC).

That steady diet of green salads getting you down? Don't want to pay $10 for a bowl of greens? Metrocurean has 10 tips for spicing up that salad that's even better than one you'd pay $10 for.

Every Food Fits celebrates their second blogiversary with homemade "fauxnuts" and the knowledge that sometimes deep frying is a good thing. Congrats.

That's it for now. Thanks for reading and have a great weekend. If you've been feeling cooped up, Sunday might be a good day to get outside. The Capital Weather Gang says temperatures could be in the 50's.

By Washington Post editors  | February 11, 2011; 3:45 PM ET
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