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Sherlock, parenting books, citizen lobbyists, and Miley Cyrus?! — altdotlife is an forum for all facets of female life

Women! Lend me your ears! Seriously, though, this is up our alley. If you're looking for a close-knit online forum community to complement your time with us at the Offbeat Empire, altdotlife might be your new best friend. We're talking a fun and supportive community with topics ranging from Sherlock to sleep training. There's lively debate, thoughtful reflection, and pithy thread topics. You know, what we all like to read when we're taking a coffee/internet break at work, right? Let's see what they're talking about…

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Geeks Raising Geeks: a website for any geek helping raise a child + $50 ThinkGeek giveaway

Calling all geeks currently parenting or kind-of-sort-of-maybe planning to parent in the future: there's a resource out there for you. Geeks Raising Geeks is your dream mix of GeekDad/GeekMom and Buzzfeed: they've got everything from providing inspiration for geeky-themed rooms to offering lessons on how to be a gentleman that they learned from Super Mario Brothers. I know, right?!

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Relique offers one-of-a-kind vintage finds for your one-of-a-kind home!

Relique brings you vintage and repurposed interior accents that are classic, artistic, and have tons of personality. Relique's buyers shop all over the world for pieces that they'd put in their own homes. Pieces that you're going to want to put in your homes. Pieces like those awesome vintage wood hat forms pictured above, or repurposed lights made from jet parts, or retro skewers, or any of these things…