A Meerkat plays with an Easter egg at Taronga Zoo on March 29, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.

Celebrate Easter with These Delightfully Geeky Decorated Eggs

Meerkats like Easter too, y'all.

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Today is Easter, that beloved holiday where we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s also, inexplicably, the day we tell kids that the Easter Bunny comes to their house and hides candy and treat-filled eggs. The son of God is reborn AND we get candy?! What a holiday.

Even those of us who aren’t Christian enjoy getting in on the Easter fun, whether it’s decorating eggs, organizing an egg hunt, or simply buying discount candy the Monday after. Luckily, egg decorating has inspired the nerdiest among us to customize our own eggs with our favorite comic book heroes, pop culture references, and science puns.

Here’s some of our favorite geeky Easter eggs, treats, and memes that really showcase your creativity:

Happy Easter, nerds!

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Chelsea was born and raised in New Orleans, which explains her affinity for cheesy grits and Britney Spears. An pop culture journalist since 2012, her work has appeared on Autostraddle, AfterEllen, and more. Her beats include queer popular culture, film, television, republican clownery, and the unwavering belief that 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' is the greatest movie ever made. She currently resides in sunny Los Angeles, with her husband, 2 sons, and one poorly behaved rescue dog. She is a former roller derby girl and a black belt in Judo, so she is not to be trifled with. She loves the word “Jewess” and wishes more people used it to describe her.