Sometimes it pays to hit the books. While being geeky was once grounds for jeers on the playground, in adulthood it’s often considered chic. This week’s free images put a positive spin on pocket protectors, glasses, and intellectualism.

Click on the images below to download them now, then head to this week’s featured lightbox, “Hit the Books,” for a curated selection of images that will make going back to school seem cool.

These images are available for free download until Sunday, August 17 at 11:59PM EST.

Left Image: Young fashionable guy with smartphone by Rock and Wasp. Right Image: Molecular structure seamless pattern by Iliveinoctober.