The Blu-ray set of Lord of the Rings (Extended Edition) PLUS the excellent Shadow of Mordor videogame (PS4 or XBox One) together for just $55. Continue reading
This looks amazing – I got chills. The Jurassic Park feel is there, and we get glimpses of even more amazing dinos. And hints of more scientific hubris. Continue reading
I like big books and I cannot lie. You might like your little digital book device that holds an entire library in your pocket, but there are some things that just aren’t meant to be shrunk down to that size. Here are some great examples of books that are just better in full size—all of them are bigger than your iPad’s screen. Sometimes, more is more. Continue reading
When he appeared in the post-credits stinger for Guardians of the Galaxy, Howard the Duck caused some to celebrate, some to shake their heads and the younger crowd to ask; “who was that?” Not surprisingly, Marvel has announced Howard’s official return to comics in the all-new Howard the Duck #1 coming this March. Continue reading
Yeah, I know: almost all cooking has something to do with science. However, the pressure cooker just kicks it up a notch. You’re cooking. Under Pressure. It’s like making stew on Venus! Continue reading
The Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot isn’t just a useful tool for teaching children about robotics. Read about how scientists are using it to explore artificial intelligence using the nematode worm connectome. Continue reading
Belkin continues to invade the author’s home, this time in the formidable form of motion activation. Continue reading
In this post-apocalyptic world, everyone’s trying to survive long enough to make it into the Golden City, either by building up their reputation, by fulfilling missions, or just sheer skill. Raid & Trade is a board game now on Kickstarter from Mage Company. Continue reading
With Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, 2015 is going to be a huge year for sequels. Now comes the 15-second teaser of the trailer for Jurassic World, the newest entry in the Jurassic Park franchise and yet another geek-certified sequel to add to that impressive 2015 lineup. Continue reading
Just in time for the holidays, we at GeekDad are here to make your shopping load a little lighter. Enter to win one of two sets of five figures based off the impressive New 52 animated feature Justice League: War! Continue reading
This one goes out to all those wonderful folks who help support what we do here at GeekDad – the marketers and advertisers who have cool products they want our amazing readership of geeks to see, and hopefully buy. GeekDad lives because of you! For 2015, we’re offering a special deal on sponsorships. Continue reading
Will patience be a lost skill in our kids’ on-demand lives? Continue reading
Today is Dork Tower creator John Kovalic’s 52nd birthday! Continue reading
It matters little if the games are made of cards, paper, cardboard, or just imagination. What matters are times spent together as a group and memories formed of those times. We seem to have a difficult time getting together to play games, but when we do we always have fun. Here are a few of the games we’ve all enjoyed playing. Some take tens of minutes, and some take many hours. Whatever your time schedule, there’s sure to be a game in here that you can enjoy with your family and friends.
Games made of pixels have been a favorite of mine since the Atari 2600 hit the streets. Today’s games are barely recognizable by those standards, with more realistic graphics, multi-player modes, and advanced stories. In this guide we take a look at some of our favorite games. Many of these are rated Teen, or Mature, so be sure to check the ratings before buying them for your younger kids.
Over the weekend our own Matt Blum discovered this delightful oddity at the Tysons Corner Mall in Northern Virginia. Continue reading