The Benefits of the Pink Aisle

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The Pink Aisle: a trap for little girls? A series of brands corrupting their integrity to sell to girls? Brands changing their items to suit girls better? The answers to all of these questions are completely subjective to the observer. My stance, however, is that if you can get your daughter to expand her interests, the Pink Aisle is yours to define. Continue reading

GeekDad Exclusive: Sneak Peek of Upcoming ‘Medieval LEGO’ Book

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No Starch Press, publishers of many great geek books, has a new book coming out that I am super excited about–‘Medieval LEGO’. GeekDad was lucky enough to have been given access to several exclusive spreads from the book. Continue reading

LEGO Architecture Goes Flat for the Flatiron Building

The LEGO Architecture Flatiron set is pictured in front of New York's iconic Flatiron Building, Wednesday, April. 29, 2015, in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for LEGO Systems)

The newest addition to the Architecture line is New York City’s Flatiron Building. Rising up from a triangular wedge of land between Broadway, Fifth Avenue and East 22nd Street, the Flatiron Building became one of the city’s tallest buildings at 20 stories when it was completed in 1902. The building has since been recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is one of the most recognizable buildings in the city. Continue reading

GeekDad Review: Brick Loot Monthly Subscription

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Brick Loot is a monthly subscription box geared towards LEGO and BRICK lovers. Brick Loot was created by nine-year-old Parker Krex from Chicago, Illinois. At age four, Parker was reviewing his LEGO sets for YouTube and has since then founded the Brick Loot empire with the help of his parents. Continue reading

MoonBots 2015 Challenge Begins with Call for Explorers, Adventurers and Dreamers

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The 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge launches today and its a great way for kids to learn about space, robotics, and pick up some STEM skills at the same time. Continue reading

5 Questions With a 5-Year-Old: One Year Later

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A look back at the past year of 5 Questions with a 5-Year-Old, including all 29 interviews, lessons learned, and where we’re going from here. Continue reading

Another New Lego Spin-off Announced: ‘The Billion Brick Race’

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Warner Bros. just announced another new Lego spin-off movie–‘The Billion Brick Race.’ This movie is in addition to the other three spin-offs already announced–‘Ninjago’ in 2016, ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ in 2017, and ‘The Lego Movie 2′ in 2018. Continue reading