GeekMom: Hybrid Engine Issues? These Four Tips Can Save You Big Money

This post was sponsored by CarBrain. The most recognized hybrid car in the world is the Toyota Prius in all…

August 13, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Space 2069’ by David Whitehouse Book Review

Space 2069 Cover, Icon Books, Mars Image NASAThroughout July, GeekMom prepared for the launch of the Perseverance rover with Mars…

August 1, 2020

Rachel Ignotofsky on Celebrating Overlooked Women in Science

The author of "Women in Science" and "Women in Sports" explains why she's driven to make the untold stories of…

November 23, 2017

STEM + Stand-Up Comedy = Peer Revue!

Follow Patricia on her journey through the Peer Revue process, transforming from science geek to... stand-up comedy sensation?

November 17, 2017

Have You Lost Yourself in a Google Map Lately?

You probably learned that you could explore places using Google Maps Street View years ago, but when's the last time…

November 3, 2017

If You Can Dance, You Can Code: Workshop Guide

When you dance, you perform steps in a particular way, the same way each time. The dance code you create…

October 26, 2017

Women in NASA: Representation Matters

From information sessions to Lego sets, our kids notice how we represent our involvement. Now really is the best and…

October 23, 2017

Purple Cow Crazy Scientist Lab – Science at the Ready

Quick and easy science experiments for ages 6 to 99.

October 9, 2017

Upstep Orthotics: Inexpensive Comfort.

Upstep takes away the pain and inconvenience ordering custom shoe inserts.

August 22, 2017

Scientist Selfies: The Social Media Experiment

Can social media help change the public image of scientists? We found a group on Instagram with the perfect social…

August 19, 2017

Day One: My Digital Midori

Day One is like a digital Midori for those who love to journal.

August 18, 2017

Kickstarter for the Rocketbook Color Notebook: The Internet of Crayons

The Rocketbook Color Notebook, now on Kickstarter, addresses the two-fold problem: how do we give compulsive young artists a surface…

July 23, 2017

Adventures in Mermaid Hair

Dakster went mermaid hair for the summer and learned more about herself than she expected.

July 21, 2017

The Dynamic Duo Reviews ‘Toca Lab: Plants’

The Dynamic Duo reviews Toca Boca's newest app, 'Toca Lab: Plants.' And they get to say "poop" on a recording,…

June 16, 2017

Fun and Function – Weighted Compression Vest. Fashionable Tools at Work.

Fun and Function makes fashionable tools for all age sensory users.

May 22, 2017

Discover Your Inner Hero with ‘Heroic Inspirations’

Superheroes teach us how to deal with our trials and tribulations. Discover your inner-hero with the help of 'Heroic Inspirations.'…

May 22, 2017

Explore the World of Molecules With ‘Happy Atoms’

'Happy Atoms' is an integrated digital and physical chemistry set that allows users to explore molecules and atoms.

May 21, 2017

Junior Scuba Diving Adventures: The Great Barrier Reef

The good, the bad, and the honest adventure of a 10-year-old ocean geek and his first junior open water scuba…

May 20, 2017

Svaha: Comfortable, Nerdy Clothes for Women—With Pockets!

Nerdy, nice looking clothes that break gender stereotypes, are comfortable and available for a wide range of sizes, AND they…

May 4, 2017

Absorbent Undies: Worth the Hype?

The absorbent underwear market is exploding. But are they worth it? How well do they work? Are they just for…

May 3, 2017

Instead of Autism Awareness, Try This

April is Autism Awareness Month. We've been aware of autism in our family for quite some time. We need a…

April 23, 2017

IHMC Robotics Lab Open House 2017

National Robotics week kicked off during April 8-16th. The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) Robotics Lab from…

April 22, 2017

‘Smore’: A New Science Magazine for Girls

I chat with 'Smore' magazine founder Sarita Menon about her motivation for this new endeavor.

April 16, 2017

Star Wars Celebration – Attack Of The Anxiety

If you have anxiety, may the force be with you if you plan to attend Star Wars Celebration.

April 13, 2017

Gamifying Life (May Possibly) Work for Me!

After unexpected success tracking eating habits with points, Amy wonders what other chores might be easier with a gamification system…

March 24, 2017

PAX East: Visits With Samsung and MSI

What should a parent know before investing in a gaming laptop for their children? Quite a bit more than required…

March 17, 2017

Level Up Your Walk With ‘Step Buy Step: A Pedometer Adventure’

Why not enjoy stretching your legs and enjoying the outside while collecting animals? Or bugs, if that is your choice.

March 17, 2017

Wacky Lactation in Nature: Underwater, Nipple-less, and Other Milky Oddities

Having breastfed both of my children for a whole year each, I had a lot of time to ponder this…

February 25, 2017

Procrastination Destination: The Heart

Take a break from what you're doing and check out the latest research, quick kid experiment, and "romantic" music about…

February 11, 2017

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