GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: For the Games of Japan

Full disclaimer: I did not watch the Olympics. Despite hailing from a Sports-Obsessed country, I genuinely have absolutely no interest…

August 19, 2021

Kickstarter Alert: Tego Is the One Portable Roll-and-Go Travel Bag to Rule Them All

Tego is now a transformer-like multi-tool for carrying toiletries, tools, tech accessories, or pretty much anything else you might need…

August 10, 2021

Q & A With Kateri Ewing, Author of ‘Drawing is for Everyone’

You can draw, no matter where you find yourself in your artistic journey.

July 20, 2021

Wands at the Ready! Two VR Experiences Come to Harry Potter New York

Two exclusive Virtual Reality Experiences are launching at Harry Potter New York putting fans right in the middle of the…

July 15, 2021

GeekMom: Speaking in the Vernacular…Colloquially of Course

We spent part of this month at a lake house in Maine. Five glorious days of polar dips, evening kayaking,…

June 29, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘The Passing Playbook’ by Isaac Fitzsimons

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 4, 2021

GeekMom: Taste of Epcot International Flower Garden Festival 2021

Thanks to the lockdown and the parks closing, Epcot’s Flower Garden Festival ended a few months early last year. A…

April 13, 2021

GeekMom: Around the World in Seven Scarves

Humans are tactile animals. Being able to use my sense of touch has always been important to me. I want…

March 29, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Artists in Residence’ Gives a Glimpse Into Artists’ Private Spaces

Though not every artist is fortunate enough to be able to afford a dedicated space in which to create, everyone…

February 21, 2021

Gift Idea: Get the GeekDad Books for the Geeky Parents in Your Life!

One of the most important things we can do with our kids is spend time with them, playing games and…

November 23, 2020

Going Deeper With the Portable Chirp Sonar for Fishing Geeks

The Deeper Chirp brings technology to your fishing trip by adding high-end sonar to your phone or tablet.

November 14, 2020

GeekDad Review: Kelty Range 2.0 Trekking Poles for Fall Hiking Season

The Kelty Range 2.0 trekking poles can be use individually as hiking poles. Constructed of anodized aluminum, they are light,…

October 30, 2020

Train Cab View Videos Are My New Favorite Thing

Train cab view videos are a relaxing, enjoyable experience that will let you see the world in some form, even…

June 4, 2020

How to (Almost) Make Espresso With an AeroPress

While making real espresso requires specialized equipment, you can get remarkably close using an AeroPress and a Prismo attachment.

May 13, 2020

Commonplace Books Part 6: Helpful Products and Tools

This is the sixth and final article in my series about commonplace books, which highlights a number of products that…

April 28, 2020

Meet Joe Wicks, or Are My Legs Supposed to Hurt This Much?

Working out together as a family can be a great way to fight social distancing-induced stress.

March 26, 2020

Cartamundi Makes Playing Card Magic

A magical merger of massive magnitude as Cartamundi, the world’s leading manufacturer of playing cards, acquired The United States Playing…

March 13, 2020

Commonplace Books Part 2: Why Keep One and How?

If you read books at all (and I mean even if you read just a little) you should consider keeping…

March 10, 2020

The Canterbury Cathedral by MicroDesigns: Phenomenal Vaulted Style, Itty Bitty Footprint

Now you can build the famous Canterbury Cathedral on a tiny scale!

March 2, 2020

Etchtober Gallery: Tabletop Games on Etch-a-Sketch

Here's a look back on my Etch-a-Sketch drawings for Etchtober!

November 15, 2019

Stack Overflow: The Top Five Books to Do Art With Your Kids – Plus Resources!

Collecting books about art-making is my guilty pleasure.

October 28, 2019

Discover Unusual Places Around the World With ‘Atlas Obscura (2nd Edition)’

"Where should we go next?" you ask? The folks at Atlas Obscura have hundreds of suggestions.

October 24, 2019

Scary Bad Halloween Jokes for the Whole Family

It's always a good time for a bad joke. Halloween gives us all kinds of monsters and mayhem to play…

October 21, 2019

How to Hack a LEGO Power Functions Cable for Direct 9V Power

Sick of eating through batteries to power LEGO Motors? A little bit of work and a few dollars of electronics…

October 7, 2019

New York Comic Con Coverage: Here’s What’s Coming

New York Comic Con is a massive event taking place from October 3-6. It would be impossible to cover the…

October 2, 2019

Classic Superheroes and Everything Vintage at Rags-A-GoGo

Searching for some superhero t-shirts, we stumbled on a New York City staple – Rags-A-GoGo has been serving up pop-culture…

August 8, 2019

Summer Is Here: What Are Your Favorite Grilling Hacks?

What are YOUR tips, tricks, and hacks for pulling off great backyard cooking?

July 4, 2019

Discussing Convention Safety with Voice Actor Gregg Berger

To discuss the issue of fan and guest safety, we spoke to veteran voice actor Gregg Berger at the recent…

June 19, 2019

The Therapeutic Value of Model Railroading

I’m a model railroader. To me there’s something so wonderfully comforting to recreate the heyday of American railroading—itself an undeniable…

June 11, 2019

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