NASA: So Not a Waste of Space—A Guest Post by YA Author Shelley Sackier

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech This is a guest post by Shelley Sackier. See the bottom of this…

December 20, 2018

Laugh With Me as We Try to ‘Be Everything at Once’

Learn about cartoonist Dami Lee's multicultural experience, her journey to becoming a cartoonist, and her enjoyment of snacks.

August 7, 2018

No Soap, Radio: On the Pains and Virtues of Not Getting It

Was an old "family joke" really an elaborate prank? Do I not get it, or am I the smart one?…

May 15, 2017

Dear Instant Pot

Maybe it's because you, a kitchen appliance, were a birthday gift. Or perhaps it's the fact that you've been hyped…

May 10, 2017

As a Happy Distraction, This Yodelling Pickle Is Everything

Need a happy toy to make you smile? The yodelling pickle has got your back.

November 10, 2016

Procrastination Destination: Pure Escape

It's not Fall yet! Don't look ahead to September and planning; take a break with this month's Procrastination Destination.

August 18, 2016

Profound Perseid Ponderances

I, uh, stayed up last night and watched the Perseid Meteor Shower / It was, um, amazing.

August 13, 2016

Geeking Out Over ‘Mechanical Failure’

This week we welcome author Joe Zieja to Geek Speaks...Fiction! Barnes and Noble has compared Joe's new novel, 'Mechanical Failure,'…

July 20, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 30, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 30, 2016: On this day in history, the shovel was invented...

March 30, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 29, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 29, 2016: To the man in the wheelchair that stole my ghillie suit..

March 29, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 28, 2016

Today, I turned away a door-to-door coffin salesperson.

March 28, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 25, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 25, 2016: I found out today that I am colorblind. This was completely unexpected...

March 25, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 22, 2016:

What do they call Miley Cyrus in Canada?

March 22, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 21, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 21, 2016: A truck carrying 5000 packages of Sudafed(tm) turned over on Route 400 in Georgia…

March 21, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 20, 2016

You can borrow any of Rick Astley's Disney movie collection--any of them. Except for one film...

March 20, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 19, 2016

After giving my camera to a group consisting of an Englishman, a Frenchman, a Spaniard, and a German, I posed…

March 19, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 18, 2016

When they run backwards, wind turbines don't break...

March 18, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 17, 2016

I went to the circus to see the talking pony...

March 17, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 16, 2016

So what if I don't know what the word "apocalypse" means?

March 16, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 15, 2016

Tectonic plates are unfailingly polite...

March 15, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for Pi Day, 2016

I asked my son, "What do you want to be when you grow up?"

March 14, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 13, 2016

All by himself, a tightrope artist traversed a line across the Han River in China...

March 13, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 12, 2016

I can't eat breakfast without two slices of whole wheat...

March 12, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 11, 2016

A pirate enters a bar wearing a paper towel, looking sad...

March 11, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 10, 2016

Did you hear about the mathematician that was afraid of negative numbers?

March 10, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 09, 2016

When you alphabetize all of the food in your fridge, it's called OCD...

March 9, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 08, 2016

Today, the 8th of March, is National Pancake Day...

March 8, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 07, 2016

A man tells his doctor, "Doctor, I am addicted to Twitter."

March 7, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 06, 2016

Why does Ikea have mandatory "all hands" meetings each morning?

March 6, 2016

Daily #DadJoke for March 05, 2016

The human cannonball wasn't fired from his job as previously thought--actually, he quit.

March 5, 2016

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