Daily #DadJoke for March 06, 2016

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

March 6, 2016

Moving on Up: From Nursery to Big Boy Room

We recently decided that it was time to upgrade our son from his nursery to a "big boy room." When…

December 5, 2015

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 020: ‘Sith Tea Party’

We start today's episode with a tea party with all of Captain Owen's animals along with Darth Tater ( the…

November 16, 2015

House Hacking: IKEA Uses Qi Wireless Charging in New Products

Sweden-based furniture maker IKEA and The Wireless Power Consortium have announced a new partnership that will help make wireless charging…

March 2, 2015

IKEA Introduces the Bookbook

IKEA announces an amazing new device that requires no charging, uses a simple touch interface, and never experiences lag even…

September 5, 2014

Ikea Poang Chair Meets Its Match: A Pair of 11-Year-Old Video Gamers

One of the casualties of the extended school break over the holidays was one of the first pieces of furniture…

January 3, 2014

MacGyvering Your Own Treadmill Desk

I've been reading a lot (too much, really) about what sitting all day can do to you. Study after study…

October 22, 2012

Cross-Cultural Sharing With Food: Liège Waffles

Today I'd like to introduce you to the Liège waffle. This Belgian waffle isn't what we think of in the…

July 23, 2012

Ikea Soft Toys For Education

I grew up within miles of an Ikea, so moving to Maine was a bit of a shock. No flatpack furniture,…

October 7, 2011

Protect Your PC From Meddling Toddlers With an Easy Ikea Hack

Ever come back to your computer to find it quiet and cold and your kid sitting innocently nearby? Yeah. It's…

February 8, 2011

Ikea’s PlayReport Sends Us a Message: Our Kids Want To Play With Us

A few months back, I was asked to provide input in the planning phases for a global survey on the…

May 27, 2010

Hacking Ikea for a Cool Kids Bedroom (GeekDad Wayback Machine)

What do you get when you take the finest in inexpensive Swedish furniture, some lumber, hardware, paint, and a little…

May 13, 2010

Ikea Hack for a Cool Kids Bedroom Gets Repeated

Almost three years ago, I wrote my first big project post for GeekDad. It was fairly well received, and has…

January 24, 2010

GeekDad Reviews IKEA’s BYGGA Construction Set

These days, I'm always on the lookout for cheap, educational products that cater to my son's budding engineer's mind. Seriously,…

August 1, 2009

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