Comic Review: Howtoons [Re]ignition #1
Howtoons have been giving kids fun with engineering projects for ten years. Continuing the adventure, they have now released a new comic through Image, Howtoons [Re]ignition. Howtoons [Re]ignition #1 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Tom Fowler Colorist: Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 6, 2014 Grab your own copy of Howtoons Reignition #1 […]
GeekDad Report: Here Comes Science
This past X-Mass my family was given a CD, They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science. Our initial reaction was one of mixed indifference. Truthfully, receiving a physical CD these days feels a bit odd. I haven’t bought one myself for a few years now. It was a happy reminder of my youth, opening that […]
China’s Lunar Rover “Jade Rabbit” is in Trouble!
China’s first lunar rover named Jade Rabbit ran into a mechanical control abnormality over the past weekend which spells doom for the little guy as it can no longer close it’s solar panels which would lead to it “freezing to death” over the lunar night that’s coming up.The lunar night is set to last 2 […]
Lockheed Martin Unveils SR-72
I know, I know, not really a Watch or a Play type of article but you have to understand that we’re a bunch of geeks for SCIENCE! and when we can post something techy about a jet that is said to be capable of surpassing mach 6, we sit up straight and post.
Rose City Comic Con: Featured Artist Sienna Morris
If you’ve read my articles on Rose City Comic Con, it’s no doubt that you know my favorite part of the convention is meeting and talking with all the authors and artists. Of all the people I spoke with over the weekend, my favorite was artist Sienna Morris.
Screw Landing on the Moon, We’ve gone Interstellar Thanks to Voyager 1
36 years, some 12 billion miles later, NASA’S Voyager 1 spacecraft is officially rocking it outside out solar system. New and unexpected data indicate Voyager 1 has been traveling for about one year through plasma, or ionized gas, present in the space between stars. Voyager is in a transitional region immediately outside the solar bubble, […]
Paramount Announces Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar
Even though the movie isn’t coming out for another year, Paramount sent out an announcement today to let people know that principal photography is underway in Canada.
I swear that Elon Musk is the Mad Scientist of the 2010s.
Breaking Bad “Blood Money” – Review
Last year, Vince Gilligan thought it would be a good idea to leave the wanting audience with one of the largest cliffhangers in television history. The amount of story lust gave many TV blueballs for nearly a year. No longer, Breaking Bad is back…and holy crap.
Introducing the STEMBURGER
I imagine a world of vegetarians and Hindus eating hamburgers. Call me crazy but I think that scientists are getting closer and closer to making my twisted fantasy come true.
Geek Dad Report: We Build a (very basic) Robot Dinosaur!
Ok, maybe it was only a couple of parts that had to get screwed on or pressed into holes, but for the first time, we made something together where my son got to see the electric guts, ask questions and then put it together himself.
Adventure Time: All Your Fault, Review
LEEEEEMONGRABS! Why so hungy?
Adventure Time Season 4 Finale “The Lich”
Oh. My. Glob. What just happened?
Geek Dad Report: It’s the things you don’t see coming that make you proud
Yesterday my oldest, Lincoln, who turns 5 in a couple of weeks really surprised me with something he created, enough that it pulled me back to a Geek Dad Report to write about it.
Podcasts for the Commute
Usually I fill my commute with podcasts. I have roughly two hours a day of commute time and instead of letting two weeks of my year slip away into radio ads and traffic reports about two years ago I turned almost completely to podcasts. Now some of you may ask “Dan, why don’t you just […]