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The 10 Most Important 'Interstellar' Mysteries Revealed at Comic-Con 2014

Quite frankly, the Paramount presentation in the cavernous Hall H of Comic Con today seemed like, at least superficially, it wouldn't offer much in the way of thrills. This turned out to not be the case, with a debut of the "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" trailer, some footage from "SpongeBob SquarePants …

Greetings Comic-Con! Here Are 35 TV Series Available On Netflix For Your Geek-Loving Hearts

Comic Con has arrived to San Diego this weekend, and while attendees will be battling crushing lines for the opportunity to see panels that those of us at home will be livestreaming. While they’re standing in line for hours, we can relax at home with some geek-inspired television series. It’s just …

The Rise of Fangirls at Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con—an annual conference celebrating all things gloriously nerdy from <i>The</i> <i>Avengers</i> to <i>Star Trek</i>—has had a reputation as a boys’ club, …

Comics

STAR WARS Art from ACME's May 4th Celebration

Jason Freeny

The Ultimate Pop Culture ABC's by Jeff Victor

Dizzying GAME OF THRONES Inspired 3D Chalk Art

Rodarte's STAR WARS Inspired Dresses

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

Typography

How to Make Pop up Cards

<b>Do you like to make your own cards?</b> Today I’m sharing how to make pop-up cards with kids. These are easy, fun, and once kids get the hang of it it’s …

Personal Finance

KQED

How to praise kids: It’s a hot topic for many parents and educators. A lot of the conversation around it has stemmed from studies by Carol Dweck, …

A Scientific Journal For Kids, Edited By Kids

Made up of editors as young as 5 years old, Frontiers for Young Minds is a science journal created by a UC Berkeley professor to teach kids peer review.<p>Science journals can be a bit… well, dense. To help bring more young people into the world of science and scientific research, a new science …

Science

Creative Parents Bring Their Kids’ Dinosaur Toys to Life for the Month of ‘Dinovember’

Kansas City-based writer and editor Refe Tuma and his wife have turned the month of November into “Dinovember” by convincing their kids that their …

10 iOS-Friendly Toys for Kids

iOS-Friendly Toys for Kids<p>1. Atari Arcade for iPad<p>2. Crayola Stylus<p>3. ION Audio DJ System<p>4. Lego Life of George<p>5. Perler Ironing Beads<p>6. Teenage …

3D Play Carpets by Luca & Company

Watch your child laugh and play with these 3D Play Carpets by Luca & Company.<p>Play rugs stimulate and encourage children's play in an imaginative and …

Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)

A new study supports our hunch that kids who are exposed to the arts gain benefits beyond just being “more creative.”<p>Those who would consider themselves part of the creative class would probably agree that art is an important part of primary school education. Since school boards concerned about the …

Designer Dad Illustrates The Weirdest Things He Has Actually Said To His Kids

Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can …

Weird

Second Grader's Cure for Playground Loneliness: The Buddy Bench

(Photo: Paul Kuehnel/Daily Record/Sunday News)<p>If you’re feeling left out, how do you get connected? How do you even tell others that you feel …

Star Trek Family Car Decals

ThinkGeek has designed a series of Star Trek Family Car Decals, a fun way for fans of the iconic sci-fi franchise to display their love of family and …

5 Ways to Make Hiking Fun for Kids

Like I’ve mentioned before, we love to make hiking fun. We try to get outdoors at least once a month to explore some new part of our pretty …

Kids

The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

<i>“It is an error … to think of children as a special kind of creature, almost a different race, rather than as normal, if immature, members of a particular family, and of the human family at large,”</i> J. R. R. Tolkien wrote in his superb meditation on fantasy and why there’s no such thing as writing …

Paolo Creative Toy

Paolo is a toy after my own heart. Totally modular and slightly goofy. Each Paolo box comes with 122 durable figure pieces and 50 plug-in connectors …

This T-Rex will turn its head to watch you as you move

This T-Rex will turn its head to watch you as you move. But how?? YouTube illusionist Brusspup shares the secret with this Jerry Andrus-inspired trick. And if you want to try it out yourself, Brusspup made these green, red, and blue dinos available for download.<p>Next: watch more optical illusions, including the rubik’s cube illusion.

Is It Possible to Teach Kids Gratitude?

Research

How Poor Planning And Being Impulsive Can Lead To Big Wins In Life

<b>I’ve posted a ton of research about how conscientiousness may be the most important personality trait out there.</b><p>What’s conscientiousness? Having your …

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DIY Nessie | Pattern and Tutorial

I have been keeping this project a secret for far too long, and now that it is up on Buzz Feed I can finally share the reveal with you all! You may …

Newbery, Caldecott medals go to “Flora & Ulysses,” “Locomotive”

“Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures,” by Kate DiCamillo, has won this year’s Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.<p>DiCamillo’s fantastical tale tells the story of a 10-year-old girl, the daughter of divorced parents, who rescues a squirrel who can fly …

AT-AT Rocking Horse: for Imperial Troops in Training - Technabob

Rocking horses are so last century. Let your child rock with the might of the Empire with this Rocking AT-AT. How do you think General Veers got …