Theme Your Nursery Into A Scene From 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, published in 1870, is the fascinating undersea journey brought to us by Jules Verne. Credited as one of the original inspirations of the steampunk movement and brought to the big screen by Disney, this adventure forces man to confront his fears deep under the unexplored oceans using “futuristic” technologies. Jules […]

Now You See It: Yetis, Bigfoots & Monsters, Oh My!

You’ve heard the legend, you’ve seen the latest commercial, and maybe you and your children have ridden the roller coaster. Make no mistake the Yeti is real. Or so thousands of cryptozoologists and the History Channel would have you believe. For many of us, our first experience with the Yeti, aka the Abominable Snowman,  is from the movie […]

5 Killer Skull Items for Cool Kids

The skull. It’s iconic in so many ways, evoking fascination, awe and fear, depending on one’s perspective. Kids normally fall into the first two categories, finding skulls cool, hip and darkly humorous. As they grow, and begin to understand anatomy while learning a little more about folklore and myth, they become a little more concerned […]

Dino Stuff for Your Mini-Paleontologist

Does biostratigraphy excite you? Actually, let’s back up. Do you know what biostratigraphy is? When watching The Land Before Time with the kids, does it annoy you that the dinosaurs are all from different time periods — Apatosaurus and Stegosaurus from in the late Jurassic period, while Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus existed in the late Cretaceous period […]

6 Awesomely Unique Baby Cribs

If you Google search “nerdy cribs,” you’re going to see tons of blogs about how Star Wars fans have beautified their houses, like “Dude, check out the Boba Fett wallpaper I just put up in my crib. Chicks are gonna love it!” Or the results might help you match your periodic table shower curtain to […]

CM Punk Plushie Gives the Wrestling Nerd His Due

If you steer your kids away from watching WWE, nobody’s blaming you. It’s violent, chauvinistic and lots of wrestlers (allegedly) die young from steroid abuse or the type of painkiller addiction a person develops when his or her job requires getting power-bombed through a table every day. But “The Second City Savior” CM Punk eschews […]