5 Awesome “Jack’s Big Music Show” Moments

Nick Jr.’s short-lived but totally awesome Jack’s Big Music Show was a gem in a sea of kids-show drivel. Though driven by three puppets — Jack, Mary and doggie Mel — the show featured in-the-flesh guests who brought their favorite instruments and genres to jam with Jack. Jack’s Big Music Show only ran from 2005-’07, but its […]

D.I.Y. Terrarium: Science in a Glass Case

These are terrariums. This is a nerd. Nerd + Terrarium = Nerdarium! Now we’re not talking about sprouts in a cup. We’re talking about using our nerdy obsessive tendencies to creating a tiny universe unto itself. Muahaha! It doesn’t actually take an omnipotent green thumb to create your own little ecosystem. Terrariums are easy to put together, […]

The Doubleclicks Release “Lasers and Feelings”

Over on the West Coast, if you’re part of geek culture, you’re familiar with the singing and songwriting sisters The Doubleclicks. The Portland-based duo has played at geeky venues across the country, including w00tstock at San Diego Comic-Con and Emerald City Comicon in Seattle. If this is your first time hearing about Angela and Aubrey […]

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 […]