04 Mar 2014
Courtesy of Epbot.com, geeky parents Jen and John used their other-worldy woodworking skills to build an incredible hand-made Star Wars AT-AT “rocking horse.” Or as I like to call it, the … wait for it … imperial rocker. The crafty couple plans to donate their creation to raise money for charity. Read more about how they made it over at Epbot.com.
19 Dec 2013
Congratulations to our winner of the Nerds With Kids Rockabye Baby! Holiday Giveaway: Kelly G. of Brooklyn, OH The Rockabye Baby! Gift Set includes 10 CDs featuring the musical stylings of : Thanks again to everyone who entered, and be sure to check back soon for more giveaways. Happy Holidays!
17 Dec 2013
Everyone bow down to the Holderness family of Raleigh, N.C. as the undeniable winners of Christmas 2013. Donning matching red-and-green striped pajamas, the family recounts their major milestones of 2013 (from their new Prius V to Dad’s vasectomy to their daughter running a freakin’ triathalon) in a parody of Will Smith’s 1998 hit “Miami.” According to Mashable, “while the video is almost as cheerful as...
10 Dec 2013
In the very first episode of the Nerds With Kids Podcast, we talk about our favorite geeky Christmas specials, family Christmas movies, toys, hot dog songs, kids selling tupperware, weinee whistles and a whole lot more. Listen to the podcast and let us know what you think in the comments below … or search “Nerds With Kids” on iTunes to subscibe. And hey, here’s the...
09 Dec 2013
Roughly 1,000,000 hours shorter than (but with set pieces to rival) Peter Jackson’s masterpiece, Sesame Street’s adorable Lord of the Rings parody Lord of the Crumbs follows Cookie Monster a monster named Gobble on his epic quest to bake cookies in the fires of Mount Crumb. The excellent short introduces kiddos to strategy, throws in a little math lesson and gets major geek bonus points...
06 Dec 2013
We’re big fans of the Rockabye Baby! albums here at NWK. And since the holiday season is all about spreading joy, we want to share our love of marimba-based Rock and Roll covers with you and yours. We dug deep into the NWK prize chest to put together 10 of our favorite Rockabye Baby! records to give away to one lucky winner, just in time...
06 Dec 2013
While the age-old argument persists over which earlier-gen controller was tops (with more gamers falling in the Xbox camp than PlayStation), there’s no denying that Sony nailed it on the PS4. Though the changes may have seemed subtle over the years, this mesmerizing gif from GadgetLove shows just how far the ol’ DualShock has come.
05 Dec 2013
Doc Oc’s and Vulture’s rigs at OsCorp? Harry donning the Goblin suit. Hints at the Sinister 6. Mecha-Rhino. Non-super-fake-CGI-looking Electro. Amazing. The first official trailer for Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released today… and, wow. I’ll be the first to admit I think Andrew Garfield is 10x the webslinger as Tobey Maguire, but if the movie lives up to the hype set by this first trailer,...
04 Dec 2013
I love LEGOs. Hundreds of hours of my childhood were spent quietly building and demolishing colorful creations with the tiny Danish bricks. My kid loves LEGOs. In fact, I think we’re only two or three sets away from owning every current DUPLO variation on the market. But neither of us love LEGOs as much as Blake Baer and Jack Bittner. The two teenage friends, already...
21 Nov 2013
Remember when the greatest sound in the world was “You’ve Got Mail” and someone picking up the phone and booting you offline ruined your afternoon? Most of us were probably around the age of the kids in this video when we first ventured out onto the world wide web. Relive the glory days of the early internet through this absolutely dreadful infotainment video starring the...