Ariane Coffin Ariane Coffin

Ariane is a programmer by day, a writer by night, and a mom somewhere in between. She is married to another programmer, and together they have a two daughters who don't stand a chance against their nerdy lineage.

Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors

Put together by a blog of the same name, Tinkerlab is a book of activities that encourage little kids to get making.

GeekMom Doctor Who Quiz: Which Doctor Said It?

Think you know your Doctors? See if you can match these Doctor Who quotes with the corresponding Doctor who said them: 9th, 10th, or 11th Doctor?

How to Throw a <em>My Little Pony</em> Birthday Party

Everything you ever wanted to know about throwing a My Little Pony party. Go forth and party, everypony!

Celebrate Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary at the First Hello Kitty Con

Meet the first-ever Hello Kitty Con, with speakers, panels, workshops, shopping, and a tattoo shop. No, really!

<em>The Oatmeal</em> Pleads Elon Musk to Finance Tesla Museum; Musk Said Yes!

Two years ago, Inman of The Oatmeal launched a campaign to help the Tesla Science Center purchase the Wardenclyffe. Now he's back to publicly plead Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for the money needed to build a museum.

Book Review: <em>Women of Steel and Stone</em>

This book contains the inspiring stories of 22 women architects, engineers, and landscape designers during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Learn to Play the Ukulele

The ukulele is becoming a rising trend and I can see why. This petite instrument is easy to carry, fun to play, popular with kids, and impossible not to love!

The Doctor vs. Sherlock: The Ultimate Geek Face-Off

Would would choose to become the Doctor's companion or Sherlock's blogger? Read on to find out which of the two won the most votes!

The 2014 NASA International Space Apps Challenges Announced

Programmers, teachers, artists, et al., are welcome to join this NASA hackathon on April 12-13th.

Observing Mini-Me: A Lesson in Perspectives

Is there something in yourself you wish you could change? Did your kids inherit this trait too? Sometimes the difference between negative and positive is only a matter of perspective.