Ruth Suehle

By day, Ruth Suehle helps upstream open source software communities and tells people how to build fun things with a Raspberry Pi. By night, she fights crimes against craftiness. No, that's not true. She just makes things, which means her husband and kids know to watch out for stray pins and to ask before eating anything made of fondant. (Follow her on Twitter at @suehle.)

The Meanest Thing You Say to Your Creative Friend

Are you guilty of this? Then stop it. And if you're the one hearing it, there's advice for you, too.

<em>Project Superhero</em>: A Book For Your Young, Comics-Loving Girl

In this fiction/non-fiction hybrid for pre-teen girls, Jessie's 8th-grade class embarks on the Superhero Slam, a year-long project to explore heroes and superheroes---culturally, scientifically, and ...

Gift Guide: Ideas For Makers and Hackers

Still looking for the perfect gifts for the makers and hackers on your list? It's not too late! We've got suggestions.

A No-Spread Gingerbread Cookie Recipe For All Your Favorite Cutters

Tis the season to be baking cookies. Gingerbread cookies. This recipe will help your favorite cookie cutters become cookies that still look like the cutter design.

Splash Heroes: A Milk-made Superhero Calendar

If you like Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz's milk-based high-speed photos, check out his new superhero calendar.

Happy Thanksgiving from the GeekMoms

  Happy Thanksgiving from the GeekMoms (and Batman turkey)!

GeekMom’s Black Friday Deals Roundup

Let us help you comparison shop on the stuff your geek families want from Black Friday sales.

How to Actually Drive Across the USA Hitting All the Major Landmarks

Have you seen that image that suggests how to drive across the USA "hitting all the major landmarks"? Here's a better plan.

8 Delicious Gingerbread-themed Recipes (Take That, PSL!)

Tired of the pumpkin spice craze? Get out of that funk with these gingerbread-flavored delights.

Eight Geeky Crochet and Knitting Patterns to Get Started On

As the weather cools, it's time to break out your hooks and needles to work on some new geeky crochet and knitting projects!