Geeking Out Over Tires With Continental Tire

As a car geek, I jumped at the chance to spend a few days with Continental Tire learning about tires by driving on their track in Uvalde, Texas.

Learn How to Stay Safe on Wet Roads From a “Tire Nerd”

The snow may be gone, but rain and wet roads pose their own unique driving hazards. Do you know what to do to stay safe when driving on wet roads?

A Refreshing Walk Around Austin, TX at SXSW

It's possible that I'm getting older. But after two days of the craziness of SXSW, I decided that I was going to walk. And walk. And walk. Being something of a country mouse, I've always been fascinated by ...

Small Cons vs Big Cons

Big cons have the big names, but small cons have perks too. I've had good and bad experiences at both. You?

Would You Stay in a <em>Frozen</em>-Themed Room Made of Ice and Snow?

Quebec City's Hôtel de Glace has added a limited-time attraction that's fit for a Disney princess.

A Children’s Music Garden in an Industrial Land

Using recycled industrial canisters to make a music garden.

Interview: Running a Kid’s Track at a Geek Convention

What does it take to run a kid's programming track at a convention, one that keeps a multitude of kids entertained and engaged?

How to Geek a 5K

Last weekend I ran my second 5k. The first time, three years ago, I ran by myself. This time I ran it with one of my best friends, which made the race even better. Know what will make it superb next year? Costumes.

Butterfingers! Part Two: Road Testing iPad Covers

No iPads were harmed in the writing of this post.

Food Allergy Cards for International Travel

Laminated cards that explain your (or your child's) food allergies in a wide variety of languages.