Let It Rip!: How Beyblades Are Teaching My Sons Science

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It all started with a birthday party this past winter.  My 8- and 6-year-old sons were invited to a pair of brothers’ combined birthday party.  The party would be a Beyblade tournament, so the guests were invited to bring their “best” Beyblades and “Let It Rip!”. It took a bit of research to learn that what my kids were going to play with were actually toys

Twelve New (and Geeky) Astrological Signs

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The web is abuzz over an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune that says the zodiac is off and we all need to change our astrological signs. According to a follow-up post on CNN’s “This Just In” blog, we really don’t need to do that, after all. But since many of us don’t give much credence to the whole astrology thing in the first place,