Science & Fun:
We’ve written before about the fantabulous joys of oobleck, but look what happens when one curious videographer puts the non-Newtonian liquid into a speaker (see video below):
Astronomers have found that Alpha Centauri, our nearest star system neighbor, has a planet! Bad Astronomer does a great job explaining how they found the planet and why this discovery is important.
Tomorrow is the last day to buy the Humble eBook Bundle. It contains 13 eBooks by big names in the geek scene, at name-your-own-price for charity.
Helene put together this absolutely adorable Timmy for her husband’s trip to Antarctica (no, seriously!). Couldn’t be cuter. Ah, geek love!
Dak shares easy costumes with… t-shirts!
Kris takes a look at the spooky new interactive book Horrible Hauntings.
Marziah gives us 10 things to read instead of Twilight.
Kelly shares a plethora of pumpkin patterns (and some awesome alliteration).
Sarah lists 13 very important safety tips for Halloween. Bookmark this one and refer to it annually!
USA Today reports that Big Bird costumes are flying off the shelves this year. Why not make your own? The duck costume on our 10 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes from a Paper Bag post can easily become Big Bird with a yellow bill instead of an orange one.
Did you miss the GeekMoms at NYCC? Worry not! We’ve got a bunch of link love to share.
First, check our panel, “Raising Young Padawans” — We share all the apps, movies, comics, and games you’ve asked for.
Corrina shared her adventures: NYCC with the Minions — Day One, Day Two
Rebecca was simply inspired by NYCC.
The Geek Mom Book:
Our four editors’ book, Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st Century Families is coming out just before Halloween. We’ve been sharing some of the scoops behind the book, among other things.
Parade.com interviews me (Natania) about the book.
Jenny talks about one of our mutual heroines, Ada Lovelace.