GeekDad: Geek Daily Deals August 17 2020: X-Acto Electric Pencil Sharpener for $18

It’s back-to-school time (even for at-home learners); get this electric pencil sharpener for only $18! More classroom deals! X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue: Heavy duty electric pencil sharpener designed specifically for classrooms Durable construction stands up to wear and tear Quiet electric motor provides reliable power with minimal disruption; No electrical draw […]

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GeekDad: Stack Overflow: 5 Comic Book Biographies

Comic books are a fascinating medium for biographies, and I love the way that they allow for different approaches to illustrating somebody’s life. Whether they’re literal or metaphorical, they can convey personality and spirit in a way that can be hard to capture in words alone. Today’s stack includes five biographies: four are about artists, […]

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GeekDad: Welcome to DC Kids FanDome

DC Fandome Key Art, via DC Comics. Conventions, as we knew them, may not be coming back for a while, but DC Comics has us covered with a massive virtual event filled with content for all ages. Below, check out the first trailer for DC Kids FanDome, along with DC’s official press release detailing all […]

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Geek Celebrates Hanukkah With Science: Day Eight

It’s been another wonderful science-driven holiday season! We’ve experimented with balloons that blast-off, nearly unsinkable dinghies, delicious math candies, stackable liquids, desiccated dancers, split light, and put a minature Jaques Cousteau in a bottle. Tonight we’re going to give Hanukkah a fine send-off with another trick of the light.   I got the idea for […]

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