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New Horizons Has Given Us More Pluto Than We Know What to Do With

By Lisa GranshawJuly 28, 2015
This month NASA’s New Horizons space probe made history. After its long nine and a half year, three billion mile journey it finally reached Pluto and as it flew by, collected lots of interesting data. The images it has sent back have been particularly stunning as we fi More  →
New Horizons Has Given Us More Pluto Than We Know What to Do With

Decoupage Your Own Geeky Bracelet!

By Lisa GranshawJune 29, 2015
Decoupage is an easy way for you to make your own stylish, geek accessory. With a little patience and some hours set aside for crafting, you can make the bangle bracelet you’ve always wanted. After all a geeky bangle is the perfect accessory to wear anywhere, from schoo More  →
Decoupage Your Own Geeky Bracelet!

Make Disney's Dumbo With This Crochet Craft

By Lisa GranshawJune 26, 2015
Add a little Disney magic to your crocheting with this craft from Disney Classic Crochet! The book includes directions for making recognizable characters like Mickey Mouse and Jiminy Cricket, and we have a sample craft from it that you can try out! Here’s how you can c More  →
Make Disney's Dumbo With This Crochet Craft

Join The Empire By Crocheting Your Own Star Wars Stormtrooper!

By Lisa GranshawJune 17, 2015
Love to crochet? Love Star Wars? Then do we have a treat for you! The book Star Wars Crochet, released last month, offers crafty fans a way to create iconic characters from the franchise, from Yoda to Darth Vader. Here we have an example craft from the book featuring an a More  →
Join The Empire By Crocheting Your Own <i>Star Wars</i> Stormtrooper!

At This Summer Camp, Girls Learn To Make Games!

By Lisa GranshawJune 16, 2015
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to make video games but weren’t sure how to start, Girls Make Games’ camps and workshops might be just what you’re looking for! Girls Make Games, a project by gaming studio LearnDistrict, offer teenagers the chance to learn how More  →
At This Summer Camp, Girls Learn To Make Games!

13 Musical Groups Perfect For Geeks

By Lisa GranshawJune 1, 2015
If you have a lot of geeky interests and also love music, then why not combine the two? There are lots of groups these days that offer great ways to listen to something fun and geeky! Whether you’re obsessed with video games or can’t get enough of science, groups like More  →
13 Musical Groups Perfect For Geeks

Star Wars Characters Pose With Shelter Pets For Adorable Photo Series

By Lisa GranshawMay 22, 2015
If you felt a cute disturbance in the Force this month, it was probably because of the work of two amazing groups coming together for a good cause. The 501st Capital City Garrison, a chapter of the 501st Legion Star Wars costuming group, worked with the Ottawa Humane Socie More  →
Star Wars Characters Pose With Shelter Pets For Adorable Photo Series

Coffee Paintings Of Your Favorite Disney And Star Wars Characters!

By Lisa GranshawApril 30, 2015
Many people just can’t start the day without their cup of coffee but did you know coffee can also be a tool for artists? At least for artist Maria A. Aristidou it is. Aristidou has created amazing pop culture portraits of Disney and Star Wars characters using coffee as a More  →
Coffee Paintings Of Your Favorite Disney And Star Wars Characters!
About the Author
Lisa Granshaw

Lisa Granshaw is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared on the Daily Dot, TODAY.com, Parents Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more. Follow her on Twitter: @LisaGranshaw.

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