McDonald’s Toy Can be Used as a Stereoscopic Viewer for Virtual Reality Apps!

McDonald’s Toy Can be Used as a Stereoscopic Viewer for Virtual Reality Apps!

Did McDonald’s just give us a cool little stereoscopic viewing device, free with recent Happy Meals?  Why yes, yes they did!  When I first saw this strange little device, I didn’t know what to do with it – this is because we discarded the first set of viewing cards that came with the device.  My assumption was that it was some sort of magnifier tool for reading, so imagine my surprise when my daughter shows…

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Our first “Sandwich Saturday” was a success! Sack lunches for the homeless provide an excellent learning experience for my young daughter.

Our first “Sandwich Saturday” was a success!  Sack lunches for the homeless provide an excellent learning experience for my young daughter.

“Sandwich Saturdays” seemed like a great idea! My wife and I have been kicking around this idea for years – spend a few bucks on the essential basics, whip up a bunch of sack lunches (in the same way my own Grandma used to make a balanced sack lunch for my siblings and me as we were kids) and distribute them amongst the local homeless population.  While the plan seemed simple enough, we continued to put it…

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If you loved Power Rangers as a kid, you will love this remake…. If you hated Power Rangers as a kid, you will still love this remake.

If you loved Power Rangers as a kid, you will love this remake….  If you hated Power Rangers as a kid, you will still love this remake.

Very few television shows were as iconic to an entire generation as the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series, produced by the prolific kid-friendly-pseudo-kung-fu-character-manufacturing-machine that is Saban Entertainment between the years 1993-1996.  Of course, the original spawned no less than 17 subsequent spin-off series which ran for many years (with new projects still in discussion), as well as a couple of movies (which were basically just long versions of a standard TV episode, with more Zord screen time)….

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3 Kinds of People – Tips for Choosing Your Next Smart Phone

3 Kinds of People – Tips for Choosing Your Next Smart Phone

Have you ever been involved in the timeless debate over which smart phone is better than the next?  Do you often wonder why some people prefer one phone over another, regardless of technological advancements, ease of use or other standard measures of quality?  After years of constant debates, I believe I am close to a general understanding. Ultimately, most people can be categorized into one of three groups when considering the implementation of smart phone…

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Superman Must Have Worn These Glasses When Disguised as Clark Kent

Superman Must Have Worn These Glasses When Disguised as Clark Kent

Superman must have had a hell of a time trying to conceal his true identity, considering he spent so much time flying around with his face exposed for all the world to see.  Apparently, it isn’t difficult in Metropolis to convince your closest friends that you are not “that other guy”, simply by combing your hair and donning a pair of slick, retro glasses (oh, and tripping over random shit and feigning incompetency while acting as…

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You Heard Me Correctly – There Are Guys Out There Building Their Own Batmobiles

You Heard Me Correctly – There Are Guys Out There Building Their Own Batmobiles

There are very few cars in the world as beloved and identifiable as the Batmobile designed by the late, great Anton Furst and featured in the 1989 Batman movie by Tim Burton (starring, of course, Michael Keaton as the iconic Batman and Jack Nicholson as the Joker).  Inspiring awe, wonder and respect from all who gaze upon it, the 1989 rendition of the Batmobile is by far the overall fan favorite (despite multiple incarnations between movies,…

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Extra Snuggles: Why I LOVE Having my Daughter Sleep in Our Bed

Extra Snuggles: Why I LOVE Having my Daughter Sleep in Our Bed

Mention co-sleeping to any person on the street, and inevitably you will find opinions abound regarding the relatively taboo parenting practice.  On one side of the aisle, people will suggest that sleeping in the same bed with your infant or toddler may make them more dependent in the future.  On the other side of the aisle, people will justify the co-sleeping practice as simply an extension of their love and affection toward their young one……..

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