7-Year-Old Girl Writes To Scientists Asking Them To Make Her A Dragon

Australia's got its very own pint-sized Khaleesi in 7-year-old Sophie Lester of Queensland, who over Christmas wrote a letter to the national science agency CSIRO asking for a dragon of her own. Both the letter and the agency's response are so cute you're going to feel like passing out. » 1/09/14 6:30am 1/09/14 6:30am

Jedi Younglings make their own awesome Star Wars: Episode VII

You know, when Jedi Younglings aren't being mercilessly slaughtered and having their bodies stacked like cordwood by Anakin Skywalker, they can make some pretty solid fan flicks. This potential Episode VII is action-packed, well shot and definitely family friendly — honestly, Disney could do a lot worse. » 5/06/13 3:40pm 5/06/13 3:40pm

The robots are the least insane thing about this production of MacBeth

Do you have a child you'd like to get interested in Shakespeare? Are you worried that the Bard's prose might be too indecipherable, or the plays too violent, or simply not interesting enough for today's kids with their iPads and Twitters and Biebers and Pokémons? Well, today is your lucky day, because the Robot… » 3/07/13 2:30pm 3/07/13 2:30pm

Hear what kids think of The Hobbit while you think of your inevitable, looming death

The Fine Bros. made one of their patented "What Kids Think" videos, this time pitting a wide assortment of children against one of the latest Hobbit trailers. I was all set to talk about how it's a fun look at the variety of reactions of those who haven't necessarily formed opinions on nerdery or Tolkien - some love… » 12/10/12 7:00am 12/10/12 7:00am