Category archive: web

April 23, 2014

This Is My New Ringtone

Open this in multiple windows. Prepare or cute mayhem. https://vine.co/v/MeLM6FOHTKY— Zelda Williams (@zeldawilliams) April 23, 2014 It will also be on every song I ever remix in any future DJ careers I may have....
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April 19, 2014

Do You Want Manpram.com?

Email me. We'll figure something out....
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March 28, 2014

After Effects Animators' Kids Have The NICEST YouTube Videos

DreamWorks animator Daniel Hashimoto started adding CG effects to little videos of his son James playing. He posts them to YouTube as Action Movie Kid. They are pretty awesome, and are getting a lot of media attention starting yesterday...
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March 21, 2014

Baby Trashes Bar: Las Palmas Trailer, By Johannes Nyholm

This is obviously completely perfect. This is why the world needs more paternity leave. Swedish filmmaker Johannes Nyholm was on his family leave, taking care of his 1yo daughter, when he decided to shoot a one-day short film. That...
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March 4, 2014

Hey, I Just Met You, And This Is Crazy

This was on Facebook and had a zillion Likes but it's actually very sad for multiple reasons: pic.twitter.com/1BdsEH3pPd— Gabriel Roth (@gabrielroth) March 5, 2014 I guess I should specify that the dad of Baby Harper is a US military...
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February 26, 2014

Dadtown & Z Girls

Dark Roasted Blend's got a huge, motley, but all-around entertaining historical survey of WTF kid photos, check them all out. But the one that hit me is right here: a dad from the 70s taking his kid on his...
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February 17, 2014

Skip Ad

Mosaic/Netscape founder Marc Andreessen's been tweeting examples of Our Digital Native Generation's touchscreeny precociousness. They're inspiring, amazing--and occasionally downright depressing:@pmarca my 2 year old nieces first words she put together were 'skip ad', in reference to YouTube— nik cubrilovic (@nikcub)...
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February 11, 2014

Mazeltov, The Nightlight Is Mostly Here!

Finally/So soon! It's Here!/It's almost here! I don't know quite the best baby birthin' metaphor to use for The Nightlight's soft launch today: was it born a little premature, and needs to spend a few weeks in the Kinja...
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February 3, 2014

Minnesota Nice Mutton Bustin'

I understand that there's not much to do in Minnesota this time of year, especially for kids who aren't old enough to get drunk ice-fishing. So yes, in theory, a World's Toughest Mutton Bustin' Competition would a nice evening...
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January 30, 2014

No Kids Is One Of My Favorite Stores

Bring the kids! pic.twitter.com/TLGSh2xzEG— Andy Baio (@waxpancake) January 30, 2014 OK, I get it. They could do like MOSS in SoHo, which just put all the merchandise in glass vitrines so no one could touch it....
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January 23, 2014

All I Want For Christmas Is DemBabies.com

Regular readers of Daddy Types know we don't go in for celebrity parenting around here. Celebrities are just like us, we figure, except for all the free baby swag they hustle, and so don't warrant special attention. We're taking...
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January 22, 2014

Kidpost Will Automatically Email Kidpics To Whomever You Want

FINALLY. As Jason said, every parent who codes has imagined doing something like Kidpost, and it's great that someone as sharp and sensitive as Khoi Vinh is doing it. Kidpost is promising to solve the problem of sending the...
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January 17, 2014

No, The Question Is, Who Hasn't Seen A Unicyclist Pushing A Stroller?

At first I wanted to find out where reddit user spokes1215 snapped this picture of a unicycling dad. You know, as a value-add for ganking his pic. Lincoln Av. Welcome to [Two Name Neighborhood]. But then I figured it's...
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January 14, 2014

Downloading

The toddler is referring to anything he has to wait for as 'downloading'. "Where tea?" "Not ready yet." "Is downloading?" "YES." Amazing.— anna pickard (@annapickard) January 2, 2014 This is trying-to-swipe-fingers-across-a-magazine-to-turn-the-page awesome. Also, last night, K2 came in and asked what a homepage is....
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January 7, 2014

Tech Up, Ladies!

This is actually a snapshot of the MommyTech summit at #CES2014. It's all dudes pic.twitter.com/AwdvnjbFwT— Lauren Goode (@LaurenGoode) January 7, 2014 So the family & kid-related gear section of CES is called MommyTech, and it's all dudes. Even the things...
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January 3, 2014

Government Birth Panels Website Under Construction

When you have a kid and insurance, typically you call the insurance company to add them to your policy. The premium goes up, and you're done. If insurance has been covering OB/GYN visits and the delivery, they may even...
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December 27, 2013

Disney Viral Marvel Reboot Plushie Fan Art WTF

By the gleamin' gates of funky Asgard, what the hell. Disney is rebooting/revamping/relaunching all of Marvel's properties? And so they basically plundered DeviantArt for viral clickbait attention-getting ideas, like turning all their properties into animals. Like these X-Men cats....
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December 21, 2013

Will Tweet For Cars

Thanks, @Honda, for the best gift ever - my new Odyssey m̶i̶n̶i̶ maxi van! instagram.com/p/hj4x1KyToL/— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) December 6, 2013 promoted by Honda And if Honda had wanted NPH to 'gram the whole car, they should have sent...
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December 9, 2013

Have You Seen Me?

My son lost his shoe. It's identical to the one seen here. For tips or shoe sightings call 909-54-SLIWA pic.twitter.com/3FuGS70MGY— Curtis Sliwa (@CurtisSliwa) December 9, 2013 If only there were someone who could make it safe to walk the streets...
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November 13, 2013

McSweeney's Published Amusing Birth Plan

David was surprised that he hadn't seen this funny birth plan published at McSweeney's last year. Me, I was not surprised, seeing as how I don't recall visiting McSweeney's since my Wholphin subscription ran out. But I'm trying to get...
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October 30, 2013

'Ohh You're Crying, Monkey. OK, Mommy's Done.'

This video starts out, "Mommy's gonna sing you a song. You want Mommy to sing a song, honey? Let me know how you feel about the song." Mommy is holding a video camera. Someone else is sitting silently next...
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October 24, 2013

Must Not Make Magic Wand Jokes

I love that Canadian new dad Anthony Stuart is getting so much tumblr love for his Magic Show. I'm sure pregnancy and childbirth was effortless, instantaneous magic for his lovely assistant, too. The Magic Show [daddyslittleprop.tumblr.com via cbc]...
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October 22, 2013

Why Buy The Breast Milk On The Internet, When You Can Get The Salmonella For Free?

Breast milk obtained online, whether through informal markets or donations, was found to have pathogenic bacteria and other contaminants. These include staph and salmonella, which can pose a significant health risk to preterm and medically compromised newborns. Who, if...
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October 8, 2013

Back The Longest Shortest Time Kickstarter

There's much to say and read and see and hear about The Longest Shortest Time, the podcast series for new parents produced by indie radio star Hillary Frank. But kindergarten pickup beckons, and anyway, the podcast basically sells itself,...
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October 3, 2013

Laundry Detergent Pod Not A Toy

You'd think the laundry detergent companies would learn after putting a teddy bear on the bottle, but no. kids are still eating--and getting sick from and even maybe dying from--Tide detergent pods, which look like shiny candy, and [used...
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September 5, 2013

Look Who's Tweeting

You guys, barely famous people are tweeting in the voice of their newborn kids, and New York Magazine is on it."These are the tools that I didn't have growing up. It's important to have your dot-com for your entire life....
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September 3, 2013

Child Crashes Scooter

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August 29, 2013

An At-Home Cartoonist's Advice

If you need a boost to your day/week/year, head over to Gavin Aung Than's new web comic at Zen Pencils. The latest is based on a quote from Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson's 1990 commencement speech at Kenyon...
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August 9, 2013

Brazilians' Funniest Home Videos

Tricking the kid with a Kit Kat may work once or twice, but the only longterm solution here is Limited Edition Mashed Pea & Chai Kit Kats. Available at a food merchant near you. Also, this video is totally...
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July 25, 2013

Something From The Comments

Just spotted this LOLZ story in the comments on an older post:Today, I went to the beach front with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear...
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July 17, 2013

This American Life

"Dad says you're spying on us online." Real limits needed for US surveillance before this dialogue becomes real. twitpic.com/d319u8— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) July 16, 2013...
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July 15, 2013

Congratulations, Babble, Disney & ABC, Measles, Mumps & Rubella

Wow, ABC, which, like Babble, is owned by Disney, has big news for fans of measles, mumps, rubella, and pertussis! Jenny McCarthy, one of America's most prominent vaccine skeptics, will join The View as a co-host. [Disclosure: I used to...
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June 3, 2013

Sneakerhead Alphabet Warps Fragile Little Minds

A is not for Alden, or even Adidas? B is not for Bean Boots? C is not for Chuck Taylors? D is not for Doc Martens? G is not for Gucci Loafers? J is not for Jack Rogers? L...
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May 30, 2013

America's Funniest WTF Where Is That Kid Sleeping? Photos

Frankly, a few of these photos of kids sleeping in WTF? places look a bit staged. Is Bob Saget involved in this website somehow? Because one kid is supposedly sleeping on the TV. SRSLY WTF? Kids Asleep In Awkward...
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May 23, 2013

Gnarly Vintage Burl Kids Chair

For all you Napa redwood cabin-in-the-forest dwellers who already have wacked out kid chairs carved from a single piece of walnut burl, my apologies, feel free to skip this post. For the rest of you, HOLY SMOKES WHAT IS...
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May 21, 2013

Kids Are Short

Chris Angelini let his toddler-sized son try on his Google Glass while they went to get some juice. The takeaway: HOLY SMOKES, KIDS ARE SHORT! SERIOUSLY, the world looks so weird when seen entirely from crotch height. [via waxy]...
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May 20, 2013

'Because People Need To See This'

Dad why are you taking pictures of me when I'm stuck?Because people need to see this. twitter.com/herdyshepherd1...— herdyshepherd (@herdyshepherd1) May 20, 2013...
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May 3, 2013

From Russian Dashcam With Love

Russian dashcams: they're not just for epicfail car crashes and apocalyptic meteorites anymore. It probably won't help, but if you really don't want to cry with joy over this happy Russian dashcam video compilation, I suggest you mute the...
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April 8, 2013

The 40 Top Reasons This Guy's Son Is Crying

"No matter how puzzling or frustrating your baby's crying may seem at first, you will soon learn to understand the reason(s) for the tears and how best to respond, [like, for example, by starting a Tumblr.]" - Baby's Best...
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April 2, 2013

Baby Gutai

I saw this a couple of weeks ago, then lost it, and not it's found again. Gallerist NY critic Andrew Russeth calls it "Baby Gutai." It's an audience re-staging of Murakami Saburō's 1956 Gutai work Passage, where the artist...
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April 1, 2013

BAM Presents Baby Einstein On The Beach

OK, BAM's announcement of the world premiere of Baby Einstein on the Beach wins the day. Dovetailing the avant-garde mission of Next Wave with the curriculum of BAM Education, Glass' hypnotic score proves a natural tool for teaching kids...
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March 4, 2013

The Game Over Tinies ABC, By Brentalfloss

For Black History Month, YouTube-famous lyricist/comic Brent Black [get it? Black History?] created a video game cover version of Edward Gorey's classic black comedy celebration of death, The Gashlycrumb Tinies. The Game Over Tinies is pretty sweet. It'd make...
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February 27, 2013

Now That's A Fire

via:9 years ago, your mother and I started a little fire and you have burned my forest down. I don't remember being a man who wasn't your daddy. Alone, by myself, left to my own devices, I am not a...
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February 23, 2013

I Heartily Endorse This Event Or Product

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) is a resource of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Family Assistance (OFA). The NRFC's goals are to "provide, facilitate, and disseminate current research,...
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February 16, 2013

Motherlode's 188 Comments About 144 Bloggers

KJ Dell'Antonia is crowdsourcing a new blogroll over at Motherlode, the NY Times' parenting blog. And most of the comments are folks plugging their own material, which, good for them, blogstrong, people! There are very few I recognize, except Daddy's...
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February 6, 2013

Dad 2.013 Summit Roundup Roundup

It's been a bit quiet around these parts the last few days, partly because I've been swamped with some offline work deadlines, and partly because--duh, wasn't everyone at Dad 2.0 Summit anyway? Congratulations to Doug and the many folks who...
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January 30, 2013

We're From Department H And We're Here To Help

Reddit users are sure this is a viral publicity stunt, but I think it's clear that it's just gotten so hard for people at this Toronto Home Depot to find someone to ask a question, that a kind-hearted dad...
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January 28, 2013

Attachment Parenting Ryan Gosling

Did not realize this "Hey, Girl" thing is still going. And going strong. Attachment Parenting Ryan Gosling [via dt ryan gosling correspondent rolf]...
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January 18, 2013

Seriously, What The Hell Is Up With The Captcha??

UPDATE OK, MAYBE IT'S FIXED NOW, GET IT ALL OFF YOUR CHESTS. Special thanks to DT reader and dev wiz Chris who got all CSI:PNG with his suggestion to check gamma conversion settings, and BAM. I swear, I can't figure...
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January 15, 2013

The First Production Baby

It's been a tradition at Pixar since Toy Story to list the "production babies" born to crew, in each film's credits. Other animation houses do it, too, and lately video game designers picked up on the trend. [They're called "development...
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