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Considering IVF? Beer Good, Coffee Bad for Future Dads, Says Study
2 years ago

Considering IVF? Beer Good, Coffee Bad for Future Dads, Says Study

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Beer & Coffee IVF

If you and your partner are considering in vitro fertilization, you might want to cut back on the coffee and have a beer. But not two beers. That’d just decrease your chances of conceiving, according to a recent study.

But you knew this already because you, dear reader, were at “the premier reproductive medicine meeting of the year“, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual. It was held October 18-22 in Honolulu, Hawaii, but again, you knew that.

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Survey: Over 50 Percent of UK Dads Fake Sleep to Avoid Getting Up for Night Duty
2 years ago

Survey: Over 50 Percent of UK Dads Fake Sleep to Avoid Getting Up for Night Duty

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sleep level dad

According to a recent study in the United Kingdom, over half of dads will fake sleep so that they don’t have to get up in the middle of the night for kid duty.

Trigger warning for those parents who love sleep and/or their partners, obvi.

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Dads: Your Baby Might Look Like Your Spouse’s Ex
2 years ago

Dads: Your Baby Might Look Like Your Spouse’s Ex

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Fruit Fly Sex

If you found yourself playing “Baby Looks Like” bingo and had that one square you couldn’t stamp, it might be because you didn’t add “my spouse’s ex-boyfriend” to the card. Turns out that a recent study found that maybe – just maybe – your baby inherited some of their looks from an old notch on mom’s bedpost.

This study out of the University of New South Wales has it all: sperm, sex, doubt, fear, and past lovers. Oh, and fruit flies. And because of that, I guess, no technical link to human babies, but let’s not mire in the details here, people.

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Great Scott! Dad’s DeLorean Makes Sure Daughter is at School on Time
2 years ago

Great Scott! Dad’s DeLorean Makes Sure Daughter is at School on Time

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BTTF Car

A British dude by the name of Steve Wickenden is making sure his daughter gets to school (dot dot dot) on time. His almost-exact replica of the Back to the Future DeLorean time machine turns heads while driving his eight year old daughter, Molly, to school.

“We certainly turn a few heads,” Wickenden told The Daily Mail. “There are always people waving and beeping at us when we drive past. There certainly isn’t anyone else at the school gates with a flux capacitor.”

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OMG: ‘Sproutling’ Baby Monitor Gives You Live Baby Data Via App
3 years ago

OMG: ‘Sproutling’ Baby Monitor Gives You Live Baby Data Via App

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Sproutling

Parents! Touch down your helicopters and pull away from your Excel-based poop schedule pivot tables and put down your “baby’s first binary” flash cards. This is something that’s gonna really rev your rotors.

So there’s this new thing called the Sproutling, which – TL;DR – gives you full-on info about your baby right on a phone app. See, now you won’t even have to peel yourself off Facebook or Candy Crush to check on your baby. Not that you ever thought you’d have to.

The Sproutling is currently taking preorders and will be shipping March 2015. That’s like, the future, Marty.

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Good Dadvertising: Peanut Butter Cheerios Show ‘How To Dad’
3 years ago

Good Dadvertising: Peanut Butter Cheerios Show ‘How To Dad’

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Peanut Butter Cheerios

General Mills Canada knocked one out of the park with their commercial for Peanut Butter Cheerios that started airing this week.

In the commercial titled “#HowToDad” by Toronto agency Tribal Worldwide, we see a dad. Owning it. Hard. Hashtag. Et cetera.

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Son Races Late Father’s ‘Ghost’ in Xbox Game
3 years ago

Son Races Late Father’s ‘Ghost’ in Xbox Game

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Dad's Rallisport Car

A YouTube commenter stole the show when he found his late father’s “ghost” in an old Xbox game.

And warning: someone is cutting all the onions right now. All of them. It’s dusty, I have allergies, and all of the onions are cut.

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WTF: Virginia Man Plants Flag on Random African Land, Claims It So Daughter Can Be “Real” Princess
3 years ago

WTF: Virginia Man Plants Flag on Random African Land, Claims It So Daughter Can Be “Real” Princess

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Jeremiah Heaton

So, like…we’d do anything for our kids, right? Anything. As in, your kid wants to take up soccer, you buy them cleats. Your kid wants a LEGO minifig that isn’t in stores anymore, you hop online and get it for their birthday. Your kid needs a good education, so you put in more hours at work to afford the right school. Your kid wants to be a princess, so you go to Africa, plant a flag on some disputed land and claim it as your own.

WHOA WHOA WHOA, back up. Which LEGO minifig? Those things get expensive when they’re discontinued.

Some dude obviously read our intro and was all “Yep. BRB OMW 2 Africa BBL.” That’s what Virginia dad Jeremiah Heaton did at least.

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