Passing On a Torch

I recently introduced my kids to “The City on the Edge of Forever.” Here’s another dad, writing about introducing his kids to classic Star Trek. But they aren’t just younger versions of me; they pick up on stuff I didn’t at their age.  After a few episodes, The Girl asked “why don’t the girls get to do anything?”  She was right, of course; other than Uhura, who was basically a…

Father and son launch toy train into space (VIDEO)

Fugelseth said he was inspired to launch his son’s prized toy after seeing a similar video using a Lego figure. “I figured if two high school kids can send a Lego man to space, then I, as a grown man, can make Stanley [go] to space,” Fugelseth told the Oakland Tribune. Using a weather balloon and Flip camera, Fugelseth attached the train to the end of a pole. The co-owner and creative…