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    Awesome Finds: Verse Book 1

    by  • February 20, 2019 • Awesome Finds, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Verse

    If you’re looking for a cool fantasy graphic novel, check out the Kickstarter for Verse, which is funding through March 1st. With themes of facing your fears and finding a sense of belonging in a dangerous world, this graphic novel, which stems from a webcomic of the same name, looks fantastic! They’ve already surpassed their...

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    Awesome Finds: Indigenous Futurisms in Moonshot Series

    by  • February 6, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Moonshot volume 1

    We recently learned about the Moonshot indigenous comics collection, which already has two volumes, with a third one coming this summer! Focused on indigenous futurisms, the third volume will feature 15 stories by indigenous North American artists and authors. The article about the third volume explains that “Indigenous Futurisms is a method of storytelling...

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    Knitting and Science

    by  • January 24, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Knitting and yarn

    Ask any knitter about the stretch of a knitted piece, and they can tell you a bit about physics, even if they don’t identify what they’re doing as science. This article at Physics World talks about how one physicist accepted a project to study the stretch of knits, and the process he then had...

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    Teen Science Cafe

    by  • January 10, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Teen scientists

    If you know a teen who’s interested in science, or even one who’s not as interested as they might be, you should check out the Teen Science Cafe to see if there’s one near you! The Teen Science Cafe is a spin-off of a program for adults, but enterprising folks decided to branch out...

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    Interactive Periodic Table of Elements

    by  • January 8, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Periodic table of elements

    The periodic table of elements was always a cool part of science classes when we were growing up, and the internet has made it even cooler. If you’re looking for a fun way to learn about elements, check out this interactive periodic table of elements! Clicking on an element will bring up more information...

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    On Kickstarter: Books for Kids with Mental Health and Special Needs

    by  • December 26, 2018 • Awesome Finds, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Super Kids

    Today, we’re featuring a couple of Kickstarter projects that benefit kids with mental health needs and other special needs. The first is the Super Kids Change the World activity book. This coloring and activity book is set up like a comic book, and it helps hospitalized kids learn to deal with mental health challenges that come...

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    Gifts for Mad Scientists!

    by  • December 18, 2018 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Christmas gifts

    Christmas is approaching rapidly, but if you’ve been holding off on buying a gift for the mad scientist in your life, it might not be too late! Though this list on Gizmodo is a few years old, there are still some cool ideas for gifts for mad scientists. And since some of them are...

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