Tag Archives: Awesome Finds

Awesome Finds: Programmable LED Accessories

Kids who want to learn to code can often be encouraged by giving them projects with visible results. That’s why we’re in love with the imagiCharm, a programmable LED accessory that is currently funding on Kickstarter! The imagiCharm teaches users … Continue reading

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The Union of Concerned Scientists

There is a non-profit organization of scientists working to encourage evidence-based decision making on issues ranging from climate change to human survival to racial and economic equality. They’re the Union of Concerned Scientists, and they’ve been on this path for … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: NASA Space Photos

Did you know that you can find a wide variety of photographs of space thanks to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology? These include photographs like this one, which is an infrared view of the Messier … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Honey Walls

We’re definitely intrigued by Honey Walls, an illustrated novel that’s currently funding on Kickstarter. With some tantalizing speculative fiction elements, this novel’s protagonist is a trans man, and the story “explores the difficulty of relating to a childhood that isn’t quite … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Owl Goingback’s Crota as a Graphic Novel

Cherokee/Choctaw novelist Owl Goingback’s Bram Stoker award-winning novel, Crota, is in the process of being turned into a graphic novel. Set in rural Missouri, it tells the story of a sheriff, a game warden, and a medicine man tracking down the … Continue reading

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Checking Out Taxidermy?

If you’ve ever found yourself in need of a taxidermy animal so you could take it to class and/or study it, you’re in luck if you find yourself in Anchorage, Alaska. You’ll need a library card, but the Alaska Resources … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: My Kingdom for a Panel

If you’re a Shakespeare fan, you might be interested in My Kingdom for a Panel, a Shakespearean graphic novel anthology. Featuring 26 re-imagined and illustrated Shakespearean tales, this graphic novel anthology looks absolutely awesome. They’ve also got a couple of cute … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Science For the People

Science for the People is currently working on Kickstarting a magazine! They plan to use this magazine to continue a tradition of bringing radical science to the people, where they define “radical” as “examining the root of assumptions and power … Continue reading

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Science in Sci-Fi

If you ever wonder where speculative fiction authors get their ideas, the answer is sometimes “from reality.” Author and scientist Dan Koboldt runs the website Science in Sci-Fi, Fact in Fantasy, which is a phenomenal resource for authors interested in … Continue reading

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Teens with Big Ideas on Climate Change

The Regeneron Science Talent Search is an opportunity for high school students to present their original scientific research and win awards based on that research. Winners of the annual competition were announced last week, and included a mathematical model to … Continue reading

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