5-year-old Hailey Dawson, a huge baseball fan, got to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Baltimore Orioles' series finale against the Oakland Athletics on Monday. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for anyone, let alone a young kid, but what made Hailey's pitch even more extraordinary was what she used to throw the ball to the Orioles' Manny Machado. ... [Read More]
Circa 1978, Marcella Hazan, a WYSKy, gastronomic guru who is considered to be the patron saint of Italian cooking in America, pioneered a crazy culinary technique in her classic recipe for roast duck. To achieve THE PERFECT skin that's "succulent" and "deliciously crisp," but not oily, she used… a HAIR DRYER! ... [Read More]
Meet 27-year-old Danit Peleg, a 2015 graduate of the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Ramat Gan, Israel. In September 2014, she started working on a 5-piece collection for her degree in Fashion Design and decided to explore 3D-printing, a technology she barely knew anything about. After 9 months of research and development, ... [Read More]
Jewelbots, created by Sara Chipps, developer and co-founder of the non-profit Girl Develop It!, Brooke Moreland, a fashion-tech entrepreneur, and Maria Saba, a postdoctoral research fellow, are programmable friendship bracelets that teach tween and teen girls the basics of coding.
“The girls we know are curious and creative, just like ... [Read More]
Commercial artist, illustrator, cake designer and avid coffee drinker, Maria A. Aristidou spilled coffee on a canvas while working one day. What turned out to be an unfortunate accident has turned into her latest passion… coffee painting.
Mixing five different blends and brands of coffee to get just the right shade, ... [Read More]
Oh to be able to knit! The idea of taking a ball of yarn and making it into something beautiful that can be worn, gifted to loved ones, or to help others is a skill that has eluded us… until now.
Starting with a shared vision on how crafting should be in the 21st century, Elizabeth Rowen, the founder and owner of Knit Culture Studio, and Mari Bower, ... [Read More]
The best inventions are usually the ones that solve big problems. And that’s exactly what 13-year-old Fatima Al Kaabi did after a trip to the desert with her family. It struck her that there was no way and nowhere to charge her mobile phone; a nuisance if you don’t want to lose your Instagram feed, but a catastrophic, potentially life threatening issue if you are trekking in a remote area. ... [Read More]
Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a campaign created in 1970 to "force environmental protection onto the national political agenda." It has since grown to be a movement that is credited as "the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe." More than a billion people participate in Earth Day each year, and we want you to ... [Read More]