Katherine Johnson Biography Date of Birth: August 26, 1918 Hometown: White Sulphur Springs, WV Education: B.S., Mathematics and French, West Virginia State College, 1937 Hired by NACA: June 1953 Retired from NASA: 1986 Actress Playing Role in Hidden Figures: Taraji P. Henson Biography by Margot Lee Shetterly SOURCE: NASA.GOV Being handpicked to be one of three black students to integrate West Virginia’s […]
The World’s A Laboratory
About 10 days ago, I hit “SUBMIT” on my third crowdfunding effort in 7 years. In 2011, my first campaign ended miserably having raised just 9% of the $12,000 goal on Kickstarter. Why? Because I set it and forget it. I made a super long video, guilted my Parents into giving me $80 so I […]
The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse is almost here and I couldn’t be more excited. To celebrate, I’ve designed this ADORABLE and super easy nail art project ANYone can do. Step 1: Paint your nails black. Let dry. (Navy blue or even gray works great for this project.) Step 2: Swipe little triangle in […]
NEWS FLASH: Crazy Aunt Lindsey does birthday parties. This weekend, I helped a gorgeous girl named Simone usher in her 9th year with 9 friends and the best of #STEM in a garage Fab Lab Birthday Playdate. I brought plain cupcakes with me, we did the Fab Lab Emulsion Science project together, and then I […]
What does yeast like to eat? How do they reproduce? How can you know it’s alive? This Fab Lab science project for kids answers all those question AND morphs into a deliciously easy Rosemary Peasant Bread recipe.
Meet Omo! This fabulously rare white giraffe is 15-month-old, lives in the Tanzania National Park, and was, apparently, named after a detergent brand. According to scientists, Omo is not albino but leucistic — a condition in which several skin cells do not produce pigment, causing it to appear white. Wikipedia says what leucism (occasionally spelled leukism) is […]
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