A Must-Read Book for Any Craft Beer Aficionado

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Microbreweries have sprung up all around the world, challenging the once-held belief that only big breweries could make decent beer. The Craft Beer Revolution: How a Band of Microbrewers Is Transforming the World’s Favorite Drink is a must-read for any craft beer …continue reading

My Triceratops Dinosaur is Not Prehistoric

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My Triceratops Dinosaur is not prehistoric, but a Playskool-built, animatronic companion with the ability to turn her head, play four different adventure themes, roar, blink, and belch — she even laughs in her own triceratops way when you tickle her belly!

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Scientists Figure out How to Turn Light into Matter

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If scientists have discovered how to turn light into matter (via Sebastian Anthony at ExtremeTech), how soon before we have Star Trek: The Next Generation-style replicators delivering us meals from the power of sunshine? Most important: would this allow vegans to enjoy bacon …continue reading

How to Learn the ABCs with Star Wars

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What better way to learn your ABCs than by having a beautifully illustrated Star Wars alphabet to help? When Baby Pirillo appears, he or she will totally be learning all about Star Wars, and maybe even the alphabet, with the assistance of this project.

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Google Westeros?

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The interactive A Song of Ice and Fire – Speculative World Map (with spoiler protection) that details the known lands of the Game of Thrones universe that’s been making its rounds on the Internet (based the extensive original work by serMountainGoat) …continue reading

Da Vinci Catapult Kit Launches Renaissance Kids into Future

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When the term “Renaissance Man” is thrown around at polite dinner parties, the first person who usually springs to mind is Leonardo Da Vinci. Here was a man who not only brought the world treasures like The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, but who …continue reading

Robotic Arm Edge Makes Learning Science Fun

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If you have a keen interest in science or you’re trying to get your children to develop an enthusiasm for learning how things work from the ground up, what better way than to embark upon a DIY (do it yourself) project? Here’s …continue reading

Electrostatic Generator Sparks Interest in Science

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“One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.” …continue reading

Aluminum Scorpion Kit Packs a Sting

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In my younger years, I was completing a training course at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas when I had my first experience with scorpions. We were staying in older barracks that had been built during World War II. After our arrival, some of us …continue reading

ScienceWiz Cool Circuits: Game of the Year 2013

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The best board games and puzzles can be enjoyed by people of all ages, and Games Magazine’s pick for Game of the Year in 2013 fits the bill quite nicely. ScienceWiz Cool Circuits challenges users to work together and complete the flow …continue reading

Precision Gyroscope Defies Gravity and Boredom

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Used in everything from commercial airplanes to satellites to the Hubble Space Telescope to probably more than a few of those UFOs that people keep spotting in rural skies around the world, gyroscopes are more than simple toys. But beholding one in action — whether …continue reading

Top Five Reasons Why Infographics Are Awesome

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Mighty Deals. All opinions are 100% my own.

Conveying information in a way that will make an intended audience take notice — and continue paying attention — can be a challenge for anyone …continue reading

Dynamo Torch Makes Green Science Fun

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It’s been proven that everyone optimally learns in different ways, but most of us learn best by doing — which is why we probably remember the science projects we did as kids — and the lessons they taught us — even years later.

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