Empowering girls to explore technology is as simple as celebrating curiosity and a passion for building, experimenting, tinkering, and inventing. Check out these two very cool companies that are encouraging young women to pursue interests in tech. Linkitz empowers girls to explore technology and build amazing projects. “It’s a set of electronic components, or links, that snap together in different combinations to make unique, fun, wearable toys. With a set of links,… Read More

I recently received a gift of three 3D laser cut metal models: a P-51 Mustang, a Fokker D.VII, and a Space Shuttle. The pieces are produced by the online site Fascinations (wonders created by physicists). As per their website: ‘Our goal is to captivate the imagination and inspire wonder. Designed to illustrate many magical aspects of our world, our products will cause you to react with amazement and ask “What makes that… Read More

Who needs a Gingerbread House when you can engineer a log cabin instead! Check out my latest project. All you need are a few basic materials: – Large pretzels (approximately 1 foot long) and spiral pretzels – Hot Glue – Icing Sugar – Fine coconut – Chocolate cookie crumbs – Marshmallows – Assorted Candy – Greenery Using an old cookie sheet or cardboard, construct the base of the log cabin in any design using… Read More