Try learning code with “Frozen”

Picture1tumblr_inline_nfa2lwJoDG1s7qct1Check this out – Disney has created a way to learn code with “Frozen.”

How did it go for you?

Or, do you already know something about coding?

CMU inventions among Popular Science’s Best of What’s New!

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Four inventions that trace their roots back to Carnegie Mellon University are among Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” for 2014. Check it out!
What is your favorite?
Why?

3D Is Mainstreaming It – Right Here in Cranberry

CoolKidShowingOffPiece-750x400Piecemaker Technologies right here in East Liberty has launched one of the first really mass applications of 3D printing technology in retail, and, announced that Toys”R”Us will offer 3D printing for this holiday season – in (PA) Cranberry and New Jersey.

You will be able to print small gifts and personalized items.

How did the Pittsburgh AlphaLab Gear startup break through and create a product for the childrens’ retail market? The partnership plans really happened after Piecemaker piloted its technology in three independent stores in the region, including S.W. Randall toy stores.

Are you going to go try it out?

Meet the First Woman to Win Math’s Most Prestigious Prize

140813084312-math-highest-award-goes-to-a-woman-story-topCatch her video.

Imagine being the first woman.

What are you most impressed by?
Surprised by?

Art Park to Generate Wind Energy

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It’s a park that generates wind energy!

What do you think?

Local Student Google Global Finalist

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15 Ways to Change the World!

Do you have a favorite project? Why??

Gene Therapy Creates A Biological Pacemaker—No Wires Required

heart-feature-757x467Scientists are working using pigs on gene therapy – to change a small area of heart muscle into a specialized group of cells that can then start a heartbeat. Really this will be  a biological pacemaker.

Does this seem real to you?

What could you envision being created next?