Search Results: "science fair"

  1. Science

    L.A. Science Teacher Suspended for Teaching Science

    Science can be dangerous, and apparently so can teaching it. A Los Angeles high school science teacher was suspended back in February, because two students made science projects that administrators of the Unified Los Angeles Schooled District deemed "dangerous." You're doing education wrong, administrators.

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  2. Science

    Kid President Travels to GE to Learn About Inventing, Remains Adorable While Doing So [Video]

    11-year-old Robby Novak, AKA Youtube's Kid President, is basically the cutest little dude in the whole wide world. He also uses his cuteness powers for good, which is why he devoted an entire episode to learning how to invent stuff. If only we could all be as well-dressed and creative as our kid president buddy.

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  3. Science

    20 Years Ago Today, Our Friend Bill Nye Changed My Life

    I don't think I'd be who I am today without Bill Nye, and I don't think I'm alone. His show Bill Nye the Science Guy first aired 20 years ago today, and it changed my life. I think a lot of people in my generation and those after can say the same thing. Happy anniversary, Bill.

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  4. Science

    This Video is Four Minutes Worth of Six-Second Science Experiments

    GE hosted a science fair on Vine appropriately titled the #6SecondScienceFair. This video compiled enough of the entrants to fill a a four-minute video that's densely packed with interesting science clips. There's even a special guest appearance at 1:53 that we're particularly excited about.

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  5. Tech

    New Metallic Bubble Wrap’s Stronger Than Plastic, We Just Want to Know If It’s Still Fun to Pop

    Bubble wrap is as great a tool for stress relief as it is for protecting things. That's why the only thing we want to know about the new metallic bubble wrap being developed at North Carolina State University is this; can we pop it?

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  6. Science

    Google Science Fair 2013 Finalists Announced, Make Us Feel Tragically Unaccomplished

    First started in 2011, the Google Science Fair seeks to encourage young students around the world by offering them the opportunity to develop science projects and share their findings online. Today they announced this year's finalists, whose ideas are more than a little impressive. Remember: These kids are all in middle and high school. When I was in high school, my biggest accomplishment was being the drum major of the marching band. They're already so much cooler than I'm ever going to be.

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  7. Science

    Hey, Teenagers: Do Science, Win Prizes! Google Science Fair Now Taking Subsmissions

    If you're a student between the ages of 13 and 18 with an interest in science, then grab your lab coat and get to work. Google is taking submissions for their third annual Google Science Fair as of today. They've partnered up with CERN, LEGO, National Geographic, and Scientific American to offer some truly amazing prizes that include scholarships, an expedition to the Galapagos, and a week shadowing a particle physicist at Fermilab.

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  8. Tech

    GLaDOS PotatOS is Now a Thing You Can Buy

    Hey, remember that bit in Portal 2 where evil computer and show-stealer GLaDOS gets turned into a potato-powered science fair project? Well, now you can relieve the experience of running around while being berated by an inert tuber with a blinking light stuck to it with the PotatOS from ThinkGeek. Happy days are here again!

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  9. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 8/12

    In Austin? Want an 8' tall reggae banana? (Craigs) Biologists grow replacement sphincters in mice (Science Fair USA Today) Why Chrome needs Firefox (Slashdot) Chinese authorities shutter 22 Apple stores (Reuters) Airbags for cellphones (Engadget) Geektastic license plates (Dorkly) Apple deleted a galaxy in Lion's default desktop wallpaper (Boing Boing) (title pic via reddit)


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  10. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 3/18

    Gawker claims to have infiltrated Anonymous' uppermost echelons (Gawker) Netflix announces House of Cards buy (Netflix Blog) Rebecca Black unplugged (TDW) What causes New Mexico's summer shark swarms? (io9) ICANN authorizes .xxx domains (xbiz) Get psyched for tomorrow's Supermoon (TMS) Science fair photos, 1942-2011 (MeFi) (title pic via DPaF)

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  11. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 1/12

    Google holding mega-science fair (GeekDad) Microsoft gunning for Apple's App Store trademark (Ars) Six fad films that missed the boat (Flavorwire) $50 genome coming by 2014? (John Hawks) Calvin & Hobbes/Fight Club theory broken down in video form (GorillaMask) Jay Rosen breaks down the different types of Tweet (435digital) Confessions of a Disney World cast member (Boing Boing) (title pic via Reddit)

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  12. Tech

    Urban Outfitters’ Site Redesign: The Return of Microsoft WordArt?

    Our friends at Styleite tip us off to the alarming redesign underway at, now crowned with the logo you see up top. Compare to classic Microsoft Word text-styling feature Microsoft WordArt, friend to children making science fair projects everywhere. Looks like style #3 and style #8 got together and decided to call it a day. ( via Styleite)

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  13. Entertainment

    Most Roger Klotz Cackles From Doug Are The Same Sound

    The year was 1991. Metallica's Black Album had just been released, Terminator 2: Judgment Day was dominating the box office, and the children's TV network Nickelodeon aired the first episodes of three animated series -- Rugrats, Ren and Stimpy, and Doug -- collectively called "Nicktoons." Rugrats proved to be quite successful. The adventures of the show's inexplicably loquacious infants spanned nine seasons, launched two spinoffs and three feature films. Likewise, Ren and Stimpy's often crude and outlandish toilet humor helped cement its status as a cult classic for adults and children alike. But the third show, Doug, didn't manage to make quite as big a mark on the hallowed halls of animation history.

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