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The Curious Kit’s Playful Approach to Learning Tech Skills

Posted: 06 Dec 2016 02:00 PM PST

The best way to learn is when you don't realize you are. That's when the new skill or knowledge can sneak past your defenses and embed itself in your brain organically. Children are good examples of this educational strategy at work, showing us how much they absorb through simple play. SAM Labs has effectively harnessed this playful enthusiasm in its latest project: the Curious kit is a boxful of projects and games that teach coding, engineering and DIY while you're building and playing. Read more…

The Student-Designed Voz Box Gives Speech to the Voiceless

Posted: 06 Dec 2016 06:00 AM PST

Like many vital things in our lives, we tend to take expressing our thoughts and needs for granted. Have an opinion? Go right ahead and voice it. Hungry and want a sandwich? Sure, shout it out and someone will deliver. Imagine, then, not having a voice. That's the world many people with debilitating illnesses such as cerebral palsy or ALS find themselves in, frustrated that they can't share their thoughts. Read more…

One Cool Pool: Cantilevered Design Boasts a Window in the Floor

Posted: 05 Dec 2016 02:00 PM PST

There's nothing quite as relaxing as a swimming pool with a view, but cantilever a pool over a stunning landscape and add a glass panel in the floor, and you're really taking it to a whole new level. Elevated swimming pools with infinity edges provide a whole new perspective of your environment, especially when they're heated and you're gazing at snow-capped mountains in the distance. Read more…

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