Kay Moore Kay Moore

Kay works with engineers, scientists, and programmers as a writer and editor, which she prefers over working with muggles. When sufficiently caffeinated, she geeks out over words, communication, biology, needlework, and recreational sports. Oh, and chocolate. Her children _may_ have been exposed to D&D at a too-young age, but they continue to play happily to this day.

International Women’s Day: STEM Gender Equity Grab-Bag

In honor of International Women's Day, let's check in on women's progress climbing ladders in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). I found a couple interesting reports to share. One piece allows ...

Swoop Bag: Organize Your Life <em>and</em> Your Kids’ Lego Collection

The Swoop Bag is popular for containing Lego collections, but I had a yen to apply its organizational benefits to my adult life.

Interview: Floyd Norman, Disney Legend and <em>Jungle Book</em> Veteran

Disney Legend Floyd Norman shares opinions about modern animation, looking back over the 50 years since The Jungle Book was released.

New Research: Laundering Money To Make It Clean

Two scientists report that high-powered laundering of paper money measurably cleans it up.

Haiku Illuminate Climate Change Reports From IPCC

Dr. Greg Johnson of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a lead author on the 2200-page IPCC Working Group I report in June, was moved to create beautiful and brief summaries from the report: He ...

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair: Volunteer!

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a prestigious science competition for students in grades 9-12, is gearing up for the 2014 finals and is recruiting volunteers to help run the Fair or serve as ...

Review: Is nüüd Safe for Your iPad mini?

The LifeProof nüüd case for the iPad mini suggests that it will keep my mini safe from a life filled with liquids, dirt, snow, and falls.

Diversity Panels at Stan Lee’s Comikaze 2013

At Stan Lee's Comikaze, I learned more about the support for women and LGBTQ people as characters and creators in popular culture.

Comikaze: Making Comics Great for Kids

At Comikaze's "Making Comics Great for Kids," the panelists shared recommendations for kids' comics.

Kickstarter has a great new cartoon, Bee and PuppyCat, that’s trying to get a series funded!