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.

Sequenced Caffeine Genome Reveals Evolutionary Advantages

The newly sequenced Coffea canephora (robusta coffee) genome reveals more tricks up caffeine's sleeve.

Pirate Day Book Review: Scott Chantler’s <em>Pirates of the Silver Coast</em>

This all-ages graphic novel features a feisty, adventurous girl seeking her lost brother in a fantasy medieval setting.

The World of Cartoons Explored in <em>Stripped</em>; Save 39%

The award-winning documentary about the past and future of cartooning has a Deluxe Edition (with over 26 hours of content!) available at a discount for a limited time.

Halloween ComicFest Brings Free, Fun Comics to Halloween

Another fun day offering free comic books is heading your way: Halloween ComicFest. Most shops will celebrate on October 25, with bundles of mini comic books available for sale to trick-or-treaters.

Tiny FoxL Dash7 Bluetooth Stereo Soundbar Delivers Big Sound

The tiny Dash7 Bluetooth stereo soundbar from Soundmatters delivers big sound, with several drawbacks.

Book Review: <em>The Secret Language of Color</em>

Find out what can you look forward to when dipping into The Secret Life of Color by Joanne and Arielle Eckstut.

Google Doodle, John Venn Birthday, and Cuteness: Venn Diagram Go!

The August 4 Google Doodle observes John Venn's 180th birthday with creative an adorable interactive Venn diagram generator.

Tricky Treat? Get Mini Comics from Halloween ComicFest

Bundles of mini-comic books for Halloween treats are available for pre-order from local comic book shops.

Rehabilitation centers are using knitted nests to house baby birds. Links to knitting and crochet patterns and more information are provided.

Lovecraft’s <em>Mountains of Madness</em> Begins at Kickstarter

Lovers of Lovecraft and Cthulhu have a chance to honor Those Who Cannot Be Named by backing a Kickstarter project to animate the master's most highly lauded novella.