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.

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.

Go asteroid hunting with a new web app and join the ranks of citizen scientists.

Happy Whose Day?

For Father's Day I'd like to give thanks and wish a happy day to my mom, and to all the other moms who were also dads. My mom raised five kids as a single parent after divorce, went to the sports games and concerts, ...

Scholarly Freebies at Oxford University Press During National Library Week

A massive treasure trove of scholarly gems, normally locked up tight behind fully operational internet security, will be available April 13-19 in honor of National Library Week.

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 ...