Deep Water Interests

Blue Abyss

With deep water comes deep responsibility. Why should you be interested in a 164 ft deep pool over three thousand miles away.

A Meditation Journey


Research shows meditation can help with stress, which when lowered, can help physical problems. But how to stop thinking of my next snack?

Lumosity Craposity

brain training is a scam,

Brain training programs exploit people like my dad. Get the facts.

Tide Pool Party

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An incredibly fun visit to the tide pools with Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalists and a two-year-old.

America Needs More STEM…But…

Image credit: Argonne National Laboratory (Science Careers in Search of Women 2009) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Patricia is starting to back off from her militant “Go STEM or Go Home” attitudes. Read about her change of heart.

Eccentrics R Us

Not just another apple off the tree. (iblushay, cco public domain)

Truly eccentric people aren’t trying to stand out. They simply do their best to live in a world of conventions while simply being themselves.

The Planet Tatooine, Realized!

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

Imagine an Earth-like planet orbiting what’s known as “binary stars,” similar to what Luke Skywalker saw every day from Tatooine.

How To Celebrate Arduino Day


Are you ready for Arduino Day this Saturday? Find an event near you, sales online, or a new project.

Lego Large Hadron Collider


The next best thing in Lego? Hopefully a Large Hadron Collider. Help this kit get off the ground by showing your support.

Raising Science-y Kids on the Cheap

raising science nerds, raising STEM kids,

Raising science-loving kids doesn’t mean pricey STEM toys and classes. It has to do with saying “yes.” Here’s how it works.

Gut-what? How to Tell Dew from Guttation


When the excess rain saturates the ground, plant life will adapt accordingly. One of the ways some plants will adapt to the excess available moisture is through a process known as guttation.