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Consider Everything an Experiment!

It's All One Big Experiment

If you get called out on something, call it an experiment and see what the boss says. You can call it research. You can call it fun. You can call me anything but late for dinner. "Sorry, boss! I was trying something new. I've been thinking about it for weeks. I thought this might ... [Read More]

NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO)

If it's hard to get to, nearly impossible to exist in, and super-cool to look at—not to mention 62 feet under the sea—then NEEMO is there! No, not the cute fish from the movies.  We're talking NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) which is essentially outer space, under ... [Read More]

P-3 Aircrew Tactical Team Trainer

A project of  the Naval Research Laboratory, the P-3 Aircrew Tactical Team Trainer (PACT3) has one goal: "improving anti-submarine warfare skills." That's right: Top Gun in real life. The Department of the Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR) provides the science and technology ... [Read More]

Antarctic Trail Crew

Every so often we make stickers for people who do extreme activities...because they want to. Like swimming for miles or jumping out of airplanes or trying to change the world. And every time, we marvel at their bravery, wonder a little bit at their sanity, and usually feel just a bit ... [Read More]

Maker Faire

It's Maker Faire! Brought to you by Make Magazine! It's DIY! Started in San Mateo, California in 2006, and also being held in Detroit and New York, Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. As the World's Largest DIY Festival, this two-day family friendly ... [Read More]

Salish Sea Expeditions

First of all: the what? Salish Sea? What's that? Well, it's a recent term for the inland waters near Seattle and Vancouver, consisting of the Strait of Georgia, Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Scientists have adopted it to give a single identity to these connected waters. ... [Read More]