Saturday, March 23, 2019

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Elizabeth Smith Friedman: A Forgotten American Hero

An illustrated tribute to the most brilliant code-breaker you've never heard of. Ever since reading The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone, I have been fascinated by the life of Elizabeth Smith Friedman, a woman who was by all means a pioneer and an American hero. Despite founding one...

The Science of Hand Dryers

Do you consciously consider the most sanitary way to wash your hands while washing them? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), the correct process for washing your hands is (1) wet your hands, (2) apply soap, (3) scrub for at least 20...

Battle of the Hands: Mittens vs. Gloves

Tis the season for frozen fingers and numb thumbs trying to type on a small phone keyboard. If you’re like me, you like We can wear puffy coats but our hands are unprotected from the wintry winds. So how should we keep our hands...

Venomous Viperidae

I think it's important to clear the air before we dive in: I am terrified of snakes. Despite never being harmed or attacked by a snake, I have a shaking fear of these slithering reptiles (even a picture can raise my heart rate). In a somewhat unconventional...

Eight Gifts under $40 for STEM Nerds

As the holidays approach, you’re probably panicking about finding the perfect gift to get your nerdy friends in STEM while sticking to a college budget. Look no further; I have compiled a list of the best science gifts under $35 available on Amazon Prime. Storm Glass $19.99 For...