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Crochet Coral Reef at the Smithsonian

October 27th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Margaret Wertheim and her twin sister worked for over three and a half years on a hyperbolic crochet model coral reef. Now, their creation is on display at the Smithsonian


PBS Kids GO! Announces Trash to Treasure Winners

October 26th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

PBS Design Squad challenged kids age 5-19 to create the next great eco-friendly invention using recycled items. They chose the winners a few weeks ago and those lucky kids got to visit Boston and see their inventions brought to life


Conserve Energy with Homemade Curtains

September 8th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

A large percentage of the heat we lose in our homes escapes right through the windows. If you aren’t able to replace old windows with efficient ones, you can still help keep your home cozy and use less electricity or natural gas by whipping up nice, heavy curtains to help insulate drafty windows



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