The run-up to summer is a huge time for some big competitions. Check out this month’s list of prizes and deadlines!
Imagine an Indy 500 car screaming around a race track at 200 mph with a flame streaking on top and behind it. This is not your average passing of the torch.
Does that snout say “hangover cure” to you? It does to thousands of people in Asia who rely on traditional medicines made from endangered animals to cure everything from headaches to infertility. In 2014 alone, 1,214 rhinos were killed by poachers in South Africa, mostly for the Asian market. The practice is unsustainable at best; at worst, it’s catastrophic for the species and their ecosystems alike. Students at the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies are devising mathematical methods to crack down on hunters.
We have three interesting contests coming up. Prizes range from money to prestigious positions and the possibility of commercial product success.
Love it or hate it, the hashtag gesture has enjoyed moderate success over the past couple of years since it first popped up. In 2013, Jimmy Fallon was seen hashtagging (hashing?) not once, but twice with celebrities Justin Timberlake and Jonah Hill. Continue reading Olin College Students Develop Gloves that Tweet