How a teen scientist is augmenting the human body, one robotic limb at a time

It all started in a bedroom in a Colorado mountain town, when a 14-year-old boy grabbed the materials around him — fishing twine, legos, and the motors of toy airplanes — to create his first robotic arm. Over time, this young teen made resourceful improvements to these limbs: dental rubber bands from braces moved the fingers, a windshield wiper motor … read more

National Women’s Month Edition: Our Weekly News Roundup

This edition of press highlights is like a pregame for National Women’s Month, which begins on Thursday. These ladies are not only doing cool stuff, they are doing cool stuff to help other women live their best lives. Shazia Ijaz, a Pakistani American from Dearborn, Michigan, wanted all women to be able to express themselves with … read more

3D Printed Prosthetics, Cryptocurrency and Social Good: Our Weekly News Roundup

You might think that CEOs and founders of tech companies are permanently glued to email, but you’d be wrong! If they can take space away from devices, so can you. Slava Rubin himself gives some ideas here. We are also quickly-rising experts in crypto, and are already being asked to go head-to-head with the biggest industry … read more

CES Coverage, Beauty Reimagined and Robot Pillows: Our Weekly News Roundup

Between the winter holidays, CES, and Martin Luther King Day (arguably the most important holiday of the year) we haven’t done one of these in a while. We know you missed our wit, but you probably mostly missed hearing about how cool our campaigners are. We have a lot to catch up on. You’ll laugh, … read more

How These YouTubers Connect Millions To Make The World Better

Every year, Project for Awesome joins Indiegogo to raise funds to ‘make the world a better place’. While it seems like a daunting feat, year after year they galvanize millions of people around the world and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for dozens of charities. Participants can not only donate to charities but get … read more