—Jan Von Holleben / Trunk Archive
The next time you’re hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, keep your eyes on the trail because along just about any path you take, there are objects you can use in “teachable moments” for your family.
Take, for example, Mentha arvensis. More commonly known...
Noi Liang was sitting on a couch in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2009 flipping through her old medical records when she noticed an unusual letter in the file. The 32-year-old had just moved abroad. A careful planner, Liang had ordered her past medical records so she’d have them overseas, just in...
—Image courtesy of Canna-Pet
It sounds a little like an idea born in a cloudy Front Range basement, the ill-conceived brainchild of two teenagers more than a mile high. “Dude. What if we gave pot to your dog? You think he’d like it?”
As it turns out, maybe he would. Boulder-based Cannabis Therapy Corp is poised...
November 20 2014, 1:00 PM
—Rendering Courtesy of Lockheed Martin
When Lockheed Martin’s Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) takes off from Cape Canaveral on December 4, it will be one small step forward for the south Denver company and one giant leap toward putting mankind on the surface of Mars. The December launch represents the first of two unmanned test...
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—Image courtesy of Mark Costigliola
For those of us who spend hours at a desk each day, our cubicles become as important as our bedrooms. We fill our workspaces with mugs, pictures, and other knickknacks to make the environment feel cozier but also to remind us of the outside world.
Last week, Golden-based LED lighting company...
September 18 2014, 9:15 AM
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Smarty-pants graduates who want jobs in technical fields might find Denver’s metro area a great place to get work, a survey released this week says.
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield ranked ninth out of the 75 largest metro areas when it comes to the best place for STEM grads, the website NerdWallet...
July 10 2014, 2:55 PM
The University of Colorado Boulder has produced five Nobel Prize winners and eight MacArthur Fellowship recipients. This fall, Ana Maria Rey, a theoretical physicist originally from Colombia, joined the vaunted club when the MacArthur Foundation awarded Rey a “genius grant” for her...
November 19 2013, 2:59 PM
Got your attention? OK, so your kids (or, let's be honest, you) won't actually be able to make things explode. But there's still plenty of neat stuff to experiment with at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition. Based on the Discovery...
October 24 2013, 8:10 AM