Think Dirty app for cleaner shopping (#SXSWEco)

By: Sunday October 13, 2013 6:45 am

If you buy bath or body products, whether shampoo, lotion, or makeup, you know the stores are full of “natural” products which are anything but natural by sany sane person’s definition. Taking a chemical produced solely in a laboratory, based on petrochemicals, or even known to have toxic elements and then mixing it with botanical essences and herbal fragrances is not what most people consider natural.

Her mother’s second bout with breast cancer inspired Lily Tse to research the dangerous chemicals in many everyday body products.

 

Pull Up a Chair: Is there an app for that?

By: Saturday September 28, 2013 4:00 am

I just got my hands on my first iPAD! (w00Ts) I’m having a lot of fun with it. But I’m still using a vintage flip phone so I really am late to this party, I need to catch up on the “apps for that”.

LeVar Burton Guides Us to the Stars, FDL Interview (video) #100YSS

By: Friday September 27, 2013 1:10 pm

Last Friday at the 100 Year Starship Symposium, I got to spend a few minutes with a personal hero — LeVar Burton. Burton is a member of the 100YSS Advisory Council, along with pursuing his ongoing acting career and the modern, electronic revival of Reading Rainbow. Here’s a transcript of our talk…

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