When Scissors Take Over: Interview with Cindy Vattathil

Cindy Vattathil, a Bohemian mother of two from Houston, Texas, has been saving scraps of paper her whole life. Little did she know they would serve as a channel for her artistic voice. Like Matisse, she has found a youthful happiness when "painting with scissors," and prefers the medium of collage to her old acrylic paints. Aside from her art, Cindy enjoys clipping coupons, … [Read more...]

Pine Beetles Might Answer Climate Change Questions: Dr Diana Six

Dr. Diana Six is a professor of forest entomology/pathology at the University of Montana who specializes in Pine Beetles and has connected their forest damaging activities with climate change. Her TEDx talk on the subject illustrates the troubling trajectory North American forests are headed in. Geek Puff founder, Toni Matlock, had a chance to sit down with Diana in her … [Read more...]

Who’s Watching the Children? Everyone.

By Joelle Renstrom Facebook recently rolled out Scrapbook, which allows parents to create a photo album specific to their children. (source: http://newsroom.fb.com) Posting photos is not a new concept, but with Scrapbook, parents can tag photos of their own children, which is. Facebook has become a forum for parents to show off their adorable newborns and toddlers. It … [Read more...]