Sunday, December 14, 2014


What Ra Paulette does with caves in the New Mexico desert blows my mind.  It's engineering and architecture and artistry all rolled into one.

Here's a bit about his work:

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Origami solar arrays in space

Origami?  In space?  That's right:  NASA is partnering with engineers to design collapsible solar arrays to be deployed in space.  Here's a polynomial optimization project for your high school math students using this theme.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Stick built.

What happens when you discover the shockingly high price of the wire fencing you'd planned to use to trellis your vines?  You improvise.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Chicken pocket pies

This is my new favorite pie recipe, and that's saying a lot for somebody with such a strong sweet tooth as myself!  It's like a chicken pot pie without the mess.