All Dolled Up & Ready for STEM


Originally published on ThinkFun Remember the title Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus? In the 21st Century, we’ve discovered that men and women are more alike than different and that the science behind that concept is just as important as how it plays out systemically. According to the National Science Foundation, in our “new information-based and highly technological society, students need...

Creating a Chic Vibe for Your Mad Men-esque Office


Originally published on CAANdesign The airing of the series Mad Men was a weekly deep dive into the smooth-talking ad world that I aspired to envelop myself in. I wanted to be them. Not the men, per se. I just wanted their status and their suits and… their offices. They had some classy ass offices. I mean, don’t get me wrong. I appreciate an open office layout as much as the next guy, but it’s...

Steel Drum Music: The Heartbeat of Trinidad


Originally published on Confetti Travel Cafe If you’ve ever heard Red, Red Wine by UB40, Jump in Line by Harry Belafonte, or even Crank That by Soulja Boy, then you’ve heard steel drum music. (Photo by David Gettes) Describing the sound of the steel pan musical instrument is difficult and somewhat contradictory. It has been described as mimicking the broad, fullness of a banjo, with the...

Bring Home the Bacon with These Fun Food Industry Careers


Originally published on Baking with Basil The Food and Beverage Industry is one of the most dynamic and challenging fields in the professional world. Many have their first jobs in the Food and Beverage Industry. Working as bussers and food-runners we cut our teeth learning about hard work, how to communicate in a work environment, and, of course, the value of a dollar. Unfortunately, many leave...

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I'm a freelance writer and content creator who loves words, but loves a good story even more. I'm a lifelong learner and thus, love using research as part of my writing.