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Freelance Writer — Popular Science

science, health, tech, and social innovation writer. parent. curious about most everything.

Teaching Teens Finance (my story) — A financial literacy program created by the Charles Schwab Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America has reached a half million teens.

How Does an Etch A Sketch Sketch? — In the 1950's Frenchman Arthur Granjean tinkered away in his basement on what he called L'Ecran Magique, the Magic Screen. Voila! He showed the world its first Etch A Sketch at the 1959 Toy Exhibition in Nuremburg, Germany. Behind the glass screen framed by the familiar red plastic lies a mixture of fine aluminum powder and itsy bitsy plastic beads.

A Sculpture Eavesdrops Underwater — "input":{"width":"200","photo":"snapper","row":"4730","table":"DOCUMENT"}} When a snapping shrimp shuts its claw, there's an audible pop. A collection of these pinky-size critters can together generate the loudest sounds in shallow waters-so loud that they interfere with SONAR on Navy submarines. A human-shaped sculpture submerged off the coast of Cancun is listening in on, and recording, these shrimp, as well as other ocean noises.

A Model of Health (my story) — In Nepal, a US-based nonprofit is partnering with the national government to deliver full-service medical care in remote areas.

Applied “Womenomics” — How Goldman Sachs deployed a far-reaching, data-driven strategy to further the cause of women's entrepreneurship. In 2010, Madhu Chandrika realized that her commercial art business- Earthen Symphony, based in Bangalore, India-had reached a point of stagnation. The company, which she founded in 1995, still held potential for growth.

Volunteers Make Better Employees (my latest)

Law Without Lawyers (my story) — Timap for Justice trains ordinary citizens to provide legal assistance in a country-Sierra Leone-where legal professionals are scarce.

COREY BINNS: What It's Like to Be Right About the Big Bang: Genesis of a Viral Video

Fatal Flaw (my story)

COREY BINNS: Dressed to Thrive — Unemployed women in Australia land jobs after they dress up in donated clothing. Business attire boosts self esteem and careers. A peek at my latest story.
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Mar 27, 2015

Teaching Teens Finance (my story) - A financial literacy program created by the Charles Schwab Foundation...

Feb 13, 2015

RT @WhiteHouse: "Student projects here became @Yahoo and @Google—those were pretty good student projects." —President Obama at @Stanford #CyberSummit

Dec 06, 2014

RT @mediatwit: Great fellowship opportunities with Google, Reuters, Nieman, Knight, & more: #mediadiversity

Nov 30, 2014

RT @nprnews: "Printer part. Matte grey. Hot." @NASA3DPrinter is not quite a replicator, but it is in space!

Nov 23, 2014

Sex in space. @KQED: How does going into space affect men and women differently?

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