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KYL/D Performs at Kick-Off for Philly’s Immigrant Heritage Month #IHM2019 #ImmigrantHeritageMonth #Art #Dance

Great story from Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers on Vimeo celebrating Philadelphia’s IHM celebrations:On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 KYL/D performed HOME/S. 9th St. as part of the kick-off celebration of the City of Philadelphia’s Immigrant Heritage Month activities. KYL/D Founder and Artistic Director, Kun-Yang Lin, a native of Taiwan, developed HOME/S. 9th St….

CircuitPython turtle rainbow benzene

CircuitPython turtle rainbow benzene (video).
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import board
import time
from Adafruit_CircuitPython_turtle.adafruit_turtle import *
 
turtle = turtle(board.DISPLAY)
benzsize = min(board.DISPLAY.width, board.DISPLAY.height) * 0.5
print(“Turtle time! Lets draw a rainbow benzene”)
 
colors = (Color.RED, Color.ORANGE, Color.YELLOW, Color.GREEN, Color.BLUE, Color.PURPLE)
 
while True: turtle.pendown() for x in range(benzsize): turtle.pencolor(colors[x%6]) turtle.forward(x) turtle.left(59) time.sleep(1) turtle.penup() turtle.home() turtle.clear()

Fashion forward: Researchers, designers debut new tech on New York City runway @msmakecode @msftresearch @BKLYNlibrary

Fashion forward: Researchers, designers debut new tech on New York City runway – Microsoft Research.
Microsoft researchers teamed up with designers at the Brooklyn Public Library’s BKLYN Fashion Academy to enhance the storytelling power of their garments using custom-made plug-and-play microcontroller technology. The collaboration culminated in a fashion show on May…

Dissect a Flower #MakerEducation

Lovely, educational activity from Scientific American.Springtime is when nature appears to come back to life after winter. Trees grow leaves, grass gets green, and flowers sprout, displaying beautiful colors and sometimes spreading a delightful scent. But have you ever looked at a flower in more detail? What parts do flowers…

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