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Learning about the science of social dancing with Ashwin Raju and Kristen Anne of Aatma Dance Studio.

The Science of Social Dancing

By Veronica Montgomery Two people meet on the dance floor and form an elegant silhouette. A sparkly dress flares during a double spin. Everyone catches their breath during a lift, only to grin in excitement and relief once both feet are on the ground. Whether watching it on screen or doing…
Tray of freshly made vegan apple cider doughnuts

The Science of Vegan Baking

By Dené Voisin By 9 PM on a Thursday night, most businesses in Atlanta’s Historic West End have already closed for the night. Business is still buzzing for Vegan Dream Doughnuts, located across the street from the Mall at West End. One bite into their gluten-free, mouth-watering donuts explains…
Action shot of bikes on the Dicklane Velodrome track.

The Science of Track Cycling

By Beena Meena It was a beautiful fall morning and I was biking with my friend Chanel on our way back from an arduous 40-mile ride when we passed the scenic Sumner Park in East Point. Chanel Zeisel started regular bike racing in 2015 and finished her first USA cycling track race in Los Angeles…
Photo of three electric scooters parked on a curb next to an empty intersection.

The Science Behind Urban Scooters

By Nkosi Muse Although we don’t have flying cars and shiny, metallic cities just yet, technology has certainly grown and evolved exponentially in recent years. A large number of these technological advances have been in the realm of transportation: electric cars, buses, and trains. If you live…
Young man with colorful tattoo sleeve.

How Ink Evolved: The History and Science of Tattoos

By Audra Davidson As most people would be, I was a little nervous. Maybe a bit more than a little. Shiny, sterilized tools loomed just below eye-level, neatly arranged alongside a crowd of sanitizing chemicals. Mind racing and growing increasingly self-conscious about my above-average sweat production,…
Coffe beans in a bowl

The Awesome Science of Coffee Production

By Sydney Hubbard During the summer of 2017, Kayla Bellman was working with Habitat for Humanity delivering latrines, smokeless stoves, and water filters to families living in extreme poverty in a remote region of Guatemala. This particular region, along with many other rural, agrarian areas of…

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