Michael Vaughn

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Robear is a robot bear that can care for the elderly

It's 2024. An older Japanese gentleman wants to watch the International Space Station's closing ceremony, but he can't get out of bed. No problem! All he has to do is call Robear to help him get up. Yes, that's his caregiver's name, but you see, Robear isn't human: it's a bear-like robot. This …

Discouraging things people say to aspiring YA authors (and how to rise above the negativity)

When I tell people that I write YA fiction, I brace myself for the judging. The questions and comments that follow are often straight-up patronizing. …

Drug Addiction

Lenovo officially buys Motorola Mobility, is now the no. 3 smartphone vendor in the world

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Google<p>It’s official: On Thursday, Lenovo announced that it had purchased Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 …

Zelda Fitzgerald’s Little-Known Art

When Zelda Sayre married legendary Jazz Age novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald to become <b>Zelda Fitzgerald</b>, she was anointed “the first American flapper” and embarked on one of the most turbulent relationships in literary history. Though best-remembered as a writer and dancer, Zelda, unbeknownst to many, …