Reddit.com founder encourages the next generation’s big ideas.
On the outside, Alexis Ohanian doesn’t look like your ordinary superhero. But underneath the camouflage of a plaid button-down, jeans, and sneakers, the 30-year-old Howard High grad is out to save...
A new product makes almost anything waterproof.
What if spilling Diet Coke on your cell phone didn’t matter anymore? Solving that problem, and many others, is the goal of new product NeverWet, developed in Lancaster, PA, in part by Baltimore...
Local entrepreneurs look to develop a space-diving suit.
Extreme sports are getting even more extreme: Take Nik Wallenda tightrope walking at the Grand Canyon or Felix Baumgartner jumping from a pressurized capsule 127,852 feet above the Earth. The latter...
ISE breaks into computer systems in order to protect them.
When Steve Bono was young, he was great at cheating in video games. Now Bono, 32, has turned that skill into a business as the CEO of Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), a professional hacking...
Jack Andraka, North County High School sophomore, 16, winner of the 2012 Intel Science Fair.
Can you explain—in layman’s terms—what the test you invented does?Basically, it consists of some carbon nanotubes, atom-thick tubes of carbon, and antibodies, which bind and capture only this one...
<p>Local artists are using a high-tech form of patronage to fund a wide variety of projects.</p>
For five years, Erin Gleeson and Benjamin O'Brien have been producing a surreal children's show, Showbeast, and posting episodes online. Billed as "a show to feel weird about," their Web series makes...
A Lauraville writer redefines the mommy blog.
Tracey Gaughran-Perez has been keeping an online diary since the days of MS-DOS. "I've always loved to write," she says. "But then it started becoming more narrative and I actually gained followers...
We take a look inside Under Armour’s innovation lab.
This year, Under Armour is celebrating its 15th anniversary. So we wanted to take a peek inside its Tide Point facility, specifically the innovation lab, where the company tests out its products....
As gadgets invade every aspect of our home lives, the concept of together time takes on a whole new meaning.
Something out of the ordinary—and truly remarkable—happened to Sarah Schweizer a few months ago.
The Monkton architect had a meaningful conversation with her 16-year-old son Whit. Better yet, he...
Baltimore's renowned gaming community adapts to emerging technologies and profound demographic shifts.
Civilization began in Hunt Valley—which isn't some Mesopotamian village, it's actually the Baltimore suburb known primarily for its sprawling office parks and shopping mall at the end of the Light...