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Men In The Arts

Jamming on Guitar Design with Bill Paukert In Our Men In Arts Series

“…Geometry is a cricital thing.  I use it every single day in everything I do with guitars.  It kind of forces me to think back to when I was in school and actually use all the formulas that we were learning.”

 

Bill Paukert

Meet this super cool NERD who started his design career in toy design and found his way back to his passion of music.  Bill Paukert, of Unified Guitar Works, wasn’t the kid who knew what he wanted to be and didn’t even know about design as a child.  It was through his studies at art college that … READ MORE

Men In The Arts

Finding a Career in Creativity Through the Camera Lens with Jason Ewart

Jason Ewart

 

From commercials to feature films, like Fantastic Beasts, Everest, and Star Wars, Jason Ewart is a talented yet modest artist who captures and creates iconic moments in moving art forms. As a successful professional artist, Jason gives us a glimpse through his lens to see what it’s like to be a Hollywood cameraman.


“Becoming a good camera and Steadicam operator requires three things: practice, determination, and patience. It takes years to become good at it and you never stop learning. But the only way to get better is to do as much of it as you

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Science & Tech

Join the Movement That Will Make An Impact for 10,000 Years

Can A Film Save The Oceans?

Ocean Film ChallengeIf legendary oceanographer, Dr. Sylvia Earle, has anything to do with it, the Ocean Film Challenge will do just that.

How we treat the oceans in the next 10 years will determine the fate of our planet for the next 10,000 years. There is no other planet. No water anywhere else. We have to save this.

In support of Dr. Sylvia Earle, the Ocean Film Challenge kicks off Blue Out Day, a massive initiative to move a billion people to act in support of the ocean on June 8, also known … READ MORE

Science & Tech

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Nerds of all Ages

We all know it’s easy to say that we should take better care of the planet, but there is a lot of guess work and research needed to implement some of these actions.  So Rogue Mom has tied herself to the computer trying to make positive change a little easier for all of us with tips and research on Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!

So pick one or all, but either way, find your cause to help make this a better place for our next generation. Happy Earth Day!

1. Pick-Up Trash or Organize a Community Clean-Up

Whenever we go … READ MORE

Importance of Play Men In The Arts

How A Lifetime of Learning Through Play Inspired A Disney Imagineer

Learning Through Play

 

Matt Conover
Disney Imagineer

 

Being An Imagineer

Back in the early 1950’s, Walt Disney was beginning to crystallize his vision for a theme park – different from the amusement parks he had visited with his kids. A theme park that would bring to life the stories he and his animators had created on film in an immersive, family-friendly environment. He took some of his animators and hired some engineers and coined term “Imagineer” — combining imagination and engineer as he believed these jobs and people had to dream as much as they applied the math and … READ MORE

Women In Science

Astronaut Jeanette Epps Blazes a Trail for Girls-of-Color in STEM

Jeanette Epps

 


“The most challenging thing for any student is believing in themselves. I was no different.”


 

THE SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT

 

In November 2016, 20th Century Fox’s promotion for the premiere of Hidden Figures was well underway. More than 54 years after John Glenn became the first American to safely reach and return from orbiting the Earth, Hidden Figures finally told the amazing, true story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, the African-American mathematicians who played pivotal roles in that and many more NASA missions that helped the United States win the race to … READ MORE