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They put most adults to shame. There is a lot we can learn from them.

About Aspiring Astronaut Abigail Harrison. 'We Need Communism' YouTube Vlogger Kid Sceneable Speaks Out. It’s 2017 and the communist revolution is being spearheaded online by a 10-year-old vegetarian with a preference for red shirts and a lot to say.

'We Need Communism' YouTube Vlogger Kid Sceneable Speaks Out

If you frequent Reddit, Dylan, or “Sceneable” as he’s known on YouTube, might have come into your sphere last week after his video, “We Need Communism,” climbed to the top of the socialism subreddit declaring him “the smollest comrade.” If you haven’t yet been introduced to Dylan, well then, you are in for a treat. Select All caught up with the fourth grader via phone (with his dad also on the line) to discuss his political opinions, newfound viral fame, and his thoughts on President Trump. Let’s start by talking a bit about your channel, Dylan. How long have you been on YouTube? What was the comment you wanted to leave that got you to join YouTube?

Then two years later you decided to start posting your own videos. This is the 'Kid Warrior' Mobilizing a Youth Army to Fight for the Environment. 17-Year-Old Builds Algae Biofuel Lab in Her Bedroom to Win $100K Intel Science Talent Search Prize. Meet a next-generation scientist making the next generation of biofuel. 17-year-old Sara Volz invented a process that increases the amount of biofuel produced by algae to win this year’s Intel Science Talent Search.

17-Year-Old Builds Algae Biofuel Lab in Her Bedroom to Win $100K Intel Science Talent Search Prize

The Colorado Springs student claimed the $100,000 grand prize with her project, which uses artificial selection to pinpoint which organisms are churning out the most fuel. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Youth Leadership Bioneers. Climate Silence NOW! - Home. I Haven't Made Any Trash In 2 Years. Here's What My Life Is Like. Malala Gives a Powerful Acceptance Speech Upon Winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai has already made headlines quite a few times in her short 17 years.

Malala Gives a Powerful Acceptance Speech Upon Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

A crusader for children’s education, she was shot in the head twice by the Taliban before most kids get their drivers license. She narrowly survived, but survive she did and last week she made headlines once again, this time for being the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time. Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don't have clean drinking water also don't have access to electricity.

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

Navajo Teen Harnesses Solar Energy, Wins An Award (VIDEO) Teen scientist harnesses sun power to help Navajo community New Mexico teen Raquel Redshirt uses everyday materials and the sun to build solar ovens, fulfilling a Navajo community need and winning an award at the Intel ISEF competition.

Navajo Teen Harnesses Solar Energy, Wins An Award (VIDEO)

The world is yours: Kids take the lead in the climate fight. The world might be headed to hell in a plastic basket of coal, but like Bob Marley said, you can’t blame the youth.

The world is yours: Kids take the lead in the climate fight

In fact, the youth are rising up to make sure that nobody ever tries to pin this on them. Organizers and politicians like to use literal poster children as a way to pull on heartstrings when reaching policy impasses. But kids today are taking the climate change fight into their own hands, refusing the role of mere victim and collateral damage, as we’re seeing at the local level in Baltimore, and also on the national stage. 7 Incredible Inventions by Teenage Wunderkinds. When many of us were in our teens, work for science fairs comprised cut and paste displays on colorful presentation boards, and our hobbies weren't exactly about to change the world.

7 Incredible Inventions by Teenage Wunderkinds

But across the globe, teenagers with creative, scientific minds are already devising extraordinary devices, revolutionary materials and renewable technologies that might just change our planet for the greener. El niño que quería un Internet libre. El Abogado Lawrence Lessig y Aaron Swartz charlando en un intermedio de las reuniones sobre Creative Commons Había una vez… Aaron Swartz cuando cumplió los 8 años descubrió Internet, pasó horas leyendo y leyendo información y pensó que era ¡genial!

El niño que quería un Internet libre

Porque se podrían aprender un montón de cosas allí, cosas que antes eran difíciles aprender porque se necesitaba no sólo comprar los libros sino saber qué libros comprar. Tenía una libreta de papel donde apuntaba sus “páginas web” favoritas, el problema era que después tenía que estar revisando en qué parte de la libreta estaba esa dirección que le interesaba, así que con otras personas comenzó a construir un sitio web que hiciera precisamente eso, ir agregando enlaces y que otros también compartieran sus sitios favoritos y así conocer más de los contenidos que circulaban libremente por Internet, este proyecto se llama Reddit Aaron tenía 14 años y por ese esfuerzo pasó a ser miembro de la organización mundial w3c La academia y su sin razón.

Hackschooling makes me happy: Logan LaPlante at TEDxUniversityofNevada. Rachel Parent Debates Kevin O'Leary About GMOs (VIDEO) Anti-GMO activist Rachel Parent got in a spirited debate with Kevin O'Leary on CBC's "The Lang And O'Leary Exchange" Wednesday night.

Rachel Parent Debates Kevin O'Leary About GMOs (VIDEO)

Parent, who scored the debate after a speech she gave critical of O'Leary's comments about GMOs was featured on HuffPost Canada, argued genetically-modified foods should be labelled in Canada and the United States. Europe, Japan, Australia and other nations require GMO labels, but Canada and the U.S. do not. Student finds new way of turning plastic into biofuel. [CAIRO] A method for generating biofuel by breaking down plastics using a low-cost catalyst will be developed further in the United Kingdom next month (16 July).

Student finds new way of turning plastic into biofuel

The process was developed by a sixteen-year-old Egyptian student, Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad, from the Zahran Language School in Alexandria, Egypt. Faiad won the European Fusion Development Agreement award at the 23rd European Union Contest for Young Scientists — involving 130 competitors from 37 countries — held in Finland last year (23–28 September). Science in Action Winner for 2013: Elif Bilgin. Elif Bilgin, winner of the 2013 Science in Action award, a $50,000 prize sponsored by Scientific American as part of the Google Science Fair. Credit: Elif Bilgin “Genius,” Thomas Edison famously said, “is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” He would have found a kindred spirit in Elif Bilgin, 16, of Istanbul, Turkey, winner of the 2013 $50,000 Science in Action award, part of the third annual Google Science Fair.

The award honors a project that can make a practical difference by addressing an environmental, health or resources challenge; it should be innovative, easy to put into action and reproducible in other communities. GSF 2013 : Project : Going Bananas!-Using Banana Peels in the Production of Bio-Plastic As A Replacement of the Traditional Petroleum Based Plastic. The banana fruit’s peel was selected for this experiment because it is a waste material rich of starch-according to Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, the proximate composition of a banana peel is shown below. Items Content (g/100 g dry matter) Protein: 8.6±0.1 Fat: 13.1±0.2 Starch: 12.78±0.9 Ash: 15.25±0.1 Total dietary fiber: 50.25±0.2. Boyan Slat. 15-Year-Old Develops Hollow Flashlight Powered by Body Heat. From a sleeping bag that charges your gadgets to entire buildings warmed by body heat, scientists are harvesting the heat emitted by humans as a source of renewable energy.

But the latest development in thermoelectric energy generation doesn’t come from a high-tech lab at MIT; it comes from Ann Makosinski, a 15-year-old Canadian girl who developed a flashlight that is powered by the heat from a human hand. Cancer, Innovation and a Boy Named Jack. US teen invents advanced cancer test using Google. The Life and Afterlife of Aaron Swartz. TEDxTeen - Jacob Barnett: Forget What You Know. Jake: Math prodigy proud of his autism. Childrenspeaceprize: Childrenspeaceprize powered by KidsRights. Malala Yousafzai. Malala Yousafzai (Pashto: ملاله یوسفزۍ‎ [mə ˈlaː lə . ju səf ˈzəj];[2] Urdu: ملالہ یوسف زئی‎ Malālah Yūsafzay, born 12 July 1997)[3] is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist from the town of Mingora in the Swat District of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

She is known for her activism for rights to education and for women, especially in the Swat Valley, where the Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. In early 2009, at the age of 11–12, Yousafzai wrote a blog under a pseudonym for the BBC detailing her life under Taliban rule, their attempts to take control of the valley, and her views on promoting education for girls. BBC News - Malala Yousafzai speech in full. A Urine Powered Generator : Maker Faire Africa. Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 · 168 Comments. Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids.

The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes. The Secret of Trees. Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.