Service Generator

Ben Markham, a BYU alumnus who served as an LDS missionary in Ghana discovered a serious problem: as many as 10,000 schools operate without any electricity. So, he collaborated with the BYU School of Engineering and Technology and created a design-based solution. Using existing and affordable parts, he and the students constructed a merry-go-round that [...]

Can Beauty Transcend Context?

A Washington Post article entitled Pearls Before Breakfast begs the question, “Will beauty transcend context?” and sets up an experiment that answers with a definite “No!”. Basically, WP set up an experiment in a Washington DC metro station to find out if people passing through would stop to listen to a world-class violinist (Joshua Bell) [...]