Fishing All Star Interviews
GreenFish is an apparel company with a conscience and a conservation-minded mission. GreenFish believes in supporting sustainable fisheries for the long term. Getting involved is easy. For each GreenFish product you buy, GreenFish will donate 5% to the sustainable fisheries partner of your choice through their GreenFish Gives program. And with that, GreenFish is building a movement to nurture our fishing stocks for future generations to enjoy.
1. Could you introduce yourself to our readers?
My name is Bryan Godber and I am the founder of a new company called GreenFish. GreenFish is the first apparel brand completely dedicated to promoting a lifestyle of sustainable fishing...more »
Hmong Kayak Fishing Club
1. Could you give us a little history behind your organization?
Our group, Hmong Kayak Fishing Club, started with four friends (Rocky Ly, KB Xiong, Tony Yang and Will Yang) who found the sport of kayak fishing to be most fun and rewarding. We banded together to form our Facebook-operated club in hopes to make aware the sport of kayak fishing to our Hmong community...more »
Other All Star Interviews
Grandfather Clock Towers
1. How can people find and buy your products?
I have a web site that clock enthusiast can view. www.grandfatherclocktowers.com
2. Where do you find inspiration to build your clocks?
I have always had an interest in clocks but to pursue it as a hobby it is a very time consuming but a very a rewarding experience and sense of accomplishment...
1. What is Bots High documentary about?
Bots High is a feature documentary that follows three high school robotics teams as they design, build, and compete with combat robots in a national competition. It’s math and science education in action, plus two of the three teams followed are all-girls teams.
2. Do you build robots as well?
I don’t, but if I knew programs like this existed in high school I definitely would have! But I hope when things calm down with the film I can compete in a future competition...more »
1. Could you in a few words introduce your project?
MorpHex is a sphere shaped hexapod that is able to walk on six legs and transform into a ball. MorpHex also has the ability to roll like a ball by moving the sphere sections in a sequence.
2. What fascinates you about building robots?
I’ve always been fascinated by robots since I was a little boy and have made also sorts of funny machines ever since then. I find hobby robotics fun and challenging, especially since making robots involve many different skills like programming, electronics, mechanics and design. Making a machine that moves like its alive is the part that really fascinates me...more »
Please introduce yourself to our readers.
Our company is called Creative Machines. We make things that encourage creativity, support social interaction, and inspire self-confidence. Practically this means we make interactive museum exhibits for science and children’s museums, permanent public art installations, and rolling ball sculptures. We have been active for 15 years and have work in many countries around the world. The distinction between these markets blurs a bit internally. We’ve always defined ourselves by what we want to do rather than say...more »
Robot Band Builders
1. How did you come up with the team name “TeamDARE Eindhoven”?
Our team is called “TeamDARE” which stands for “Daring Autonomous Robots Eindhoven”. We needed a team name when participating in Eurobot in 2005. The name sticked since then.
2. Please give your name and any professional designation and tell me what each of your engineering specialties are and where and how did you each gain them?
TeamDARE consists of 9 experts from various high tech companies and institutes in Eindhoven or her direct vicinity, including ASML, Philips, Prodrive, CCM, DAF Trucks...more »
O'Malleys Speed n Kustom
1. Please, introduce O’Malleys Speed n’ Kustom to the reader.
O’Malleys Speed n Kustom is a bike shop located in Richmond, Virginia that specializes in handmade bicycles and handmade and vintage parts. Adam Farris started O’Malleys Speed n Kustom in 2011 with the intention of bringing rat rod style, and old world technology to the popular bicycle scene. Jesse McCauley came aboard in 2012, bringing a love of hunting for the most rare antique and vintage bicycle parts. From handcrafting girders, springer forks, shifters and handlebars to finding the most unique vintage parts, the guys enjoy creating head turning bicycles...more »
1. Please introduce your organization.
Earthrise Space, Inc. is a Florida-based non-profit corporation dedicated to developing space technology in collaboration with industry and academic institutions. ESI's Omega Envoy Project is creating a key set of lunar spacecraft infrastructure which will fulfill the requirements of the Google Lunar X PRIZE and provide a platform for the delivery of commercial payloads to the lunar surface. All ESI efforts involve students and young professionals through internships, providing them with hands-on experience building real spacecraft and preparing them for future employment in the space industry...more »
1. Give us some basic information about your organization. (Name, founding, purpose, mission)
The MiniCars were started in the barren sands of Clio Michigan the Elf Khurafeh Shriners had grown tired of walking in parades and thanks to the recent invention of the mini car a new opportunity to entertain and fundraise presented itself. those founding fathers led by brother Elmo Meyer built through their blood sweat and tears the same cars that we are driving today. they laid the foundation of charity that for over 20 years now carries on to this day as we bring happiness and joy to all those we meet...more »