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Woman Creates Genius Airpod Earrings So She Never Loses Them Again

If you’re still holding out on copping a pair of AirPods due to the (very reasonable) fear of misplacing them, a 22-year-old Virginia woman might have designed the perfect solution for you.

Both functional and surprisingly fashionable, Gabrielle Reilly’s innovative AirPods earrings — fittingly nicknamed Airings — went viral after she posted a Twitter clip of herself rocking the invention.

Meet the Stanford Student Who Could Revolutionize How We Treat Epilepsy

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When talking to Christine Liu, I often found myself forgetting that she’s still only a sophomore at Stanford. Looking back, it’s not hard to see why.

For starters, she’s got a resume to make even the most draconian of tiger parents proud, boasting a published scientific paper (with another one in review), a startup, and an international science fair medal — all by the age of 19. Her winning science fair project, a machine learning algorithm for predicting epileptic seizures, has the potential to radically change the way we approach epilepsy health care. Yet, what stood out the most, above and beyond her myriad accomplishments, was a very distinct sense of maturity, of wisdom beyond her years. There’s a purpose to her ambition, one rooted in personal experience and a deeply intrinsic desire to succeed — maturity was simply a requisite.

Study Reveals That Children Beat Adults When it Comes to Great Smartphone Ideas

New research finds that children outperform adults in producing creative ideas for smartphones devices.

In a day and age when newer phone models are replacing their predecessors more quickly than ever, innovation is key to beating competitors. If mobile companies are seeking innovative designs for new products and services, they would be wise to look towards children rather than adults, according to a recent study published in Sage Open.