Science/Technology

Museum of Discovery and Science receives $50,000 from the NBCU Foundation to support APP-titude Internship Program

Museum of Discovery and Science receives $50,000 from the NBCU Foundation to support APP-titude Internship Program

The NBCU Foundation announced that it has awarded the Museum of Discovery and Science a $50,000 Project Innovation Grant for its App-titude Internship Program, a two-year internship for high school juniors and seniors. The APP-titude internship exposes students to careers in engineering and computer science while being introduced to coding and APP development. It also […]

Max Planck Hosts 7th Annual Neuroscience Brain Bee Competition

Max Planck Hosts 7th Annual Neuroscience Brain Bee Competition

The MPFI campus was buzzing with excitement on April 7 as Palm Beach County High School students competed for the championship title at the seventh annual Brain Bee. Students in teams of three were challenged on topics such as learning and memory, emotion, sensation, movement, aging, neurobiology, brain anatomy and neural disorders. Sponsored by the […]

Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction Hits $39.4 Million in Sales Fueled by John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Collection and Celebrities Including Burt Reynolds

Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction Hits $39.4 Million in Sales Fueled by John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Collection and Celebrities Including Burt Reynolds

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, was a star-studded event that featured celebrity guests from across the entertainment and sports industries, record attendance, record auction sales and the largest number of registered bidders for any Palm Beach auction. Three impressive collections were sold at the 16th annual auction, highlighted by renowned collector and philanthropist […]

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World’s Most Famous Hacker Headlines Science Center’s Annual Benefit

 Former FBI Most Wanted criminal, Kevin Mitnick shocked guests at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s annual benefit at The Breakers Palm Beach when he demonstrated just how easily personal information can be acquired through little effort from a hacker, eliciting gasps from the crowd. Through his demonstrations, Mitnick explained the most vulnerable area […]

Sunday Showcase: Jerry’s of Alabama Collection among highlights on final day of 16th Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction

Sunday Showcase: Jerry’s of Alabama Collection among highlights on final day of 16th Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction

Barrett-Jackson announced that the Jerry’s of Alabama Collection will feature prominently on the final day of the 2018 Palm Beach Auction, April 12-15 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The 16-car collection, scheduled to cross the block on Sunday, April 15, features a group of original and restored collectible vehicles, most with incredibly low mileage. Each vehicle […]

Happening Hero: Jim Reidy

Happening Hero: Jim Reidy

For Palm Beach resident Jim Reidy, the necessity was to develop something that would enable the home aides to know when his 101-year-old mother-in-law was attempting to leave her bed. Several years ago, she was frail and prone to falling. She had injured her back falling against her bed, and current technology would only detect […]