Be Cool – NYC Cool Roofs

On Saturday, I participated in the annual Yale Day of Service organized by Yale Blue Green and NYC Cool Roofs. The activity was to coat a roof of a low-incoming housing development in Harlem, NYC in a white elastin material that helps buildings reflect solar infrared...

This American Life – Live Show

Last night, I had the opportunity to see my favorite radio show, This American Life, live in New York City. The theme was – “Making the invisible, visible,” and It was just incredible – there was animation, dance, music, movie, singing, comedy,...

Seahorses at the New England Aquarium

On Sunday, I had some time to kill in Boston and decided to visit the New England Aquarium. It had been well over a decade since I had last been here, and it was just as breathtaking as I...

SciFund – Crowdfunding for Research

One of my friends and fellow PhD students at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Mary Rogalski, is funding some of her research through a new crowdfunding initiative by Rockethub. I think this is a fantastic way to connect people to really great...