6:15 A 17 year old student comes up with a device to prevent leaving children in hot cars. It's called “Hot Seat” and it alerts parents and people outside the car that a child has been left in the car. Best part is, she came up with the original idea for a high school science fair. Now, she's raising money to make this happen. Read the full story here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/alissa-chavez-s-hot-seat-alarm-aims-to-prevent-child-hot-car-deaths-1.2721351
The teen has been working with engineers to perfect the design of the device, called Hot Seat, and is now raising money on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo to develop a prototype so it can be manufactured.
The device consists of a pad that senses if a child is in the car seat and communicates wirelessly with a fob attached to a parent's key chain.
If the parent walks more than 10 metres away without the child, it will trigger alarms on:
6:45 Dating by leftovers
A Swedish matchmaking service aimed at reducing food waste pairs up singles based on what's sitting in their fridges or missing from their cupboards. One ad reads, "Leftover lettuce looking for steamed crab," while another says "Large walnut looking for strong cheese." The website is the brainchild of a farmers co-op that wanted to call attention to the fact that one-fifth of food in Sweden goes to waste. (The Week)
7:15 The Show Story Stomp Grass. Christian Lopez Band in studio. We laughed, we chatted, they talked about the show, we gave away tickets at 8:15. Gave The show is this Saturday, August 2nd at 8pm at Apollo Civic Theatre in Martinsburg featuring Christian Lopez Band, Jim Avett, and Grace and Tony. Get tickets and information here: www.storystompgrass.com