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October 14, 2014 AT 3:30 am

Lenore Edman #ALD14 @findingada


Lenore Edman is the Co-founder of Evil mad Scientist Labortories making and blogging about awesome creations such as EggBot, BristleBot, BarBot, etc. Video via Extremelearners

Lenore M. Edman (mrswho (_at_) evilmadscientist.com), a veteran bike commuter, used to live in Portland, Oregon, where her son Chris got to ride in her bike\’s sidecar. Abandoning wet for warm, she moved to Austin, Texas, where she designed and sewed her own wedding dress. Later, as a regular of the Boulder, Colorado weekly cruiser bike ride, she overhauled a mid-century Hawthorne ladies bicycle (named Stella) which she has only crashed once– and it wasn\’t her fault. Since moving to Sunnyvale, California, she has helped to popularize edible origami and has learned to make some wicked curries. Her college studies in classical Greek prepared her well for her career working with professors, librarians, engineers and scientists.

MacGyver of the Day Mad Scientists Lenore Edman and Windell Oskay

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