Lara Sorokanich

Lara Sorokanich

Lara Sorokanich is a Seniorhelpline Associate Editor.

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My Secret Weapon for Helping My Hands Survive Frigid Winters

Cheap hand warmers are a lifesaver, especially when you realize you can buy them in bulk.

10 Hardcore DIY Halloween Projects

Halloween is the perfect holiday for DIYers, and there are plenty of cool projects to tackle even if you waited til the last minute.

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9 Kickass Halloween Costumes You Can Make From Scratch

Don't settle for a store-bought costume when you can create something incredible from stuff you've already got.

4 Great Halloween Costumes From the PM Archives

These retro DIY costumes are hilarious, and you can make them in just a few hours.

How Newtown Came Back

In the six years since the unbearable happened at Sandy Hook, the town has rebuilt the school and, slowly but surely, its community.

What Littleton Learned
In Littleton, Colorado, where two deadly school shootings occurred fourteen years apart but within just a few miles, the school distric…
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The Seniorhelpline Guide to Safer Schools

How can we make these buildings a little more secure? And how can we do so without making schools feel like prisons?

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Why I Use a Glass Straw

Stop using plastic. Simply Straws are dishwasher-safe. Hot water and dish soap works, too.

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Hey Scott Kelly, Shall We Move to Another Planet?
We ask a NASA astronaut to review Seniorhelpline' 1952 feature about what it'd take to move people to another world. Turns out, we w…
Meet the DIYers Making Cool Wheelchair Costumes for Kids

Magic Wheelchair came up with even more amazing ideas for Halloween 2017.

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How to Sew by Hand

Add one more item to the list of things you know how to fix: Your own clothes. All you need is a needle and thread.

7 Amazing Women in Tech You Need to Know
These women fell in love with pursuits in the male-dominated technology industry, but that didn't stop them. They are natural-born crea…
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The Math That Will Win Your March Madness Pool
Five bracket-winning tips from a mathematician. And they work, too. One of his former students used these methods to score higher than …
Jacques Cousteau's Grandson Wants to Save the Ocean Floor With Synthetic Coral Reefs

The Cousteau family extends its legacy of marine conservation with a little help from 3D printing.

Do We Really Want 3D-Printed Food?
We've 3D-printed plastic, metals, and wood fiber. And now that same technology is being used to make chocolates and pizza. Unlike with …
The Underwater Microscope That Can Survive on the Ocean Floor

The first camera capable of magnifying the seafloor will help us understand coral reefs before it's too late.

How to See the Future

It turns out it's possible to earn a degree in Future Studies. We've got the Cliff's Notes.

How To Make Leather

Your favorite farm-to-apparel product is more work than you think.

4 Things You May Not Know About Brewing Craft Beer

The long, strange journey that takes grain, yeast, water and hops and turns it into a cold pint.

These Are the 3 Best Programs for Learning to Code

Until a week ago, I had never opened a coding terminal in my life. Then I tried it.

Automation assistance Podcast: How Do You Pack for Space?

And other questions we have on the occasion of Scott Kelly's return to earth.