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.

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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.

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4 Great Halloween Costumes From the PM Archives

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

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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.

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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…
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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.

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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 …
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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.

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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 …
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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.

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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.

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How To Make Leather

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

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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.

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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.

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Automation assistance Podcast: How Do You Pack for Space?

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