7 of the best games and toys invented by women

From STEM kits to fashion dolls, these creations all came from the minds of female inventors and designers.

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  • You love the games and toys they made, but do you know their names?
  • The women behind these products are engineers, CEOs, and accomplished designers.
  • Learn about the creators while adding their toys to your holiday shopping list.
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These 5 electrical engineering courses will teach you the basics—or maybe launch your new career

If you've ever had an affinity for machines or just wanted to know how to fix faulty household gadgets on your own, then learning the basics of electrical engineering might be up your alley.

  • The Ultimate Electrical Engineering Master Class Bundle offers a complete introduction to creating and servicing electronics and electrical systems.
  • Electrical engineers earn over $86,000 a year.
  • The courses teach circuit fundamentals, power design and even solar energy basics.
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10 must-have STEM toys that are backed by science

A gift guide of the hottest educational toys for your budding scientist, engineer, or mathematician.

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  • STEM toys help children build important science, technology, engineering, and math skills.
  • From fossil kits to programmable robots, there are lots of great options for kids of all ages.
  • This STEM gift guide will set you on the right path this holiday season.
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Perpetual flight: The incredible technology behind nonstop drones

Modern life hinges on satellite connectivity. President of Kraus Aerospace Fatema Hamdani explains how the science of perpetual flight is unfolding, and how to defend satellites and drones from enemy fire.

  • How far can a drone fly? Kraus Aerospace is developing nonstop drones powered by cutting edge technology, like A.I. that recognizes thermal columns so drones can soar like birds rather than actively expending thrust energy.
  • Watch drone footage in the video above to see this technology in action! These drones can also be hand-launched.
  • Fatema Hamdani, cofounder and president of Kraus Aerospace, explains the enormous cost of landing and relaunching drones and satellites, and why nonstop performance is a desirable alternative. It also has applications in national security and disaster relief: "[With this tech] we would have been able to bring up Puerto Rico from them not having connectivity for months or a whole year, to days," she says.

How childlike curiosity drives scientific discovery

Want to be a great scientist? Think like a child.

Geobiologist Hope Jahren knows that children's questions—why does this tree only grow in a certain place, for example—often hold far bigger answers than the child ever intended, because those simple questions are often gateways to understanding larger concepts. That curiosity into how the world works is the basis for all great scientific reasoning. Hope's latest book is Lab Girl.