Posts by Madyson DeJausserand

Madyson DeJausserand

Madyson DeJausserand is a Video Editor at My Modern Met Academy and a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. She is also an award-winning filmmaker who graduated from Oakland University with a BA in Cinema Studies with a specialization in Filmmaking. Her passions for filmmaking and art bleed into her everyday life and she devotes her time to developing her voice as a filmmaker, writer, artist, and editor.

March 26, 2023

Dandelion-Like “Fairy” Robots Can Help Fill the Gap of Declining Pollinator Populations

The declining populations of pollinators across the globe are of great concern. As the backbone of fertilization and an important foundation of the ecosystem, scientists have come up with incredible solutions to preserve their lives. In Europe, bus stops have become pollinator pit stops. In Japan, tiny water shrines serve as bee respites. But what if pollinator populations are declining too much? A team of scientists from Tampere University in Finland has a possible solution.

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February 21, 2023

Dad Takes Toddler Son for a Mani-Pedi After Teacher Says Nail Polish Is “Only for Girls”

Teachers are often undervalued and deserve a lot more credit for helping to uplift children. Many people know firsthand how impactful a teacher's encouragement can be. Unfortunately, it goes the other way as well. There are some cases when a teacher's careless words can hurt and debilitate a child. One loving father took it upon himself to undo the hurtful words of his son's teacher.

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February 16, 2023

Curious Bear Takes 400 “Selfies” Using Wildlife Trail Camera

Bears roaming across natural grounds is nothing new, and neither is the presence of motion-capture cameras; but, the combination of these two things recently took the internet by storm. The City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks organization (OSMP) uses nine motion-detective cameras across its 46,000-acre land system. Placed in high-traffic areas such as road underpasses and fence-lines, these cameras normally capture enigmatic fauna.

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