Let Wallace & Gromit, the animated duo responsible for kooky contraptions and oddball business schemes, guide your family through A World of Cracking Ideas, an exhibition at London’s Science Museum designed to inspire a new generation of innovative minds. Kids can fuel their creative streaks by interacting with real devices that have transformed our daily lives. The exhibit runs through November 1, but youngsters can visit www.crackingideas.com all year-round to enter contests with their own inventions.
Are you a good multitasker? Can you read a poker face? Find out at Mind, a permanent exhibit at the Exploratorium. A product of four years of collaboration with world-renowned cognitive scientists, this collection of more than 40 interactive stations guarantees you’ll learn something new about your mind. If you can’t visit in person, the Web site lets you try many of the activities remotely.
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