Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire will be a family-friendly event showcasing both established and emerging local “Makers” – including some creative food makers who are part of the growing Tampa Bay Food Truck scene!
Our Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire Food Truck Rally will include:
Michelle Faedo’s On The Go, whose offerings are “an interpretation of oldschool and modern cuisine”, with Tampa devil crab their specialty!
Kona Ice Tampa Bay serving ”light and fluffy tropical shaved ice out of the “coolest” trucks and trailers that you’ve ever seen!” The highlight of the Kona Experience is the Flavorwave, their Trademarked, self-service area where guests put their favorite flavors on their Kona Ices.
Coconut Bo’s, who goal is to “feed hungry people delicious tropical faire one curbside stop at a time.”
BurgerCulture , “where burger meets sandwich”, and
Jerk Hut Jamaican Grill and Catering, with their “authentic island cuisine.”
We’re delighted to have these purveyors of fine Food Truck eats showcasing their inventive cuisine at the Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire. Tampa Bay Mini Maker Fair Food Truck Rally vendors will also be donating a portion of their proceeds from the day to the University Area Community Center Complex.
Starting January 1, a new light-bulb law went into affect nationwide, setting new efficiency standards . The 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act requires 100-watt light bulbs to use 72 percent electricity to produce the same amount of light by Jan. 1, 2012, according to the government’s Energy Star website.
David Edward Edison Sloane, a professor of English at the University of New Haven and the great-grandson of the inventor Thomas A. Edison, who is writing a book titled “Edison’s Daughter,” about his grandmother, Madeleine Edison Sloane, tells CNN he thinks his great-grandfather would approve.
“My great grandfather’s 100-watt incandescent will be replaced with new energy-efficient versions, including CFLs, LEDs, and — yes — new and improved incandescent bulbs. When better lighting is fully implemented throughout our country, we’ll be saving $13 billion a year in electricity costs and we’ll eliminate the need for 30 large power plants, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental advocacy group.
“And my great-grandfather wouldn’t have it any other way.”
Inventor’s Digest reports this week on 10 year old north Florida foodball fan, Jack Templeton, who has created Jack’s Rosters, a college football roster app.
The 99-cent app provides users with all 120 Division I college football team rosters and schedules, as well as 13,152 player profiles. Jack and his father, Tim Templeton, believe Jack’s Rosters is the fastest and most user-friendly roster app on the market.
“My app is so easy to use and has so much cool information, every college football fan should download it,” Jack told Inventor’s Digest.
His whole family is getting in on the app development act, with his little brother and sister helping produce and count laminated rosters and his mom and dad helping with social marketing. Another Young Maker on his way…
Florida inventor Fred Maxik, founder and chief technology officer of Lighting Science Group Corp of Satellite Beach, is testing a new LED bio-bulb “that could regulate the body’s circadian rhythm by helping control the production of melatonin, the body’s sleep hormone that tells us when it’s nighttime, ” according to Discovery News.
Maxik’s goal is to ”help people see what they are doing at night — reading, doing homework or watching TV let’s say — without making it hard to fall asleep when they are ready. “
Read more at Discovery News: http://bit.ly/taT30r