KAWC http://kawc.org en Weekly Innovation: An Inflatable Car Seat That Comes In A Backpack http://kawc.org/post/weekly-innovation-inflatable-car-seat-comes-backpack Forget wearables, let's talk about inflatables.<p>Volvo's new child safety seat concept is a fully inflatable device designed to make what's normally a clunky and heavy seat both lighter and more portable.<p>So compact is this prototype that it goes from a stylish-looking backpack into a rear-facing car seat in less than a minute. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:53:00 +0000 Elise Hu 34523 at http://kawc.org Weekly Innovation: An Inflatable Car Seat That Comes In A Backpack Music That Burns, Literally http://kawc.org/post/music-burns-literally <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2awbKQ2DLRE</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:33:00 +0000 Robert Krulwich 34522 at http://kawc.org Music That Burns, Literally Obama Assures Japan Of U.S. Security Commitment http://kawc.org/post/obama-assures-japan-us-security-commitment President Obama, at the start of a four-stop trip to Asia, sought to reassure Japan that the U.S. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:25:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34521 at http://kawc.org Obama Assures Japan Of U.S. Security Commitment Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia ... With No Yeast http://kawc.org/post/bake-bread-pioneer-appalachia-no-yeast Growing up in West Virginia in the 1960s and '70s, Susan Brown would have a slice of salt rising bread, toasted, for Saturday morning breakfast. Her grandmother baked the bread with the mysterious and misleading name.<p>There's little or no salt in the recipe. No yeast, either. The bread rises because of bacteria in the potatoes or cornmeal and the flour that goes into the starter.<p>The taste is as distinctive as the recipe. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:00 +0000 Glynis Board 34524 at http://kawc.org Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia ... With No Yeast A Path Out Of Prison For Low-Level, Nonviolent Drug Offenders http://kawc.org/post/path-out-prison-low-level-nonviolent-drug-offenders Thousands of nonviolent drug offenders serving time in federal prison could be eligible to apply for early release under new clemency guidelines announced Wednesday by the Justice Department.<p>Details of the initiative, which would give President Obama more options under which he could grant clemency to drug offenders serving long prison sentences, were announced by Deputy Attorney General James Cole.<p>Cole listed six factors the Justice Department will use to "prioritize clemency applications" as part of the administration's effort to address long mandatory minimum sentences meted out after Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:18:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 34519 at http://kawc.org A Path Out Of Prison For Low-Level, Nonviolent Drug Offenders