Olivia O'Mahony

Born in New York and raised in Dublin, Olivia O'Mahony holds a degree in English literature from Maynooth University, Ireland. She enjoys fairytale butchery and is a bona fide gargoyle enthusiast.

Even in the World of Coding, Mother Knows Best

Erica Peterson is many things, among which are a graduate in animal science and nutrition, a mother of two, and an entrepreneur. For her work as founder and CEO of Moms Can Code, a membership-based community...

Cat Care is Done Right with Moggie

What goes on behind closed doors is always a concept that evokes curiosity, and never more so than when behind the doors in question is a beloved - if mischievous - pet. Often, our minds guide...

Caia the Sunshine Robot Will Light Up Your Life

Caia Caecilia is said to have been the commonly-used Roman name for Tanaquil, a woman endowed with prophetic powers and closely related to the worship of the god of the hearth and home. The Romans looked...

Peapods: Meaningful Interaction in the Digital Age

Since the beginning of time, human beings have dreamed up creation after creation geared towards one specific thing: a heightened capacity for communication. Smoke signals, as one of the oldest forms of long-distance interaction, were used...

Custom Star Maps Let Your Favorite Memories Shine

There are a thousand minute details that we unconsciously store in our memories during the moments we realize will change our lives forever. For some, these might include the song playing on the night their future...

This App Lets You Take Your Nudes and Keep Them, Too

It's been almost four years now since the infamous hacking of Jennifer Lawrence's private cloud-based photo reel, which, as many will remember, resulted in a crude plastering of naked photos of the Hunger Games actress right...

Business is Blooming at UrbanStems Bouquet Delivery

The gift of a bouquet of flowers is among the most ancient gestures of forethought and affection, with a long history of flower arrangement in all corners of the world leading up to it. The oldest...

An Alert a Day Keeps the Risky Leftovers Away

Sometimes, the most ingenious of fixes can come disguised as basic solutions to tiny, near-insignificant issues. Unpacking the sheer brilliance of daFridge, for example, is a process I never would have considered to be so involving...

The Amicable App Holds the Key to Successful, Empathetic Divorce

The processes of divorce and separation are ones which no-one ever hopes to undergo. In fact, when tying the knot, many of us firmly believe such an outcome for our relationship to be flat-out unthinkable. Life...

It's Time to "Plant the Planet" with JOACHIM's Eco-Loving Clocks

It seems like a lifetime ago that, standing in the near-darkness of the kitchen of my family home, I last squinted my eyes to check the time as told by the clock that hung over the...

This AI Creates Your Brand's Aesthetic for You

Establishing a business is the ultimate juggling game. Between planning out finances, selecting a business structure, acquiring licenses and permits, and choosing and registering a company name, there are balls aplenty in the air - sometimes...

Use ATE to Develop Healthy Eating Habits - Without Counting Calories

As we draw closer to January 2018 and the droves of resolutions guaranteed to sweep in with it, it's an interesting thing to reflect on the practise of making New Year's pacts to ourselves as a...

Attend Therapy Sessions from the Comfort of Home with KindMind

Anyone who has ever struggled with disruptions to their mental health is very likely familiar with the feeling of being unable to bring themselves to step out of the house. The reasons for this are complex...

Saving the Elephants Starts with Your Pants

Between the year 2010 and 2012, 100,000 elephants of both African and Asian origin were poached so that their much-coveted ivory tusks could be removed and reshaped into piano keys, billiards balls, household decoration, and...

Ecomo Brings the Transparency Back to Your Drinking Water

When I left my hometown of Dublin, Ireland for the foreign whir of New York City in summer 2016, there was no way I could have anticipated just how many things I'd suddenly realize my own...

Shopping with Apollo Box: What You See is What You Get

A critically important figure in countless stories from Greek and Roman mythology, the god Apollo has been depicted as the heavenly representative of music, honesty, fortune-telling, medicine, the sun, poetry, and more. It’s hard not...

Craft Lets You Step Behind the Scenes of Visual Storytelling

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the smartest thing I could logistically do to convey the genius of Craft, an animation and game production learning tool, would be to post an image of...

"Great Job!": Ko-fi, a Virtual Tip Jar

At first glance, a service entitled "Ko-fi" might register as something created to make our consumption of caffeinated goodness quicker, cheaper, and more efficient - to steal phrase that's swiftly working its way into...

St. Panda is Always There to Care

It's been a little over a month now since I downloaded the St. Panda chatbot to my phone. While initially my approach was optimized for efficiency - I'm a busy lady with too many balls in...

A Little Birdy Told Me How to Find the Perfect Perfume

Like a lot of people, I'm a fan of smelling nice. It's one of the simpler pleasures in life, and, just like with choosing my clothes and hairstyle to reflect what I consider to be the...

Izzy, an Irish Wheelchair Art Initiative, is on a Roll

Based in Dublin, Ireland, Izzy Wheels is an enterprise with creativity and fun at its very core. The idea was inspired by the day-to-day life of Izzy Keane, a young woman who was born with Spina...

Get Quip, and Stop Brushing Off Your Oral Health

It's always seemed like there's something markedly unglamorous about the act of brushing one's teeth, and as at odds with the glamor of a pearly white smile though this may be, it's never been a stretch...

Luggage to Get Carried "Away" With

The word “smart” is one which has pervaded the language of the 21st century in a way that, as little as two short decades ago, might have been seen as somewhat counter-intuitive. Smartphones, smart TVs, smart...

Recover the Intimacy of Handwritten Notes with Bond

I went to a theater festival last week. It was, to say the least, non-standard; one of those deliberately last minute affairs that exist mostly for the hell of themselves, in which every ten-minute piece to...