Plot Twist -------------- Did you know the origin of the term "Robot" is actually the Czech term for "forced labor"? How about that the use of "X" as the universal symbol of the unknown comes from the Spanish's troubles pronouncing arabic? Who knew Darth Vader was actually Luke Skywalker's father?
Some things aren't as they seem. Seeing beyond these plot twists to understand the deeper truths behind everyday ideas has compelled our speakers. Exploring such twists in history, and in their own experiences, has enriched their lives and lead them to amazing research, projects, and successes. These are their stories.