A homemade bungee cord could save kids in hot cars

Andrew Pelham used duct tape and rubber bands to remind drivers of babies on board

By Bethany Brookshire, 17:30 PM July 8, 2014

Andrew Pelham, 12, is always inventing solutions to problems. He’s been doing it since he was five. That’s when his grandmother bought him his first set of LEGOs. Since then, the student at Meigs Magnet Middle School in Nashville, Tenn., has built inventions out of anything he could find. He’s taken up origami — the Japanese art of folding paper — to create boxes and barrels. Andrew also builds virtual worlds as he plays the computer game Minecraft. But sometimes, he’s found, all you need to ...

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