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Science stars shine at White House Maker Faire

Image: Barack Obama, Lindsay Lawlor
President Barack Obama meets with Lindsay Lawlor, of San Diego and his creation, a 17-foot-tall, 2,200-lb robotic giraffe that "walks" on wheels and is powered by a 12-horsepower hybrid fuel-engine motor, during his tour on the South Lawn of the White House to meet with students, entrepreneurs and inventors, during the first ever White House "Maker Faire," on Wednesday.Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP