Then & Now: Flint’s Water Situation January 12, 2017

Flint Water Crisis WHAT HAPPENED: A year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan discovered that they were using and drinking water that had been contamina

Let’s Celebrate! The iPhone Turns 10 Years Old January 12, 2017

Once upon a time, not so long ago, people did not have smartphones like we see today. Gasp! This is true. In fact, the image below was one of the cool

Dinner Table Conversation: How Can You Use Technology to Make Things Easier? December 9, 2016

Can you walk into a store, grab an item, and simply walk out? No, because that’s stealing, right? But what if that’s how grocery stores worked? Am

Fake News! Read All About It? December 4, 2016

Picture this: you’re walking by the school bulletin board and pause to read all of the things pinned to it, especially the article about space! Now

From Space Age to Garbage Age? December 3, 2016

Sputnik was a tiny satellite launched by the Soviet Union (now Russia) in 1957. It was tasked to do two simple things: 1) send beeping signals from ou

Can You Vote from Outer Space? November 16, 2016

Yes, and astronaut Shane Kimbrough did just that 259 miles above Earth. Out of this world, right? (Pun very much intended.) Millions of people mailed

Nobel Prize: A Prize for Changing the World October 11, 2016

What do molecules, math, self-destroying cells, an agreement, contracts, and songs have in common? Yes, they’re all cool, but these things are also

Is It Possible…to Live on Mars? October 11, 2016

Yes, and people are making it happen! In September 2016, Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla (an electric car company) and SpaceX (a company that manufact

Is It Possible…for Taxis to Drive Themselves? October 11, 2016

The short answer is: yes — and it’s coming sooner than you might think! Last month, the lucky people of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania got the chance to