Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can



The Amazing story of the aluminum beverage can.  Amazing!  An interesting fact from the video was that about 15,000 aluminum cans are made each second!  Enjoy!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Google Tip: Google Instant Calculator

Google Quick Tip: Type a math problem into the search bar and Google becomes your instant calculator. Or you can type the word calculator and an instant calculator will appear in the browser window. Do you know any other tips? Happy Songkran to everyone in Thailand!

Monday, March 2, 2015

Happy Birthday Mr. Bell

Mr. Alexander Graham Bell was born in England on March 3, 1847. He is known as the inventor of the first practical telephone. He was also one of the founding members of the National Geographic Society. I've included some links for further reading on this famous inventor.
PBS
BBC

Monday, January 26, 2015

Fountain Pens Are Actually Fascinating

A short movie (2:09) by National Geographic on the art of the fountain pen. Using a keyboard each day people are turning to the pen for a more unique and personal approach to writing. Do you enjoy writing with a keyboard or a pen?