Category Archives: Science


Obama Hopes Mapping Project Reveals Brain’s Mysteries


Published April 8, 2013 President Obama rolled out an ambitious new scientific research initiative to study the brain last week that he hopes will bring…read more


Sinkhole Science is Actually Quite Simple


The drama of sinkholes, in which the earth can suddenly collapse and swallow up houses, has captured the popular imagination recently, but the science is…read more

President Obama sits with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey during the White House Twitter Townhall in 2011, where he replied to policy questions via the social media site.

Twitter Turns Seven


Published March 25, 2013 Happy 7th birthday, Twitter! When Jack Dorsey and his team launched their social networking site in 2006, they decided to name…read more

Tech giants like Mark Zuckerberg, who created Facebook, urge young people to young people to learn code so they can take advantage of the good job opportunities that tech provides.

Techies Urge Kids to Learn Code


Published March 18, 2013 Schools across America teach all sorts of languages: French, Latin, Spanish, even Chinese. However, there’s one language that 9 out of…read more


2012 Officially Warmest Year on Record


If you felt like you had to turn the air conditioner up extra high this past year, you weren’t just imagining things. According to a…read more

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