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I have been a huge fan of the Teaching Company's Great Courses for about 15 years  now.  The first course I purchased was The History of Ancient Egypt by Bob Brier and I've since purchased dozens of courses across ...

The Great Courses

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According to his website, "Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the ...

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In a list of recommended science websites, would have to be near the top of my list.  It is serious science news and articles written for an educated audience so you will definately have to translate it ...

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If you are someone who loves space, our solar system, and/or modern technology, this website is for you.  If you've ever wondered whether or not you can see the international space station with the naked eye, the ...

Recent Blog Posts

Who is in charge here? - September 9, 2014

I was recently asked a question by my 2 1/2 year old that gave me pause.  “Daddy, who is in charge, me or (Big Brother)?”  If he had stopped at “Daddy, who is in charge,” I would have given little thought to the obvious answer that mommy and I are in charge.  What threw me […]

Putt Putt Boat craft project - March 28, 2014

Recently my two young boys (2 and 4) were watching a movie called Ponyo.  I’d never seen it and was actually half dozing on the couch with them when a toy boat in the movie caught my attention.  I Googled “Ponyo boat” and discovered that it is a type of child’s toy steam engine called […]

Be The Match – Bone Marrow Donors - September 27, 2013

I read an article today in Utah’s Deseret News by Lois M. Collins entitled, “Young adults learn it’s not so hard to save a life.”  I must admit that this article dispelled many misconceptions I had about bone marrow transplants and becoming a bone marrow donor.  I was encouraged to research the topic even further […]