Jul 16, 2015

Keep Kids Learning This Summer with Google's Free Online Science Program

Google has partnered with NASA, National Geographic, Khan Academy and other major organizations to teach kids science over the summer. It’s called Camp Google and the first week takes kids underwater.

Virtually, that is. Kids sign on at camp.withgoogle.com to watch videos, participate in activities, and earn badges. After this week’s Ocean Week, they’ll explore space, nature, and music to do things like create space food, grow crystals, and turn a smartphone into a booming stereo.

It’s tough entertaining and educating kids when they’re home all day in the summer, so thank you Google.

Camp Google

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Jul 13, 2015

3 amazing technologies that could be part of your new smartphone

That little computer you carry around in your pocket is already your camera, navigation device, instant messaging machine, ride-hailing tool and phone. But it's very possible that, in the not-so-distant future, what we now refer to as "smartphones" w...

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Jul 10, 2015

The most amazing building in the world was started in 1883 – still not finished building it

One of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen was Spanish Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. The basilica looks like a giant drippy asymmetrical sandcastle.

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