This week’s stories

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1) The Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights, is putting on an awesome show right now in the northern reaches of Earth. It is connected to the solar flares, so I have linked to both below:

Aurora images: Washington Post

Solar Flares: Washington Post  This one has a video!

Here’s more on both stories from NBC News Science page.

2) This one’s silly: Photobombing cats

3) All electric car race…crashes just aren’t as bad! Mashable

4) The Navy’s new exoskeleton is amazing!

5) Check out the new iPhone 6 and iWatch.

Week of January 13th

 

Here’s the latest…

1) We are expecting lots of hot weather this week. Where is our rainy winter weather?

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2) 300,000 people cannot drink, bathe, or brush their teeth after the leak of a toxic chemical into their drinking supply.

Grand Canyon at the Tapeats Creek & Colorado River confluence looking east
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3) Target hack affects 70 million people!

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4) Football: Next Sunday–San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. Any predictions?

Arsenal vs Sparta Praha
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Happy New Year!

2014!

Have a safe and fun New Year’s celebration!

You can enjoy the Rose Parade, or the Rose Bowl.

Take a look at the Google Doodle!

You can make some resolutions for 2014! I hope you resolve in technology to try new things and explore! Mess around and figure things out…

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.
Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something.”

-Neil Gaiman

Happy New Year!

Happy 4th From the Quad Cities! (Explored)
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I hope you enjoy every minute and relax! However, don’t forget to help out your parents, it’s sometimes a stressful time of year for them and they’ll need a helpful hand. Here are some links to stories happening this week. I’ll add more as the week goes on.

December 16

Snow in Egypt and Israel! That’s not normal! Here’s a link to some of the images: The Guardian

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Google Glass – Click to read a review

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In the news…

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77 Tornadoes hit the Midwest on Sunday the 17th. This is an unusual time of year for tornadoes to occur.

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Sony is having problems with it’s new Playstation 4.

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A slideshow of the Phillipines after Typhoon Haiyan–one of the most powerful storms ever recorded on Earth.

 

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