The Tour De France Explained in Animation

If you hadn't heard, there is something big going on overseas... the Tour De France! With 19 teams of riders covering of 2,000 miles of land, this massive bicycle race will finish on July 21st at dusk on the streets of Paris. I myself have been following along online, and am always inspired by the … Continue reading The Tour De France Explained in Animation

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Marginal Revolution University: Free Online Economics Courses!

I wanted to share an awesome project called Marginal Revolution University started by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok at George Mason University. Essentially, MRUniversity offers MOOCs, or massive open online courses, to the general public about a range of different economics topics. Currently there are six courses offered, including Great Economists, Economics of the Media, and … Continue reading Marginal Revolution University: Free Online Economics Courses!

How To Create A Strong Password: Video Tutorials By Google & Mozilla

As the person in charge of resetting student passwords for the school, you can guess that I often have parents and teachers coming to me asking me how their students can create strong, secure passwords. I'm working on creating a post that outlines this in more detail, probably in a printable handout, but for now, … Continue reading How To Create A Strong Password: Video Tutorials By Google & Mozilla

The Entire Known Universe in 6 Minutes and 29 Seconds

The Known Universe video below completely blew my mind! It takes viewers from the Himalayas into the atmosphere and across space to the edge of our known universe. The accuracy and visualization of each star, planet, and beautiful piece of space viewed here are possible because of the Digital Universe Atlas, the world's most complete … Continue reading The Entire Known Universe in 6 Minutes and 29 Seconds