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View Resource Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency

Founded by award-winning author Dave Eggers, McSweeney's Publishing has been putting out offbeat books, magazines, and websites since 1998. Since October 2014 it has also been a nonprofit. Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency is the group's daily-updated humor and literature site. The homepage divides posts into five categories: Today's Feature, Recently, Also New, Popular, and Columns. Each...

View Resource Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald

Quirks & Quarks, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's bi-weekly mashup of the world's cutting edge science, has been around for almost 40 years. Nearly 800,000 Canadians tune in to listen to the show's reports on self driving cars, artificial intelligence, space comets, snake fossils, and myriad other topics. For those of us who don't live in Canada, the Quirks & Quarks website is packed with...

View Resource TED Talks: How to go to space, without having to go to space

Angelo Vermeulen is a space researcher, a biologist, and an artist. He was also crew commander of a NASA-funded Mars simulation, in which six crew members spent four months locked away together in a dome in the crater of the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii. The crew was conducting a food study, but the experiment gave Vermeulen other ideas. He started encouraging artists from around the world to...

View Resource Claudio Beagarie Photographs of California Farm Workers

When the United Farm Workers began striking for higher wages and better living conditions in the early 1960s, the inequities that Chicano and Latino workers faced were grim. They worked for subsistence wages, with no health care and no job security. Over a period of a decade, Cezar Chavez and other labor leaders garnered national support for the plight of working families in California, Texas,...

View Resource eGFI Dream Up the Future

Previously covered by the Scout Report in 2003, the eGFI (Engineering, Go For It!) website has been entirely revamped and provides visually stimulating resources for teachers and students of STEM subjects, as well as the general public. The home page presents a swell of colorful postcards, each emblazoned with a STEM subject, such as Mining, Agriculture, and Aerospace. Readers may select...


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