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Neato! Historical Images in Google Search

January 13, 2009

Google is hosting the LIFE magazine photo archives and making the images return in the search results.  Browse them here. The collection includes 10 million professional photos. Life Magazine was most famous for the contribution it made to photojournalism.This would be a great resource for photos for school projects! Advertisements

Basic Tech Tips – You Might Not Know!

December 3, 2008

They say to try to learn something new everyday.  If you want to learn ten new things read this article from the nytimes.com.  It is a post in a tech blog by David Pogue about basic computer tricks that make life easier.   There are always three ways to do something on the computer. These […]

Little Brother

November 1, 2008

1984 was a book I read in high school about a government that is constantly at war and always watching you. Does that sound familiar? The amazing part is the George Orwell wrote the book in 1948 before many of the things he described were technically possible. Now they are. Cory Doctorow has written a […]

Faster Browsing

September 22, 2008

Try out the new internet browser from Google – Chrome. It really is faster than Internet Explorer or Firefox.

Phuzzle

August 20, 2008

This photo of Iran’s rocket launch made news last month because it seems to be digitally altered. The Charlotte Observer has created a game to sharpen your skills at recognizing subtle differences between two photos. The game is called Phuzzle! and they have a new photo each week.

Take the Two-Mile Challenge!

July 28, 2008

Do you walk or ride your bike to the library? If you do take a look at this map to see all the other parks, shops, and stores that you could ride to on your bike. Two Mile Map You can even add destinations and reviews of your favorite places on 2milechallenge.com The library’s address […]