When I was younger, I didn’t appreciate anything in life. I’m not talking about taking for granted having a roof over my head and food in the fridge (although, I don’t think I really understood how much of a blessing all that was until my early twenties). 1,070 more words
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Welcome to Technology Tuesday! Every week The Job Shop Blog will bring you our 5 top science and technology stories from around the web. This week drones that learn and think like people, meteor shower viewing, solar powered planes, a “smart onesie” for your babies, and technologically transmitted emotions take center stage. 297 more words
There’s a tiny, disk-sized patch of snow behind the museum where I work, a reminder that winter wasn’t all that long ago. I keep waiting for it to melt, but it refuses, so I ignore it and remember that its water’s going to water the grass it’s hiding. 475 more words
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The annual Lyrid meteor shower is active each year from about April 16 to 25. The peak of this shower – which tends to come in a burst and usually lasts for less than a day – will fall on the morning of April 22 or 23, with the nod going to the later date.