You already know how to save images off the Internet, now learn and even quicker way by dragging and dropping! Continue reading
Cats are amazing animals! But if you own one, you might be curious about their behavior, health, grooming, or even how to best travel with your kitty companion.
Navigation is easy; just use the side menu or the navigation tabs at the top of the page. If you already know what you’re… Continue reading
Frogs are fantastic! This is an awesome site that is devoted to showing you all the cool stuff about frogs. You’ll find navigation fairly simple, the sections are all laid out for you on the main page, and there is also a side menu with even more options! It was hard to pick… Continue reading
I want Internet Explorer to automatically open to a particular site, when I log on. Can you help?
The page that opens when you fire up your browser, is your home page. In addition to setting up a home page for Internet Explorer (IE), we’ll also set one up in Firefox and Chrome.
It’s easiest to begin by first going to the page you’d like to keep as… Continue reading
Unit conversion has always been a subject that has escaped me. For example, how many table spoons are in a cup? How many kilometers in a mile? How many square feet are in an acre? And since it’s a hassle to go digging out my dusty old math book every time I need to convert something for a recipe – or my own curiosity – I figured… Continue reading
I’m not much of an egg fan, but I’m trying to find new ways to try eating them. I love hard boiled eggs, deviled eggs, and the occasional quiche, but there has to be a way for me to broaden my enjoyment of eggs. So I went hunting for recipes and found this site.
Not only will you find incredible recipes on… Continue reading
One of my all-time favorite animals, and quite possibly the cutest animal on earth, is the red panda. This highlights the need for red panda conservation efforts.
I suggest you start your journey by mousing over Red Panda, and then clicking About the Red Panda. It is in the About the… Continue reading
I received an email from one of our readers about URL Void, a website she’d discovered that checks website safety, and I thought it was worth passing along to you.
My mom loves Sudoku! I was searching the net to find her more places where she could play. I really liked this site’s version, so I thought I’d share it with all of you too!
It comes in four different languages, with four different difficulty levels, and they’ve even included variations (I love the JigSawDoku!).… Continue reading
Winter brings with it snow days, holiday breaks, and at times bored children. I think that this site can alleviate their boredom on any of those occasions.
I will warn you that on older or slower systems, these games may take some time to load. You will also need to have the latest version of… Continue reading
Welcome to Read.gov – a site dedicated to encouraging reading by people of all ages. On the left hand side of the page, you’ll find links that break up the site by age level: Kids, Teens, Adults, and then Educators & Parents. That is a great way to get started browsing. Beneath those categories you’ll find even more categories under resources.… Continue reading
This is an amazing blog, that really sheds light on what kids are eating at school. Mrs. Q, the author of the blog, spent a year eating what the kids at school were being served and documented every grueling meal that was served. Her goal was to shed awareness on the food choices… Continue reading
This week in the News…
December 29, 2010.
3-feet high eggs could be South Korea’s wave of the future.
Well, not eggs, exactly. Twenty-nine egg-shaped bots (named Engkey) have started teaching English to South Korean children as part of a pilot program aimed at supporting the blossoming robot industry.
The 3.3ft high bots… Continue reading
Welcome to the Cat Fanciers’ Association page, where you can learn all about different breeds of cats. Last April, we were thinking about getting a purebred cat and did some research because a friend of ours raises Abyssinians, and as I was cleaning out my bookmarks
Did you know that the Library of Congress had a Performing Arts Encyclopedia? I didn’t! But I discovered it when I was looking to find out more about Katherine Dunham, so I thought I’d share the collection devoted to her with you.
Katherine Dunham was an incredible dancer… Continue reading
Whether it’s Google making it so results are displayed as we type them in, or some other web-innovation, we all know that the way information is displayed on the web is constantly changing.
That’s what makes Google Realtime so cool.
Google Realtime is basically an automatically updating newsfeed that displays the latest results on a given topic. It gathers its results from various social media websites (like… Continue reading
Here at this site you can check out the top twenty engineering achievements of the 20th Century! It is amazing how many of these achievements define our everyday lives today.
For example on the top of the list is Electrification. Can you imagine a life without electricity? I sure couldn’t!… Continue reading
Apparently I missed this awesome show on PBS, where a family volunteers to live in a house as though they were living in the year 1900.
There are several interesting ways to navigate the site. You can use the house icon, and click the different rooms, you can click on the picture of the family, or you can… Continue reading