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Bitsbox Makes Coding Cool For Kids

There’s plenty of professions that have been deemed “cool” for kids throughout the decade. Those are normally the jobs that many of us have been drawn to since we were children. At some point in time plenty of us thought of what it would be like if we grew up to be somebody of great wealth or power. It’s the kind of...

Great Horned Owl Swims to Escape Falcons

Okay, this isn’t really geek-related … unless you pretend that this is the familiar of one of Harry Potter’s friends, which of course he is. I just had to post it. Oh, wait! This totally qualifies as science, because I’ve just learned that owls can swim! Science! Yes, a great horned owl actually swam to escape some...

NASA Launching Orion, The Ship That Will Take Humans to Mars — Live Feed From the Press Conference

On Thursday, December 4, NASA is launching an unmanned space craft that will eventually take humans to Mars. Orion will reach 3, 6000 miles from Earth, which is the farthest a ship that can accommodate humans has gone since Apollo 17 in 1972. This is the first step in a manned mission to Mars. “My hope is that when we fly the capsule on...