Five Science Experiments to do in Your Kitchen (With Videos!)

You have young children, and you’d like to get them interested in science and the natural world.  You also, of course, want to build fun family memories.  However, chemistry sets are way less interesting than you remember from your childhood, and you’re at a loss.  You’d like some simple projects you can do to demonstrate […]

The Life of Sir Patrick Moore

On the 9th December 2012, famous astronomer Sir Patrick Moore passed away at age 89. This was a man who was close to the heart of many an amateur astronomer, thanks to the fact that he presented the BBC’s influential programme The Sky at Night for over 50 years, but he was also a man […]

Infographic: Teaching With the Library of Congress

Our friends at Best Colleges Online just published this fantastic infographic: Teaching With the Library of Congress, that I also publish here with permission [click image to enlarge].

Academic Conferences: What They Are and Why They Are Important

As you work toward earning your master’s degree or doctorate, you may begin to hear more about academic conferences — or even be asked to attend one. Most academic disciplines, such as industrial organizational psychology, have dedicated organizations that serve as a central source for new research and information, networking and professional development. The associations […]

Helpful Kitchen Tips: How to Keep Your Refrigerator Clean and Fresh

Your refrigerator can be a bountiful source of fresh fruits and vegetables to fuel your healthy lifestyle — or it can be the place where produce goes to die, turning into unidentifiable toxic sludge in your bottom bins. Your once succulent peaches can turn your refrigerator into a smelly, disgusting hazard zone that has you […]