Can You Get By with a Chromebook in College?

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

When heading off to college, finding the right laptop for your money is a challenge—you don’t want to spend more than you have to, but not having enough laptop is arguably worse. That’s what makes Chromebooks so appealing.

Watch Skippa the rock-skipping robot get optimized

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

Skipping stones takes a little practice and finesse, so Mark Rober enlisted his extended family to help build the perfect rock-skipping robot. Their creation, named Skippa, ended up helping humans learn, too. (more…)

What is an Operating System?

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

An operating system is the primary software that manages all the hardware and other software on a computer. The operating system, also known as an “OS,” interfaces with the computer’s hardware and provides services that applications can use.

The trailer for Netflix’s miniseries Maniac looks promising

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

Maniac, a 10-part miniseries on Netflix, debuts September 21. It stars Emma Stone, Owen Milgrim, Justin Theroux, and Sally Field. It’s Cary Fukunaga, who also directed the ultra-creepy first season of True Detective. From Netflix: “Set in a world somewhat like our world, in a time quite similar to our time, Maniac tells the stories of Annie Landsberg (played by Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill), two strangers drawn to the late stages of a mysterious pharmaceutical trial, each […]

Sheriff’s Deputy Ashley Gruno put an 80 year old woman in jail for expired medical marijuana card

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

A kindly sheriff’s deputy in Clare County, Michigan kept her community safe by locking up an 80-year-old woman who had a small amount of marijuana and an expired medical cannabis note. The senior uses weed to relieve her arthritis, diverticulitis, muscle, and bone pain. From Marijuana Moment: Saltzman had been a medical cannabis patient for about four years when Clare County Sheriff’s Deputy Ashley Gruno visited Saltzman’s home at around 9 p.m. on June 13. According to court records, Deputy […]