Archive | February, 2011

Is Technology Re-wiring Kids’ Brains?

February 21, 2011

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According to the most recent edition of Time magazine, technology is re-wiring kids’ brains and that is not a good thing. With access to computers, iPods, cell phones, and more, kids today have a lot more distractions than kids in previous generations. Kids today can watch tv, surf the Internet, and text all at the […]

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Ask and you shall receive…

February 12, 2011

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In a recent comment on the “About” page, Macey B. requested I add funny and interesting videos such as the opera singing video below. Thanks, Macey, for the suggestion!

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Free Sound and Animated PowerPoint Backgrounds

February 11, 2011

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So have you ever gotten a little bored with the background designs built into Microsoft’s PowerPoint program?  Most of us creative minds have, so where can we go to spice up our presentations? There are several places on the web, including Microsoft’s website, where we can go to find new and exciting backgrounds.  One of […]

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Should a Government have the Power to Shut Down the Internet?

February 3, 2011

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With all the turmoil brewing in Egypt about whether or not their current leader, Hosni Mubarak, should continue as leader, the Egyptian government last week decided to shut down the Internet.  The shut down was not meant to punish the citizens, but rather to keep them from organizing protests.  After all, social networking sites such as […]

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