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Latest Posts by Jason Baker
February 4, 2016
If you hear unusual buzzing and whirring coming from a nearby school or garage in the next few months, open the door and you just might find yourself face to face with a robot. Teams all over the world are building robots right now for the FIRST® Robotics Competition. From the Pi-Rho Maniacs in Austin
February 1, 2016
On a bright, clear Colorado day, Crysta Bartram has just finished work for the day and is chatting with her dad, Earl. They talk about her day at work, what to have for dinner, and how her saving plan is coming along for her next trip. Crysta is 27 and filled with personality. Her light
January 25, 2016
Note: This is the first of a multi-part feature on Orbis International Here are three big numbers to think about*: 39 million – The number of people in the world who are blind. That’s more than the total population of California. 285 million – The number of people in the world who are visually impaired.
November 16, 2015
On a bright, crisp, fall day the light goes on in a first time visitor’s mind: “Oh! So…for birds, this place is like the rest areas that we have on the freeway? I get it now. They must have places like this along their way or they’ll run out of energy.” A ranger responds, “And
November 12, 2015
So you’ve never hosted a big dinner party and now you’re on the hook as the host for Friendsgiving? Don’t sweat it – we’ve got lots of ideas for you! Wow your friends and show off your culinary diversity by going a bit nontraditional with your meal. We’ve all seen enough turkey disasters to know
November 7, 2015
There’s a lot more behind the iconic symbol of the Christmas Tree than just holiday lights and ornaments. Check out these amazing facts about the heritage and business of the world’s quintessential holiday decoration. [Click the image below to view a high-resolution jpg file, or click here to download a pdf of the infographic.]