National Women Inventors Month By Sharon Schweitzer Women inventors have been saving our lives since before the 1700s. However, before then, women were not allowed to own property or apply for U.S. patents to copyright or trademark their work. Women often had to apply for patents using their husbands’ names, but that all changed [...]
International Civil Aviation Day By Sharon Schweitzer International Civil Aviation Day was established in 1994 as part of ICAO’s 50th anniversary activities. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a United Nations agency, which helps 193 countries to cooperate together and share their skies to their mutual benefit. In 1996, pursuant to an ICAO [...]
Grandmother Laptop by Max Pixel Intergeneration Month is celebrated every September as a way to appreciate perspectives of all ages. It’s a great time to converse with people from generations other than your own. Whether it be family members, colleagues or even a new acquaintance, it’s important to observe viewpoints from all [...]
From social media sound-offs and flash news updates, to texts and live streams, our screens tend to attract more of our attention than the offline world. The information age offers incredible opportunities to stay connected and up to date. What happens when our digital devices overtake our real-life interactions? It turns out that there’s a [...]
Few people might expect the small Baltic nation of Estonia to become an international leader in technological and start-up sectors, but this northern European powerhouse has led the continent in tech development over the last decade. Not only does it have one of the highest ranked business environments (ranked 12th in the world by World [...]
Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. The STEM field is consistently at the forefront of global innovation, and on November 8, we commemorate it with National STEM Day.
Cybersecurity is a serious issue that threatens personal data as well as national security. Implement these four steps to protect yourself from outsiders hacking into your phone.
Whether you’re behind the lens or the star of the shot, it’s crucial to know the modern manners for both sides of the camera.
Expand your knowledge and polish your professionalism while pursuing your degree. It all starts with the professor, so take advantage of the opportunity.
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