Month: October 2022

metric system

Is America going metric?

Is America going metric? The history of the metric system and why America has been reluctant to adopt it.

odd history facts

Odd History Facts

Humans are weird. This has always been a fact but, for the last few thousand years, it has been well documented. So let’s dive into some of the odd history of mankind.

star stuff

We are star stuff

Carl Sagan famously said this many times, “We are star stuff”. But what does that actually mean?

meteor shower

Meteor Showers

Nothing is more fun than sitting under a clear night sky watching meteor showers. There is a meteor shower going on nearly all the time.

Netflix

What to watch

Upcoming series coming to Netflix that I’m excited about.

Grounded game

Grounded

If “Honey I Shrunk The Kids” was a video game…

Blue Sky

Why is the sky blue?

Why is the sky blue? The short answer is that when light from the sun hits our atmosphere, the light is scattered. Blue light has the shortest wavelength so it bounces around the atmosphere. This phenomenon is known as Rayleigh scattering. The long answer Light from the sun is white as it hits the Earth. …

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Lake Atalanta

Lake Atalanta

Tucked away less than a mile from downtown Rogers, AR. Lake Atalanta is a small lake with a lot to offer. At only 30 acres, it’s a small lake but the fishing as well as trails make up for it’s size. The lake is stocked with channel catfish and rainbow trout every year. The bass …

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exoplanets

Exoplanets

Exoplanets are any planet not orbiting our sun. They are typically found orbiting other stars but many exoplanets are simply drifting through space without a star.

wordpress

Websites

Have you ever wanted your own website but thought it was too complicated? I mean running websites are expensive, right? Well, it’s actually very affordable, and you can run an entire website without knowing a bit of code. Not to mention it is so much fun! You can have a website up and running in …

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Raft game

Raft

Raft is an open “ocean” survival game by Red Beet Interactive. You start off on a tiny raft floating in the middle of the ocean. Armed with only a hook you will have to scavenge trash floating in the water to survive and build your raft large enough to sustain yourself. You will find islands …

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