Archive for April, 2016



#WorldPenguinDay

April 25 is World Penguin Day while January 20th is Penguin Awareness Day. When you are that cute, you deserve to have two whole days to celebrate! World Penguin Day originated to celebrate the time when penguins would start their migration back towards the ocean after spending the harsh winter months inland in Antarctica. How […]

Don’t Miss April’s “Pink Moon”!

Image Source: Pixabay.com  Take a look into the sky on Thursday night into Friday morning, April 20th-21st, 2016, in order to see the “Pink Moon”!  Sadly this week’s full moon won’t actually have a pinkish tint to it. That is just the name that early Native American’s gave the April full moon when pink moss […]

Word Slam Poetry and STEAM

On Friday, April 29th there will be a Asheville Word Slam taking place at the Dr. Wesley Grant Southside Center from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. High Touch High Tech is sponsoring this community event in support of STEAM education and community involvement. STEAM education is and acronym for the studies of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and […]

1,500 Year Old Adida’s Sneakers on this Mummy in Mongolia?!

Recently in the news a mummy was found in Mongolia with some sneakers that look a lot like the popular brand of sneakers, Adidas! Take a look here: http://www.sciencealert.com/people-are-saying-these-1-500-year-old-adidas-sneakers-are-proof-of-time-travel What do you think? This Mongolian mummy was unearthed by archaeologists in the Altai Mountains of Siberia. She was incredibly well preserved and she was also surrounded by […]

What Do Astronauts Eat In Space?

This info graphic below shows a great timeline of the types of food that astronauts have been able to consume while out in Space! Thank you to Labeley.com for allowing us to post this on our blog!  http://labeley.com/article/space-food-infographic/ labeley.com

Strangely in Sync

                  Image Source: https://pixabay.com/en/old-clock-time-clock-shield-tips-436495/   The pendulum clock was invented in 1665 by Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens. From its invention in 1656 until the 1930s, the pendulum clock was the world’s most precise timekeeper. The clock uses a swinging weight that swings back and forth in a precise time interval.  […]

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas – Youth Staff Training on

Recently, Daniel Shaw, CEO of High Touch High Tech was aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas to do some hands-on training with the Adventure Ocean® Youth Staff. With Royal Caribbean’s Adventure Ocean® youth programs, not only will your children’s time on board be fun, it will be educational too! Aquanauts (ages 3-5 years) will have […]