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Podcast: Mission to Mars

High Touch High Tech’s February Podcast, Mission to Mars, is live! Join Dinosaur Dan, Narwhal Nina, and special guest Earthquake Ethan as they talk about space exploration, the Mars rover, and the future of humankind! Recorded live from Dinosaur Dan’s very own Tesla!

Pistachios, a yummy seed!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Pistachio Day February 26, 2021! Pistachios are the seeds from the fruit of a small Persian tree, Pistachia vera. They have been cultivated for at least 3,000 years, widely in Central Asia to the Mediterranean region. Green and slightly sweet, pistachios are called nuts, but botanically are seeds. Related […]

Get a “Charge” out of National Battery Day!

It’s National Battery day! What a shock! We get a “charge” out of this day every year! Observed annually on February 18th, the day serves to appreciate the convenience batteries provide to us in our everyday lives. Before we can appreciate batteries, we better determine what a battery is. Batteries are a collection of one or […]

Sharks Never Get Toothaches!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Toothache Day February 9, 2021! Far back into some of the most ancient human remains ever found, archaeologists see a constant human universal: toothaches!  Whether broken, lost, ground down completely, or abscessed so severely they impact the bone of the jaw, humankind has suffered with tooth pain […]

Little Piece Picker-Uppers

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Chopsticks Day February 6, 2021! It is said that you can neatly divide the world population by choice of eating utensil.  About one third of the world population eats with knife and fork.  Another third of the world  eats with their hands.  The other third uses chopsticks […]

Setting the World A-BUZZ, It’s National Kazoo Day!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Kazoo Day January 28, 2021! Our story begins in Macon, Georgia in the 1840’s. A gentleman named Alabama Vest and his buddy Thaddeus von Clegg invented the kazoo! They were trying to re-imagine an old African instrument called a horn mirliton or onion flute.  Mirliton, is a […]

Cheese Please!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Cheese Lovers Day January 20, 2021! It seems people just love cheese. In fact, we love everything about it! Many books have even been written about cheese directly, or its impact on our human culture and society. Many people may even be familiar with Spencer Johnson’s book […]

Dragons: Science or Science Fiction?

Join HTHT in celebrating Appreciate a Dragon Day January 16th! Since it is Appreciate a Dragon Day on January 16th, we started wondering, just where does the idea of Dragons come from, anyway?  Why does this mythical beast appear in ancient myths and legends all over the world, from The British Isles all the way […]

The Southern Hemisphere: What’s going on down there?

Is the earth round? I think we can all agree that it is. What we are going to tell you next, spoiler alert, will remind you of your high school geometry class. A great circle is the largest possible circle that can be drawn around a sphere. All spheres have great circles. If you cut a sphere at […]

Should old acquaintance be forgot?

It is almost New Year’s eve! Although most people are happy to be saying goodbye to the year 2020, it has certainly been a year to remember! Of course, when we talk about New Year’s eve, the words of Auld Lang Syne will surely come up! Why is that? What’s the song about? This song’s […]