Posts Tagged ‘at home experiments’



The Hidden Life of Mushrooms

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Mushroom Day April 14th! In a soup, they’re a pleasure.  On pizza, a game-changer.  Grilled on a bun, they are a vegetarian’s best friend.  Mushrooms are one of mother earth’s tastiest foods, but did you know they could also… SAVE THE WORLD?  Researchers like Paul Stamets are teaching […]

Zoo Lover’s Day!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Zoo Lover’s Day April 8th The Kitchens of Zoos – otherwise known as Commissaries – are some of the busiest kitchens in the world and serve a VERY demanding clientele! Ever had to cook a dinner for a large number of guests? And if some are vegetarian?  Maybe […]

Live Long & Prosper

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating, Live Long and Prosper Day March 26th If you were ever a fan of Start Trek, the phrase, “Live Long and Prosper” is a familiar one. Often spoken by Starship Enterprise’s resident Vulcan and scientist, driven strictly by logic, Mr. Spock. As we celebrate this special day and […]

A Humble Ear of Corn

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Popcorn Lover’s Day March 11, 2021 A humble ear of corn (a.k.a. Maize) might not seem like much.  Maize is so ubiquitous in the modern world, not just in that tasty, crunchy popcorn bucket you get with extra butter at the movies, but in corn-based snacks and cereals, […]

Long Live the Peach

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Peach Blossom Day March 3, 2021 Imagine a hot summer’s day, sitting in the shade at a picnic with your favorite people.  You open your picnic basket to find a gloriously ripe, perfect-in-every-way peach.  You take a bite and savor that unique combination of texture, flavor, and juiciness […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]