Posts Tagged ‘current events’



An Interview with Our Founder and CEO: Dinosaur Dan Shaw

  An Interview with Our Founder and CEO: Dinosaur Dan Shaw   We spoke with Dan Shaw to get the scoop on High Touch High Tech’s 25th anniversary.  Dan Shaw lead the industry in STEM education enrichment programming. Dan Shaw has been CEO at High Touch High Tech since the company’s foundation in 1992 and […]

Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank You for All YOU Do!

As we celebrate teachers this week, there are so many things to be thankful for, but we should start at the top with a recognition that we appreciate everything that teachers do. Walking into a classroom every day, motivating, inspiring, and yes, teaching children is certainly an endeavor worth celebrating! For our part, we’d like […]

Science Goes for Gold with New NBC Series: The Science of the Olympics!

Tomorrow the quest for Olympic Gold begins as the best athletes in the world gather in London to battle it out for their chance of athletic glory. If all goes well, the organization and technology that runs the event will be seamlessly invisible, allowing fans both at the event and at home to follow every step, […]

Celebrate The Summer Solstice!

Summer solstice, the day with the longest amount of sunlight this year is today – Wednesday, June 20. Summer solstice is significant for scientists and religions alike, it’s a day tied to solar phenomena and community celebrations. Carolyn Sumners, vice president of astronomy and the physical sciences at the Houston Museum of Natural Science provides […]

Are Pit Bulls Inherently Dangerous? Science Says No…

  The Maryland Court of Appeals recently deemed pit bulls and pit bull mixes “inherently dangerous,” but many animal experts and dog advocates believe the court’s ruling may have been too extreme.”Inherently dangerous” implies that all pit bulls are, through genetics or their environment, born with a vicious streak. But studies are showing that the […]

The End of an Era: Discovery Draws Eyes to Sky for Final Flight!

Space Shuttle Discovery has launched into its next era. The retired shuttle landed safely at Washington-Dulles International Airport Tuesday, where it will remain until it is moved to the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center Thursday. Eyes around the world watched as the retired spacecraft, riding atop a 747, flew low over the Capitol and surrounding areas. According to NASA, Discovery completed […]

Amazon Founder To Recover Apollo 11 Rocket Boosters!

Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos to recover Apollo 11 parts for fun. It’s been over 40 years since man first walked on the moon thanks to the brave astronauts of Apollo 11.  Now, an important artifact of the race for space has been discovered some 14,000 feet below the surface of the earth.  Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is […]

James Cameron Goes To The Lowest Spot On Earth!

  James Cameron boldly goes where no man has gone before. The brilliant director, who gambled big on Avatar and ended up making one of the most successful movies of all time, has an obsession with the ocean.  Between Titanic and The Abyss, the dude just loves the ocean for whatever reason.  This love of water extends to his personal life as […]

What Sunk The Titanic? Scientists Say It Was A “Supermoon!”

A century after the Titanic disaster, scientists say they may have found an unexpected culprit for the sinking: the moon. Anyone who knows history or has seen the blockbuster movies knows that the cause of the transatlantic liner’s accident was that it hit an iceberg.  Several months before the Titanic’s fateful encounter with an iceberg, the […]

Unprecedented Scientific City To Be Built in New Mexico!

There are all kinds of ghost towns around the globe. There’s an abandoned city in Latvia that was up for auction.  There are multiple small former communities in Antarctica, which are present day ghost towns. At one point, there was even a ghost town amusement park, abandoned in the heart of New Orleans.  This past  […]