Heather Orr

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Analog to digital: Cornell conductor tries to modernize the orchestra with Google Glass

Classical music doesn’t have a need for modern technology. Instruments have been built for centuries, scores print just fine on paper, and concert seating gives patrons a good enough perspective on the orchestra as it is. But while classical music may not need technology, Cynthia Turner, a …

Book Review: Reality Boy by A.S. King

<b>Title:</b><i>Reality Boy</i><p><b>Author:</b> A.S. King<p><b>Genre:</b> Contemporary, Young Adult<p><b>Publisher:</b> Little, Brown <b><br>Publication Date:</b> October 22 2013 <b><br>Hardcover:</b> 368 Pages<p><i>Gerald</i> …

Book Review: Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley

<b>Title:</b> <i>Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror</i><p><b>Author:</b> Chris Priestley<p><b>Genre:</b> Horror, Short Stories, Middle Grade<p><b>Publisher:</b> Bloomsbury Childrens <b><br>Publication</b> …

Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

If You Didn't Love Reading Before You See This, You'll Love It After

Reading is not only fun, it can improve your life. From better memory to less stress, there are lots of great reasons to read.

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …