Pat Moorehouse

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Why a Swordfish’s Sword Doesn’t Break

Wildlife<p><b>A swordfish’s “sword” is its most prominent feature, but scientists have only now discovered the unusual properties that keep the sword strong and ready to slash.</b><p>A study published Monday in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> reveals that the fish have an unusual way to …

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Writer’s Block? These TED Talks May Help

Aerogramme Writers’ Studio, a website based in Australia, recently compiled a list of “13 Inspirational TED Talks for Writers.”<p>Included are talks by …

A Short Guide to Terms Commonly Used in Blogging

I'm currently in the process of developing new digital handouts for my blogging workshops. One of the items that I'm adding to my handouts is a list …

More than 20.000 free reusable Art Images for Teachers and Students

For those of you looking for free downloadable and re-usable images of art, the National Gallery of Art has more than 25.000 art images to offer you. …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

How Dragonflies Could Help Scientists Build Better Robots

Dragonflies process light and dark a little differently than the rest of us.<p>New research into the visual system of dragonflies could one day improve target detection and tracking in robotics, according to a pair of Australian researchers.<p>Steven Wiederman and David O'Carroll from the Center for …

The Week In Numbers: On-Demand Quantum Teleportation, A New Mammal Species, And More

<b>2 pounds</b>: the weight of the olinguito, an adorable carnivorous mammal species just discovered in South America<p><b>20 millikelvins</b>: the temperature at which scientists recently achieved reliable, on-demand quantum teleportation<p><b>700 miles per hour</b>: the speed at which Elon Musk's proposed Hyperloop railway …