October 29, 2012 - 5:12pm
Free computers and lessons to parents of elementary school-aged children [Family
A program offers needy parents of elementary school-aged children free computer lessons and a free refurbished computer so they can teach their children to use them and have aid with education.
An exciting program by MUDDy Tech offers low income parents the chance to learn more about computers, and it sends them home with a refurbished computer FREE.Program participants must be recommended in by a professional, which could be a doctor, teacher, employer or someone else who can vouch for...
October 29, 2012 - 4:11pm
Bluegrass E-Cycle keeps your electronics out of landfills [Technology]
According to the EPA, 68% of people are storing electronic junk in their homes. Bluegrass E-cycle helps people keep electronic waste out of the landfills and can destroy hard drives.
The United States of America produces millions of tons of electronic waste every year. According to the Environmental Protection Agency web site, "EPA estimates that, in 2009, US consumers and businesses discarded televisions, computers, cell phones and hard copy peripherals (including...
October 25, 2012 - 1:07pm
Local Engineering space mixes food, fun, and science
Local engineers and science fans spent 24 hours engineering devices that fling food and had a face-off Sunday at their "maker space" on E. Broadway.
Let the food fights begin! LVL 1 "hacker" or "maker" space is a member-based creative science space. It is a space where people can gather to use equipment otherwise unavailable to them, network, find out about classes and more. You can go there to work on your own projects or...
October 24, 2012 - 10:00am
Interested in UFOs, aliens and all things related? There's a group for that. [Fa
The family that explores stuff off the beaten path together, stays together. Or something like that.
I once read a book about aliens and in it, one of the authors suggested that blue eyes were an alien trait; therefore, the number of people walking around with blue eyes was proof positive that aliens and humans at one time reproduced. For a few weeks after reading that book, I walked around with...
October 17, 2012 - 7:31pm
Online wagering for the fun of it.
Churchill Downs Incorporated, the parent company of Churchill Downs Racetrack, has launched a new online gaming site called Luckity. According to its website, Luckity is like slots or the lottery, but a game you can play at home; it’s legal in the United States and licensed by the Oregon...