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  • As you take your final exam, you may find yourself shopping last minute for your family’s holiday gifts. Don’t despair. There is a day for that. December 18th is Free Shipping […]

    Drones are taking off

    As you take your final exam, you may find yourself shopping last minute for your family’s holiday gifts. Don’t despair. There is a day for that. December 18th is Free Shipping […]

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  • In 1942, while Dr.Percy Spencer was testing a magnetron, a candy bar in his pocket melted. This was Dr. Spencer’s ‘aha moment’ when he realized that radioactive beams can cook food. The Raytheon Company filed a patent […]

    Get Cooking; Saturday is Microwave Oven Day

    In 1942, while Dr.Percy Spencer was testing a magnetron, a candy bar in his pocket melted. This was Dr. Spencer’s ‘aha moment’ when he realized that radioactive beams can cook food. The Raytheon Company filed a patent […]

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  • December 1st is Cyber Monday, a day created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online the first Monday after Thanksgiving. Employees returning to their desks after the holiday, stuffed full of turkey, are […]

    Need a Lift?

    December 1st is Cyber Monday, a day created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online the first Monday after Thanksgiving. Employees returning to their desks after the holiday, stuffed full of turkey, are […]

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  • HISTORY Ironically, it was during the American Depression when Monopoly, a game of wealth and finance, became popular. Charles Darrow devised of a buying and selling real estate game with Atlantic City’s […]

    A Real Life Game of Monopoly

    HISTORY Ironically, it was during the American Depression when Monopoly, a game of wealth and finance, became popular. Charles Darrow devised of a buying and selling real estate game with Atlantic City’s […]

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  • So Many Databases, So Little Time

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  • In honor of Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, celebrated on November 15th, you may want to know how your refrigerator operates. HISTORY Refrigerators are a modern invention. Until the advent […]

    How Cool Is This

    In honor of Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, celebrated on November 15th, you may want to know how your refrigerator operates. HISTORY Refrigerators are a modern invention. Until the advent […]

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  • Autumn is a beautiful season: waning days of warmth, cool nights, and dramatic color. All is blissful until the leaves fall from the trees covering the ground with a thick mass […]

    Blowing in the Wind

    Autumn is a beautiful season: waning days of warmth, cool nights, and dramatic color. All is blissful until the leaves fall from the trees covering the ground with a thick mass […]

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  • Mine thousands of engineering journals with one database

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  • ALFRED NOBEL October 21st is the birthday of the late Alfred Bernhard Nobel who lived from 1833 to 1896. He was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator and manufacturer. In 1862, he […]

    Happy Birthday, Alfred Nobel

    ALFRED NOBEL October 21st is the birthday of the late Alfred Bernhard Nobel who lived from 1833 to 1896. He was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator and manufacturer. In 1862, he […]

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  • In this day in 1876, Alexander Bell demonstrated the first two way telephone conversation over outdoor wires. (October 9, 1876) Timeline of the Telephone: 1667: Robert Hooke created an acoustic string […]

    1st Two Way Phone Conversation

    In this day in 1876, Alexander Bell demonstrated the first two way telephone conversation over outdoor wires. (October 9, 1876) Timeline of the Telephone: 1667: Robert Hooke created an acoustic string […]

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