Author Archives: Mr. Morrison

Library Link of the Day: A Physicist Published a Model for a Time Machine — But There’s a Massive Catch

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “The concept of time travel has always captured the imagination of physicists and laypersons alike. But is it really possible? Of course it is. We’re doing it right now, aren’t we? We are all traveling into the … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: How Harry Houdini Might Have Pulled Off His Most Daring Trick

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “When it comes to most people’s biggest fears, being buried alive is right up there. But the master magician Harry Houdini was no stranger to stunts that would make other people sweat. In 1915, he performed a … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Toss Your To-Do List and Use Timeboxing Instead

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Have you ever suspected that instead of helping you get stuff done, your lengthening to-do list was just causing you more and more grief? You’re not the only one. Luckily, there’s another way to manage your responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: This Smart Speaker Is Designed to Help You Learn Chinese

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “The latest smart speaker technology isn’t designed to turn on your Wi-Fi-connected lights or help you figure out a wine pairing. Lily, a new smart speaker available now on Indiegogo, can help you learn Chinese writing and speaking “faster than … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Most Important Object in Computer Graphics Is the Utah Teapot

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Netflix and chill. Animation and … a teapot. Like any other famous pairing, the field of computer graphics wouldn’t be the same without its iconic counterpart: the Utah teapot. This … Continue reading

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Library Link: Andros, Bahamas Has More Than 200 “Blue Holes” — And They’re Mostly Unexplored

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, is home to gaping portals to ancient worlds — at least 200 of them. These elusive “blue holes,” or underwater cave systems, are a diver’s mecca. Yet somehow, most of them … Continue reading

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Do you have old computers you need to recycle? 1/15

Pacific Grove High School Interact Club is partnering with Loaves, Fishes, and Computers located in Salinas. We are accepting items at PGHS in room K-4 (Ms. Bliss) from now until January 15th. Items we accept: Chromebooks Working Laptops Non-working computers … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Can You Find Both Correct Answers to This Math Puzzle?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “We love puzzles here at Curiosity: even the ones that are too hard for us. Scratch that — especially the too-hard ones. Even without getting the answer for yourself, it’s satisfying to find out the one-and-only answer to the “Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever.”But … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: When Germany Planned to Airdrop Fake Money to Take Down Great Britain in World War II

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “Nothing looks particularly remarkable about the World War II-era printing plate at the Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. It displays the text and serial numbers you would expect to find on British banknotes from the time, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Guess Which Author Name Is a Pseudonym

Courtesy of Mental Floss: Take the quiz at this link!

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