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Coding education: teaching kids code in classrooms

Coding Education: Teaching Kids Code in Classrooms

It wasn’t long ago that having electronic devices in the classroom would land students in detention or they would temporarily lose their device. Now, classrooms are slowly becoming equipped with tablets, computers, and other devices being used as helpful tools. While it is a step up from deeming them as contraband, it is important to…

Katawa shoujo: the 4chan dating sim

Katawa Shoujo: The 4Chan Dating Sim

When I first heard that 4Chan had released a video game, I expected something raunchy, vile, discriminatory and generally, highly offensive. To my surprise, the game wasn’t what I expected. Katawa Shoujo has its ups and downs just like any other game. It goes to show that not everyone on the website is part of…

Technology and relationships: (don’t) hold the phone!

Technology and Relationships: (Don’t) Hold the Phone!

Thanks to dating sites and apps like OKCupid and Tinder, finding a potential partner has never been easier. With a few swipes, some messages here and there, dates are easy to come by. More and more, people are turning to these resources. While there’s nothing wrong with getting a little bit of a push in…

Top 6 crazy expensive video game purchases

Top 6 Crazy Expensive Video Game Purchases

How much are you willing to spend on a video game? $0.50? $2.00? How about well over $1000? There have been people who are so invested in their games that they’re willing to go all out. From accounts with highly leveled up characters to special locations in games, there’s no expense spared. Below is a…

The lack of diversity in science fiction

The Lack of Diversity in Science Fiction

Science Fiction is known as one of the most creative and exciting movie genres. It’s full of endless possibilities like alien lifeforms, exotic planets, killer robots, and time travel. The plot devices used in sci-fi allow for some of the most bizarre and unique events, adventures, and stories to be told. Even the most questionable…

Top 8 tech gadgets for couples

Top 8 Tech Gadgets for Couples

Relationships are fun, but there’s a lot of hard work and effort that has to be put into them. Can technology help improve your relationship? Well, since each relationship is different and unique, there’s no for sure answer. However, couples should try new things to see what works for them. Here’s a list of some…

Can gaming help relieve mental health stigma?

Can Gaming Help Relieve Mental Health Stigma?

There is still a stigma surrounding mental health despite all the commercial campaigns to battle against it. Even though there are a number of resources available for people seeking help, there are still a lot of people who keep their mental health issues a secret. If you are currently struggling with your mental health and…

Top 7 power banks to keep your phone juiced

Top 7 Power Banks to Keep Your Phone Juiced

There’s nothing worse than feeling the weight of a dead phone in your pocket. Whether it’s on your commute home or you’re lost on some unknown street, there’s never a right time for your phone to shut down. Of course, there is always the option to invest in a power bank. The problem is that…

Not a coder? Wix can help

Not a Coder? Wix Can Help

WIX is a website builder that’s fully customizable from layout to content. Even though it’s initially free, users can pay for features like plug-ins, domains, and extra data. While it has a large number of users, hosts more than 72 million users, and is valued at $750 million dollars, it doesn’t necessarily mean the site…

‘project mc2’ is making stem cool

‘Project MC2’ is Making STEM Cool

Watch out Carmen and Juli Cortez! There are new spy kids in town. Project MC2 stars four pre-teen girls who work together using science to save the day. They’re part of a spy organization called NOV8 (pronounced “innovate”), an elite operation for smart women around the world. McKeyla McAlister, Adrienne Attoms, Bryden Bandwenth, and Camryn…

My love-hate relationship with ‘the sims 4’

My Love-Hate Relationship with ‘The Sims 4’

I’m an avid fan of The Sims series. I love creating my own people, building houses (even if they’re all boxes), and being able to have complete control of my own little world. I like being able to have the tools to express my own creativity and show off my skills (or lack of) within…

Gaption: make money off what you share on social media

Gaption: Make Money off What You Share on Social Media

The average person spends roughly 1.72 hours a day on social media, which makes up 28% of all online activity. Between talking to other users, sharing pictures, and browsing through endless news feeds, people are sharing information through these sites without anything in return. The only real way to make money off of social media…

9 mobile games to survive your commute

9 Mobile Games to Survive Your Commute

Playing video games on mobile consoles has never been easier. A wide range of options are available on phones, but many of them require an internet connection to play. There’s nothing more frustrating than downloading a game, getting pumped to play it, only to have the “this game requires an internet connection” appear on the…

How to get girls into stem: girls want less geek

How to Get Girls into STEM: Girls Want Less Geek

The gender gap between men and women in the computer science and IT fields is huge. According to the ESA, women hold less than 25% of all STEM jobs in the USA. These jobs are in demand, and high paying, but women are missing out on the opportunity. There are many initiatives to get girls…

A fascinating look into the history of the word “geek”

A Fascinating Look into the History of the Word “Geek”

It’s the time of the geek. Society is becoming more open to the idea that it’s okay to be very passionate about something. Whether it be music, tv shows, movies, or comic books, geeks are now open and proud. This new acceptance is a long time coming. Since the 1900s, the word geek has had…