This past week, several celebrities helped draw attention to a new campaign launched by the Girl Scouts of the USA and Leanin.Org, the nonprofit organization founded by Facebook honcho Sheryl Sandberg, author of the book Lean In. It’s the Ban Bossy campaign, and the goal is to encourage girls to be leaders. “I’m not bossy,” […]
Small Screen – Video Games, Websites, Software & DVD
Tablets, smartphones, e-readers. Ever wonder how easily a child has access to these ubiquitous touchscreens and all the applications made for them? As in, how often are kids really getting their hot little hands on handhelds, and what are they doing once they do?
The idea of creating a human from mechanical parts has long fascinated scientists. And now, in Smithsonian Channel’s new special The Incredible Bionic Man, airing on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, you can watch as what is said to be the “world’s first real Bionic Man” is unveiled.