Careers: Social Media Specialist

Careers: Social Media Specialist

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Careers | No Comments

Have you ever wondered what you are going to do with the education that you are acquiring in school? Do you know what types of jobs even exist out there that you might be interested in pursuing? And what are the education and skills needed to get hired in these job fields, anyway? btw’s new, recurring […]

Political Activism and the Internet

Political Activism and the Internet

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at President Trump’s first nominee to the Supreme Court. Whether you love him or hate him, the election of Donald Trump to the presidency has stirred up a level of political activism and participation that hasn’t been seen since the 1960s. However, the […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

John Glenn Dies at Age 95 John Glenn, one of the seven original American astronauts and the first American to orbit the earth, died on Thursday at Ohio State University hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was 95 years old. Glenn made his famous space flight in 1962, during which he orbited the earth three times […]

Fake News Makes Up Its Own Headlines

Fake News Makes Up Its Own Headlines

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Top Stories | No Comments

“Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President.” “FBI Agent Suspected in Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead of Apparent Murder-Suicide.” These are just two of the many fake news stories that went viral during the course of the 2016 presidential election. Fake news Web sites are those that use deliberate hoaxes and information in order […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Meet the New VP Candidates Shortly before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week, Donald Trump officially announced his running mate. After much speculation that included such high-profile Republicans as New Jersey governor Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Mike Pence was selected as the GOP vice presidential running mate. Currently the governor […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

New Periodic Table Elements Science classrooms all over will have to update their poster of the periodic table. The names of four new elements (with accompanying numbers), all discovered in recent years, were recently released. They are Nihonium (Nh atomic number 113), Moscovium (Mc, 115), Tennessine (Ts, 117), and Oganesson (Og, 118). All four are […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on May 28, 2016 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

EgyptAir Crash Update Earlier this month, EgyptAir Flight 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea. There were 66 people aboard, including crew. The flight departed from the Charles deGalle Airport in Paris at 11:09 p.m. on May 18. Its destination was the Cairo International Airport in Cairo, Egypt. It was last heard from at 2:27 a.m. […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Obama Plans Trip to Cuba At the end of 2014, btw brought you news of President Obama’s announcement of a foreign policy shift regarding Cuba. Next month, he will make a trip there to meet with President Raul Castro to continue talks. This is significant because Obama will be the first U.S. president to visit Cuba […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Marriage Equality Vote in Ireland Beginning in 2012, Ireland’s government met regularly with 66 randomly selected citizens and members of representatives from Northern Ireland to discuss eight issues on which they would later debate in the Oireachtas (the Irish Free State’s equivalent to our U.S. Congress). One of those issues was a provision to legalize […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Grammy Recap The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) is an organization made up more than 20,000 music-industry professionals. Each year, it presents awards for excellence in the recording industry. The 57th annual Grammys (named for the gramophone, which is the first device to play records), were held in Los Angeles earlier this […]