Imagine a place where you can turn your ideas and concepts for new products and prototypes into reality. The next step in manufacturing will make everyone the designers, producers and consumers of their own products and fab labs will help make it happen.
What does technology like 3D printers and the internet mean for the future? There are some big ideas and big possibilities so here is a brief look at some of them and how public libraries can play an important role in their development.
A ride in a driving simulator shows how dangerous it is to text while driving. Texting shifts the focus of the driver from the road to the phone, resulting in narrow misses, collisions, and swerving in and out of lanes.
Radios, phones, and food are some of the most common distractions when we drive a car. In this video learn about why it is dangerous to take our attention away from the road for even just a few seconds.
Meet a cool group of kids from Australia that are finding ways to make the world a better place to live. Their actions may be simple but they have a big effect on our environment, our societies, and ourselves. What can you do to change the world in 5 minutes?
The History of Singapore is brought to us by the Discovery Channel. Find out why a country with little or no natural resources and infertile land has become one of the riches countries in the world in this interesting video.
Hans Rosling giving a speech at the 2010 Ted Talks on global population growth. Hans talks about what the world was like in the 1960′s when world population was 3 billion and discusses why moving people out of poverty is essential to slowing the population growth.