Julia Clavecillas

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Who was Benjamin Banneker?

Benjamin Banneker was a renowned scientist, astronomer, mathematician, and inventor. He was a free African American man who was born to two freed slaves on November 9th, 1731.
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The Coelacanth: A Fish that Came Back to Life, or a Living Fossil?

The Coelacanth is not one of the most-well known ocean creature. That is because scientists once thought that Coelacanths were extinct. 
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Veterans Day: The history behind the holiday & Covid-safe ways to celebrate

Veterans have sacrificed to defend our country and the Constitution. We should be grateful to them not just on Veteran's Day but we enjoy the freedom they have defended and worked so hard for.
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Cyber Security Awareness Month – Six Cyber Security Tips

October is Cyber Security Awareness month. Here are six tips to help you stay safe on the internet.
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An image of one of the pages in the Voynich Manuscript - Credit: Sci-News.com

A Cryptic Codex: The Voynich Manuscript

One of the most mysterious artifacts that scientists have discovered is the Voynich Manuscript. The two-hundred-and-forty page document is filled with a looping script, whimsical illustrations of various plants, and dream-like drawings of suns with faces.
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My Summer Break during Covid-19

Arduino Camp. The most fun you can have programming using C language to send 0.7v to a light-emitting diode (LED) making it blink. The only time my parental units tolerated me being a C student.
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Day 47 - A Humorous Slice of Life in Quarantine

Day 47 – A Humorous Slice of Life in Quarantine

Day 47 The toilet paper panic has largely abated and the staggering combination of boredom and cabin fever made way for a new challenge during the quarantine; an over abundance of junk food.  My male...

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The Midi Fighter: A new way to make music.

Technology has affected music and musicians, in more ways than just being able to produce remixes and make new beats. Some musicians and DJ's are now turning to new modern technological instruments, one of which is the Midi Fighter.
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An photo of a BattleBots fight. Photo Source: Labman Automation

BattleBots – The show where robots are made for combat.

Want a TV show where robots are made with the sole purpose of destroying their opponents? This is the perfect show for you.
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