Tag: National

National Paper Airplane Day: Celebrate by making these simply awesome paper airplane designs

Paper airplanes are the simplest aircraft to build and fly, and you can learn the basics of aircraft motion by flying paper airplanes.

We’ve all made paper airplanes at some point in our lives.  Some flew great, others… not so much.

In honor of National Paper Airplane Day, we found some great paper airplane and glider templates provided by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory that should make your next parchment plane a flying success.

The best part is, you probably already have everything you need to make these planes in your home:

  1. Paper
  2. Tape
  3. Ruler
  4. Printer (only necessary if printing templates)
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State And National Parks Are Going to Be Busy This Year. Here’s How You Can Plan Ahead

Last summer, people flooded into National and State Parks as a safe way to get out of their homes during the pandemic. But for many, getting reservations into Colorado’s most popular destinations was a challenge, if not outright impossible. 

“Last August, my husband and I had our 10th wedding anniversary. And so we booked this real fancy place in Estes Park. Everything was pretty cheap,” said Laura Snider who lives in Lafayette. “We tried to get a timed entry into Rocky Mountain National Park and we couldn’t.” 

They ended up hiking on National Forest Service land. But Snider said that

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Investment advice on 529 plans in time for National College Savings Day

I’m at the age where many of my old college friends now have kids who are headed off to college themselves. If you can tell me where all the time has gone, I’d appreciate it.

Recently, one of these friends’ sons surprised me by theatrically announcing his plans in a “college reveal video” sent around to friends and family. In the video, this smart, engaging and compassionate young man divulged that he is headed to a large university in the Pacific Northwest to study environmental sustainability — and I couldn’t be happier for him and his parents.

But even though

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Husker undergrads earn national award for grain robot

Lincoln, Neb. —Two University of Nebraska–Lincoln engineering students have been awarded a Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their invention designed to keep grain farmers safe.

Seniors Ben Johnson, an electrical engineering major from Aurora, and Zane Zents, a computer engineering major from Omaha, pitched the plan for their product, Grain Weevil, for the national award. They were chosen alongside three other undergraduate teams and four graduate winners. They will receive a $10,000 prize.

The Grain Weevil is a small robot designed to maintain grain, eliminating the need for farmers to enter bins, which can be dangerous and even fatal.


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Biden tells execs US needs to invest, lead in computer chips | National

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push Monday for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, telling them that the U.S. should be the world’s computer chip leader.

“We need to build the infrastructure of today, not repair the one of yesterday,” he told the group of 19 executives from the technology, chip and automotive industries. “China and the rest of the world is not waiting and there’s no reason why Americans should wait.”

He said the country hasn’t made big investments to stay ahead of global competitors,

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SEO National to Lead New Search Engine Optimization Campaign for Electronics Manufacturer

SEO National has helped clients rank higher in search engine results for more than 14 years. Experts at achieving long-term success without paying for ads, SEO’s clients come to them as referrals from current and past customers alike who have seen these benefits first-hand. SEO National is pleased to partner with EMS Solutions to grow their business across the Wasatch Front and surrounding area.

EMS Solutions has been manufacturing electronics for companies for years. Their specialties include:

  • harness and cable assemblies
  • new product introductions
  • RoHS and non-RoHS manufacturing
  • printed circuit board assemblies, and much more.

Consistently pursuing their aspiration to

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