Do you remember the first time you went online? I was in elementary school and we researched the pets of American presidents. Then, we played Oregon Trail and my wagon couldn’t ford the river. (Sad.) What about your first text message? I was in college and actually thought texting was silly. Why...
April 13 2015, 10:30 AM
Raising a well-adjusted teenager in the fast-moving, overstimulated Internet age isn’t easy. Whether it’s Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, or Instagram, your kids have plenty of avenues to spiral into a social sphere that’s appalling, terrifying, or amusing—or all of the above. As a parent, how do you...
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It sounds a little like an idea born in a cloudy Front Range basement, the ill-conceived brainchild of two teenagers more than a mile high. “Dude. What if we gave pot to your dog? You think he’d like it?”
As it turns out, maybe he would. Boulder-based Cannabis Therapy Corp is poised...
November 20 2014, 1:00 PM
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Eight years ago, when NASA awarded Colorado’s Lockheed Martin the contract to design and orchestrate the Orion project—America’s first manned deep-space mission since the Apollo’s 1972 moon landing—the entire state saw dollar signs. “The annual economic impact of Orion is projected to be more...
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When Lockheed Martin’s Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) takes off from Cape Canaveral on December 4, it will be one small step forward for the south Denver company and one giant leap toward putting mankind on the surface of Mars. The December launch represents the first of two unmanned test...
OrbNext alerts you of information in a flash, thanks to a color of your choosing.
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For those of us who spend hours at a desk each day, our cubicles become as important as our bedrooms. We fill our workspaces with mugs, pictures, and other knickknacks to make the environment feel cozier but also to remind us of the outside world.
Last week, Golden-based LED lighting company...
September 18 2014, 9:15 AM
If you've ever turned a bottle of your favorite Merlot over to find out just what you're drinking, you probably found yourself playing a whole new version of spin the bottle: turning it round and round without finding any nutritional information. That's because unlike most foods and drinks we...
August 13 2014, 11:50 AM
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Last summer we searched high and low to find food-related apps to help you pick a restaurant, order the right dish, and even estimate calories. Since a year is a lifetime in the digital world, we did it again. Here, five more food apps to whet your appetite.
August 4 2014, 11:30 AM