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The coolest STEM teacher gifts with a sense of humor

With my bigger kids in classes with more than one teacher now, particularly when it comes to the STEM subjects, I want to make sure they get as much thanks as their regular classroom teacher at the end of the year. And, let’s just say I’m pretty sure one of these hilarious t-shirts would do the trick. If you haven’t perused Look Human, I encourage you to take a few minutes and check out their offerings, particularly when it comes to teacher t-shirts and gifts. Here are a few of my favorites that I’m pretty sure your favorite STEM teacher...

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Web Coolness: Instagram albums, women in STEM art prints, and why you should skip email in the morning

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   We are loving these awesome women in STEM art prints. Room service robots! Why you should skip reading email in the morning. (But oof, tough habit to break for some of us) In case you missed the Women of NASA LEGO set that’s been blowing up the Internet. This adorable 3rd grader is in the National Google Doodle competition, and he wants your vote. If your favorite kitchen gadget is the Instant Pot, you’ll want...

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These rad prints celebrate badass women in STEM through art. Yeah, we said badass.

We are pretty freaking thrilled that women in STEM are getting much-deserved attention finally, from fantastic story books to card games, and yes, amazing Oscar-nominated movies. Now add these amazing art prints for a cause to the ever-growing list. Related: The ultimate girls in STEM book of kickbutt women in science Beyond Curie is a series of art prints by former neuroscientist now designer Amanda Phingbodhipack featuring 16 female winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine/Physiology, as well as 16 other amazing women in STEM you might not know. Through these pieces, Phingbodhipack hopes to give...

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Web Coolness: The new NASA travel poster, a hot Instagram feature, and why people are leaving Snapchat

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   We’re loving this gorgeous new, free NASA travel poster. (via Laughing Squid) This device lets dads feel the fetus kicking in utero! Whoa. Ooh, wearable tech that’s actually chic and not gimmicky. Here’s how social media might be creating unrealistic parenting standards. Coming soon? Charging devices might be as simple as connecting to WIFI. Here’s everything you need to know about the hot new Instagram feature. 13 email etiquette rules from around the world. Randi Zuckerberg...

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Web Coolness: Star Wars Origami, the Nokia 3310 is back?, and where to stream the Oscar-nominated Best Picture films

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   This Japanese artist Tadashi Mori shares the coolest origami tutorials. Star Wars, anyone? (via TadashiOrigami on Instagram) This monk is spreading Buddhist philosophy using Twitter. How very 2017. Here’s why Microsoft is one of the most innovative companies of 2017. Where you can stream all the Oscar nominated Best Picture films. How to make your very own stop motion Lego movie. Why you need to a have social media policy for your babysitter.   (Photo via...

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Web Coolness: Geeky Valentine’s Day gifts and cards, VIZIO privacy breach, and the end of Facebook?

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Our favorite Emily McDowell card. Get it for Valentine’s Day! Use the KonMari method with your tech gadgets and digital life. Smart! If you have a VIZIO smart television, you need to read this. Hilarious shirt for the teachers in your life who love Netflix. Is this the end of Facebook? This new Pinterest feature is like Shazam for stuff. Why you want to keep your eye out for the Backpack Challenge, parents. Yikes. This inspiring 22-year...

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Web Coolness: Pokemon Go, Disney emoji, and NES Classic Edition is back!

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them too.   A couple of cool uses for Pokemon Go (it’s not all scary, yay!): A very good cause (above) and kids with autism. Everything you need to know about Pokemon Go if you haven’t heard it already. Also, Pokemon Go driving sales to small businesses. Cool! Okay, enough Pokemon Go news, how about Jupiter? Look at this new pic!   The Disney emoji are here! NES Classic Edition is back, just in time for the holidays. Calling all phone zombies: This app reminds...

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Web Coolness: Facebook emoticons, big Uber delivery news, and a cure for information overload.

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   This geeky Valentine’s Day card from Bettie Confetti is cracking us up. Watch out for this annoying prank that can crash your device. Boo. We love what this Apple Store employee did with this little boy with autism. Facebook emoticons are coming but they’re not what we expected. Uber will now deliver flowers. And your Nordstrom order!   Our newest Instagram obsession: Paperboyo. He magically combines photography and paper cutouts.  (via Pop Sugar Tech) If you’re suffering from information overload thanks...

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The Hubble Telescope Advent Calendar: Who says faith + science don’t mix?

While we always share the coolest advent calendars on Cool Mom Picks each year, though none might be quite so 21st century as the genius, photo-a-day Hubble Telescope Advent Calendar. Visit the Atlantic online each day for a new, remarkable photo from Hubble, starting with the iconic 2014 high-def image of the Eagle Nebula’s Pillars of Creation, shown below. I kind of can’t wait to check back with my kids each day for a new reveal; or just visit the Atlantic in Focus Tumblr each day. I know I can’t wait for the next one. What a cool opportunity to parlay a countdown to...

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Web Coolness: #PlutoFlyBy, Camp Google, and is your private Instagram account really private?

  Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you like them too.   We’re pretty impressed with Camp Google. Bonus: It’s free! Awesome way to keep kids busy this summer. Why this mom became a SnapChat convert. Are private Instagram accounts really private? Important read, especially if you have kids that use the app. Oooh, pretty limited edition speaker from Sonos coming next week. Want. If your kids love Toca Boca apps as much as ours do, you’ll want to check out this awesome interview with one of their designers....

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