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Snow piles over the city don’t seem to be going anywhere, anytime soon. If you’re stuck inside and feeling a little of the old cabin fever, there are ways you can keep active and feeling great while stuck indoors.
Check out this interactive http://fit.webmd.com/teen/move/game/fitness-challenge-game from WebMd. Easy challenges in rapid succession (jumping up and down on one foot 10 times, 5 sit-ups, etc.) you keep track of with an interactive stopwatch. This tool is great if you want to challenge a group of friends. Teens at the Grove Hall library participated in a challenge using this stopwatch, with quite hilarious results.
It’s also a time for teen librarians to hear from teens about their current tech interests– anything from books about technology to video games you like to learning skills to be creative with technology. So, come talk to us– we really want to hear from you! Feel free to leave some suggestions in the comment section below, too.
And… if you want to beef up on tech history during the week, check out the blog This Day in Tech History, which gives you brief information on a significant piece of tech history for each day. Today, in 2008 (a really long time ago, right?) Hulu, the online video streaming website, was first launched. If you’ve got some other interesting tech facts, post them in the comments.
Are you a fan of music? Do you sometimes wish that you sometimes wish that you could listen to an entire album before you purchase it? Want to find out more artists similar to the the bands or artists you are currently listening to?
Well, Spotify available for you! Below are tutorials on how you can get started and use Spotify, a free software for your computer.
Spotify is a great tool to learn about new music, share music with friends and create playlists.
If you happen to make a playlist, comment below with a link to your playlist!