STEM Educational Products: StemBox

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“Each month StemBox delivers hands-on STEM learning to girls 7-13. Girls also receive exposure to some of today’s most inspiring women in STEM through educational videos and interviews.” StemBox Web site Here is an example of a StemBox you can purchase from the web site. The Shark Box This box contains all the materials your…

Movie Box Office Results December 2 – 4 2016

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Moana is #1 for the second week!   The top ten movies for December 2 – 4, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Moana, $28.3 million, Total so far: $120 million #2:  Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, $18.5 million, Total so far: $184 million #3:  Arrival, $7.3 million, Total so far: $73 million…

“Sisters” Movie Review

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(Two Adult Sisters Need to Grow Up) Maura Ellis (Amy Poehler) and Kate Ellis (Tina Fey) are adult aged sisters who have not quite grown up. Upon hearing the news that their parents, Bucky (James Brolin) and Deana (Dianne Wiest), are selling the family home, the two sisters kinda freak out. While they clean up…

Movie Box Office Results November 25 – 27 2016

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Moana navigates it’s way to #1 The top ten movies for November 25 – 27, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Moana, $55.2 million, Total so far: $81 million #2:  Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, $45.1 million, Total so far: $156 million #3:  Doctor Strange, $13.3 million, Total so far: $205 million #4:…

STEM Educational Products: LittleBits

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LittleBits Web Site With ForCarol.com’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our first blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers can use in their classrooms. In the old days, this engineer used breadboards to put together prototypes of my designs. These…

“Inside Man” Movie Review

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(The Perfect Bank Robbery) Detective Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington) is a hostage negotiator under investigation for possibly stealing $140,000. A bank robbery in downtown Manhattan turns into a hostage situation with somewhere between 20 and 50 hostages taken. Being the only negotiator on duty, Frazier is reluctantly assigned to the case. Dalton Russell (Clive Owen)…

Movie Box Office Results November 18 – 20 2016

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Fantastic Beasts conjure their way to #1 Read my book review of Fantastic Beasts. The top ten movies for November 18 – 20, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, $75 million, Total so far: $75 million #2:  Doctor Strange, $17.6 million, Total so far: $182 million #3:…

“Money Monster” Movie Review

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(The Stock Market is NOT a Bank) Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a flamboyant TV financial expert. He gives advice on how to invest in the stock market, and people listen to his advice. Kyle Budwell (Jack O’Connell) is one of the listeners who followed his advice and (stupidly) invested every penny of his savings…

Movie Box Office Results November 11 – 13 2016

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Doctor Strange stays at #1 for the second week. The top ten movies for November 11 – 13, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Doctor Strange, $43 million, Total so far: $153 million #2:  Trolls, $35 million, Total so far: $94 million #3:  Arrival, $24 million, Total so far: $24 million #4:  Almost Christmas, $15.5 million,…

“The Confirmation” Movie Review

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(Father and Son Bonding) Walt (Clive Owen) is a divorced, alcoholic, barely working carpenter who has to watch his son, Anthony (Jaeden Lieberher), for the weekend. Since Anthony has a church confirmation coming up soon, his mother, Bonnie (Maria Bello) urges her ex to make sure there is no trouble (and no drinking). And please….do…