The USGBC founded the Center for Green Schools, an organization that runs several programs to improve learning environments in the US.
In the past, I’ve written a great deal about the healthy hospital movement, green hospitals and the importance of creating healthy environments for patients, family members and hospital employees. The folks at Gap Medics recently sent me a new infographic that highlights a few of the hospitals that have been built to LEED Standards (there […]
Sometime in March, I decided to take an online course on Solar systems and astronomy on Edx. I chose that subject because:
- I was fascinated by the study of celestial bodies in primary school
- I wanted to learn something outside of my scope. Learning never ends.
The class has honestly been insightful, especially for someone without any background in astronomy. While taking the class, it helps to have some basic knowledge of physics, so one does not get lost on certain laws that govern the solar system. Also it gives more info on the history of solar astronomy in a fun way. Tools were provided for us to do our own personal observations of the night sky.
The reason why Read more
(Today’s post is co-authored with Judson Boomhower, who recently received his Ph.D. at Berkeley where he was a graduate student researcher at the Energy Institute and is now a post-doc at Stanford)…
So there was this Nigerian youtube channel I was recently introduced to called “Your View”. It’s similar to “The View and The Talk” but instead it’s all about Nigerians addressing issues that we all have faced and are facing currently in Nigeria (and can relate to). It felt enlightening watching it, seeing people’s perspectives on things that affect me and I believe every Nigerian should learn from.
I subsequently would be sharing videos on topics that I enjoy watching.
So I found a certain thing that amused me on Linda Ikeji’s blog. And made me realize some things that would never change in Nigerian i.e the “I’m the oga, you’re the omo ise, hence you’re beneath me” mentality.
So Aunty B took me to this really cool breakfast place a couple of weeks after I got to Illinois. (I’ve had this post in the drafts for a while and been really procrastinating publishing)
Anyhoo, it’s called Sophia’s House of Pancakes Restaurant, in Tinley Park, IL. They have other outlets at Orland Park, Bolingbrook IL and Highland IN.
And you would be wondering why a grown woman would be blogging about simple pancakes. Read more