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East Palo Alto: Blogs

What Do You Want in a Makerspace?

Are you curious about the whole "maker movement?" Making in the community has been around forever. Whether in classrooms, homes, community centers, libraries, or local tech shops, the "do it yourself" approach has brought makers of all kinds together. You might have been making for years at home and never really thought of yourself as…
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The Best Penguins in the World

World Penguin Day is celebrated on April 25th. What a wonderful time to think about all the penguins in the world, and fond penguin memories. Most Penguins Are Southerners Penguins live all over the world--but mostly in the Southern Hemisphere. Australia, South America, Antarctica, South Africa, and New Zealand are homes to penguins. In Australia…
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