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Why Is The Sky Blue?
“Why is the sky blue?” is perhaps one of the most commonly asked questions by inquiring minds — from five-year olds, to fifth-graders, to those fifty or older — and rightfully so! It’s a tough question to answer without some knowledge of physics, and that’s just what we’ve done here. This infographic does a good job breaking down the science of just exactly why the sky is blue. Why Is The Sky Blue? infographic
Blue Sky: How to Hire Innovators
Turn your office into a talent magnet. Every new product needs innovative thinkers to refine it, exceptional salespeople to sell it and organized managers to keep the wheels moving. Join Blue Sky Innovation editor Andrea Hanis, Fred Cook, CEO of global public relations agency Golin and author of “Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice from an Unlikely CEO,” and Amanda Lannert, CEO of Chicago-based software company Jellyvision, for…
Mercer Island City Council identifies I-90, residential code and financial sustainability as top...
At its Jan. 4 planning session, the Mercer Island City Council discussed its goals for this year, concluding that several ongoing issues need to be solved before the city can take on new enterprises.
Mercer Island’s Harvest Market is Nov. 20
The Harvest Market, a Mercer Island Farmers Market tradition, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 20.
Why Isn't the Sky Blue?
What is the color of honey, and "faces pale with fear"?
Discover a Blue Sky Mind
An essential ingredient for daily happiness and harmony is inner peace. We all have the potential to experience this inner peace but it often eludes us due to our negative minds. Our mind is like a blue sky and our negative thoughts are like dark clouds that obstruct the clarity of our mind Just as clouds are not an intrinsic part of our mind, so negativity like stress, anger, and jealousy are not an intrinsic part of our mind. Negative minds have no…
Blue Sky Science: How are crystals made?
Crystals form by a process called crystallization that signifies a transition from chaos to perfection.
Why is the Sky Blue?
You and your son are looking out at the sea on a beautiful sunny day when he asks: "Why are clouds white? Why is the sky blue?" How do you respond?
Blue Sky Science: What is a neutrino?
Without neutrinos, the sun wouldn’t shine, stars wouldn’t explode, and all the stuff we are made of wouldn’t exist. So neutrinos are pretty important.
Island Crest Way repaving done
Traffic problems caused by paving, sewer cleaning should subside.
Blue Sky Science: Why is the sky blue?
When we look up to the sky, we see all the blue light that’s been scattered by the oxygen and nitrogen in our atmosphere.
What caused the blue lights in the sky?
The glowing blue light over New York City, which could be seen in Westchester and even New Jersey, was caused by a transformer fire.
Why sky is blue ?
After days of rain, a patch of blue sky is a sight for sore eyes. But why is the sky blue? Let’s start with the Sun. Light from the Sun appears white but it actually consists of many different colo…
Blue Sky Social kicks off with top innovators
Blue Sky Innovation kicked off its new networking event series, Blue Sky Social, at the House of Blues on Wednesday night. Blue Sky launched its Blue Network guide to Chicago innovators on Wednesday, the first feature of the new Blue Sky Vault.
A tech startup manager learns what it’s like to be a cleaner
Country manager for ServisHero.com Singapore, Daniel Thong, spent two months learning about the home cleaning industry in the most practical way possible--by cleaning. In doing so he gained a whole new respect for the hard work and professionalism of the workers who clean homes for a living. He says, "Cleaning is a profession just like any other, and what has become clear to me through this experience is this: Everyone has different circumstances in life and people are defined by more than...
Mercer Island to be featured on Friday, May 10 edition of Evening Magazine
Mercer Island will be featured on this Friday's edition of Evening Magazine.
Local author shares writing tips with Island students
Children's author and illustrator Paul Owen Lewis gave presentations on writing books at each of Mercer Island's elementary schools.
Swim Across America returns to Mercer Island Sept. 10
The 2016 Summer Olympic games may have wrapped up, but that doesn't necessarily mean the Olympians will be disappearing just yet.
Mercer Island Girl Scouts learn self-defense
Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) officer Jennifer Franklin visited Cadette GS Troop 44297 from Mercer Island to share information on how they can be aware of their surroundings, and protect themselves from harm, in possibly threatening situations.