Gal’s Guide NEWS for October 16, 2019 (Brought to you by aliens)

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for October 16, 2019. Brought to you by aliens. YouTube Version https://youtu.be/YsoGAhIJCqc Show Notes & Extras The fifth edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS Brought to you by aliens How Leah knew how many people were at Area 51 (CNN Article) Library NEWS We … Continue reading Gal’s Guide NEWS for October 16, 2019 (Brought to you by aliens)

Uhura Training Academy 2019

It's official Uhura Training Academy will return to Starbase Indy in 2019 to continue providing cadets of all ages educational programs inspired by our favorite Communications Officer. Our theme this year is female inventors and scientists. See our full course schedule.  See what we had available at Uhura Training Academy 2018 including our Gal-lery. Visit … Continue reading Uhura Training Academy 2019

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Women Who Made the Internet

Step aside Al Gore, because Bonnie read a book with a pun in the title all about how so many women made the internet! Learn about the women who invented computer programming and hyperlinks. Learn who decided early computers would be oatmeal color and why we use the term "computer bug" Spoilers! It's all women!!! … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Women Who Made the Internet

Eva Ekeblad

SAVED SWEDEN WITH VODKA Eva Ekeblad was born in Sweden in 1724 to a well-to-do family. At the age of 16, she married a count. She could have just entertained nobility and take care of her seven children but this gal had a brain for science. In the castle kitchen, she experimented with potatoes. Potatoes … Continue reading Eva Ekeblad

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who inspired Elvis, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Dylan. We’re talking about Gospel’s first superstar who shocked audiences with her electric guitar. Today we’re going to dig into the start of Rock and Roll and talk about the life and legacy of your gal, … Continue reading Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

The Beauty of Patent Drawings

There is something beautiful, delicate and wonderfully technical about patent drawings. Commonly brought up on Your Gal Friday episodes these patents not only key history evidence but insight to an inventors skill and genius. Maria Beasley - Life Raft Marie Van Brittan Brown - Home Security System Josephine Cochrane - Automatic Dishwasher Mary Phelps Jacob … Continue reading The Beauty of Patent Drawings