Marcellus Wiley is a former NFL player...a defensive end for the Bills, Chargers, Cowboys, and Jaguars. He played TEN seasons! Plus he's an Ivy Leaguer who graduated from Columbia University in '97. But despite his athletic prowess, he never learned to swim. And he's not alone. Nearly 70% of all black children can't swim. So now he's tackling the water with a program called the Distance Swim Challenge.
To read up on the swim event, click here.
You can also check out Marcellus Wiley's company by clicking here.
"STEM" stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for all Americans. President Obama is pushing this with all his might to help prepare American students to be compete with their international peers. Mario Armstrong was on the show today to tell us about STEM.
To check it out for yourself, click here.
Today on The Big I, we're talking about augmented reality gaming. Some say its one of the biggest leaps for gaming and computing in years. Researchers from Georgia Tech are on the show today to explain what it is and why its so important.
To check out the Augmented Environments Lab at Georgia Tech, click here.
Also to check out the other research happening at Georgia Tech, click here.