5 Articles: Take Better Photos

Have you vowed to take better photos this year? Whether you've just received a new gadget or you're a selfie superstar, there are many ways to improve your skills. Check out these five articles on taking better photos. You can read these articles using CPL's Online Resources. "47 Tips for Better Photos (on a Camera or…
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Absolutely Fireproof: The Iroquois Theater Fire of 1903

  Nearly 114 years ago, Chicago experienced the worst theater fire in U.S. history. The burning of the Iroquois Theater claimed the lives of over 600 patrons, a tragic number that even exceeds the estimated 250 lives lost in the Chicago Fire of 1871. Beautiful, lavishly designed and deemed “absolutely fireproof”, the ill-fated Iroquois Theater…
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5 Articles: Stay Safe Online

With the recent news of the Equifax data breach, are you thinking about how to be safer online and how to keep your information secure? October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, but it’s always a good time to learn more about internet and computer safety. The Department of Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect.Toolkit has resources for…
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5 Articles: World Sight Day

Did you know 253 million people in the world have a visual impairment? World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2017 is October 12. Here are five articles to help you learn more about…
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5 Articles: Elvis Lives On

The 40th anniversary of Elvis' death is upon us. On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley passed away, but the memorialization of the beloved king stays strong. Whether you're a die-hard fan or a casual listener, I would bet a hunk of burning love that you know something about the life or music of this iconic…
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5 Articles: Home Sweet Connected Home

What comes to mind when you hear the term “smart home technology”? Well, I asked around and here are some of the answers I received: televisions with internet capabilities automated home energy climate management systems standalone virtual assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home refrigerators with Wi-Fi enabled touchscreen tablets for multitasking automated security surveillance…
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