The Storied Beginning of Mother’s Day

What is now a multi-billion-dollar industry began as a protest to the Civil War.
Mother’s Day – It comes every year in America on the second Sunday of May, but… Continue Reading

Cinco de Mayo: A Holiday in Mexico and the US

The 5th of May marks a victory in the Franco-Mexican War.
Today is Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May. The holiday began in Mexico but… Continue Reading

Noah’s Ark – On the Moon

Scientists want to store frozen eggs on the moon for safekeeping.
The earth is a dangerous place to live. From time to time, our planet is hit… Continue Reading

The Spill: Turtle Smugglers of Galapagos

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Galapagos Tortoises Rescued From Smugglers Recently the Galápagos National Park staff discovered 185 hatchling tortoises wrapped in… Continue Reading

The Origins of Easter Traditions

Where did we get the idea for our most common Easter traditions?
Happy Easter! This holiday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his death. Traditions for this… Continue Reading

The Spill: A Border Farmer’s Trouble

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“My Bad” a Farmer Relocates French/Belgium Border The border between France and Belgium was agreed upon… Continue Reading

Mother’s Day: The Anti-War Efforts Turned Holiday

How Mother’s Day began.
Mother’s Day – It comes every year in America on the second Sunday of May, but… Continue Reading

The Spill: A Long Hike and Amazing Views

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Portugal’s Heart-Pounding Pedestrian Suspension Bridge It’s 1,693 feet long, has a footpath wide enough for two… Continue Reading

Cinco de Mayo: Celebrating Mexico’s Victory in Puebla

This festival is often confused with Mexican independence day.
Today is Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May – a holiday of Mexican origin.… Continue Reading

Can Advanced Math Be Racist?

Will Virginia's new program bring students' math skills up or down?
Does advanced math discriminate? That’s what people in Virginia are asking after the state’s education department… Continue Reading

The Spill: 3-D David

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Michelangelo's David By 3-D Printer? One of the most recognizable works of art in the world,… Continue Reading

The Spill: An Olympic Question of Style

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2021 Olympic Uniforms Spark Discussion The new uniforms for the U.S. and Canadian teams have been… Continue Reading

The Spill: MLB Moves to the Rockies

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Georgia Strikes Out With MLB Major League Baseball (MLB) was scheduled to hold its traditional All-Star… Continue Reading

The Lunar Ark: A Living Backup

Can the lunar ark act as a backup in case life is wiped off the earth?
The earth is a dangerous place to live. From time to time, our planet is hit… Continue Reading

Mother’s Day: Founded on Peace, Love and Strong Personalities

The heart and history of Mother's Day.
Commemorated with flowers, brunch, greeting cards, and shiny baubles, one event struggled throughout the ages to… Continue Reading

The Spill: Biden’s Big Speech

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Addressing a Joint Session The long-anticipated national speech in front of members of Congress shed light… Continue Reading

Cinco de Mayo: Not Mexican Independence Day

Cinco de Mayo means two very different things in Mexico and the U.S.
Today is Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May. The holiday is of Mexican origin,… Continue Reading

Does Advanced Math Discriminate?

Will Virginia's new plan promote achievement or mediocrity?
Does advanced math discriminate? That’s what people in Virginia are asking after the state’s education department… Continue Reading

The Spill: Bringing Home the Troops … Eventually

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A Symbolic Withdrawal of Troops President Joe Biden is withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan on… Continue Reading

The Spill: The Ocean’s Sound Waves

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The Year of Quiet Marine biologists and oceanographers are calling 2020 the year of quiet and… Continue Reading

The Moon Ark: A Global Insurance Policy

To save the earth from future disasters, scientists want to build Noah’s Ark on the moon.
The earth is a dangerous place to live. Periodically, our planet is bombarded by meteors, causing… Continue Reading

The Spill: Vax Passports to Travel the Country?

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Do Americans Need Vax Passport to Travel in Country? As the nation loosens restrictions on COVID-19… Continue Reading