Wednesday, May 23, 2018

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus offers kids chance to record music...

John Lennon is a name that lives aloft many of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll legends, but the Lennon Bus is a name for...

Real-life Quidditch: No flying, but lots of strategy, tackling and athleticism

f you've read the "Harry Potter" books or seen the movies, you know Quidditch is a sport played by wizards and witches that involves...

Rowing, or the Greatest Decision You Will Ever Make

“Winning a rowing race is not like winning anything else. Here’s my theory: you’re facing backwards, so you’re looking at the people you’re beating—and...

Grand Central Terminal: An American Icon

Grand Central Terminal, the country’s most recognizable transportation hub, opened its doors to the public after 10 years of construction and at a cost of...

How Do Forecasters Predict the Weather?

You check the clock and realize you're running late. The school bus is going to arrive any minute now. You grab your backpack and head for...

Why is Christmas on Dec. 25? A brief history lesson that...

Christmas is on Dec. 25, but it wasn’t always. Dec. 25 is not the date mentioned in the Bible as the day of Jesus’s birth;...

What Are Your Chances of a White Christmas?

Back when Bing Crosby first sang Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” his dreams came true about 33 percent of the time, which actually is a...

Home safety tips for the holidays

Take note: Behind the twinkle, sparkle and dazzle of the holidays, safety hazards lurk. Every year, U.S. fire departments respond to about 230 home...

So you want to be a cowboy?

If you have ever watched a great western movie, you’ve probably wondered what it would be like to be a cowboy. Though a life...

How our nation’s symbol soared back from the brink

In 1782, the bald eagle was officially declared the national symbol of the United States. It became the icon that evoked patriotism – a...

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