Saturday, July 21, 2018

Deconstructing History: Mount Rushmore

The southeastern face of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota’s Black Hills National Forest is the site of four gigantic carved sculptures depicting the faces...

Southern California teen Chloe Kim wins gold with historic performance

Chloe Kim stood atop the hill, blonde tendrils draping from either side of her goggles and Lady Gaga playing through her earbuds, the weight...

Why Greenland is an island and Australia is a continent?

There are several different ways of thinking about how many continents there are, with models ranging from 4 to 7 continents. However, in most...

2018 Pyeongchang Olympics: Meet Team USA

The 2018 Pyeongchang Games are here. Get to know some of Team USA's 244 athletes, the largest athlete delegation in Olympic Winter Games history. The most...

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;...

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