Harry Potter Turns 20! June 28, 2017

Twenty years ago, a little boy named Harry Potter appeared on the pages of the first Harry Potter book, and captured the hearts and imaginations of mi

MTV Awards: Who Was the Belle of the Ball? May 8, 2017

If you’re looking for the latest Lady Gaga video, you might search for it on YouTube, but ask your parents where they looked for their favorite musi

Happy Thai New Year! April 17, 2017

It’s April 13th and you’re walking around the city of Bangkok, Thailand when all of sudden you feel a sprinkling of water on you. “Oh, I must ha

Then & Now: Look Who Showed Up April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: About a year ago, Xyza wrote an article about Julia, a new character who would be joining Elmo and his friends on Sesame Street. She is

Then & Now: It’s Not That King’s Torso… April 17, 2017

    WHAT HAPPENED: In March, a torso, head, and ear of a statue were unearthed in Cairo, Egypt. Given the size of the statue (just the torso

World Photography Contest March 16, 2017

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words Every year, Sony (an electronics company) and the World Photography Organization (an organization that brings phot

The Oscars: A Lesson in How to Lose? March 13, 2017

Although there were many memorable moments at the 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony, the shocking turn of events during the “Best Picture” annou

Three Holidays, One Week March 1, 2017

Did you know that three very different celebrations are happening all in one week in March? We’re talking about Holi, Pi Day, and St. Patrick

Then & Now: Africa Cup of Nations February 17, 2017

AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS WHAT HAPPENED: The country of Gabon hosted the 31st Africa Cup of Nations, a men’s football tournament, that brought together

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