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

Spinning out of Control? June 6, 2017

You’re sitting in class and all of sudden a friend takes out this triangular-shaped object and starts spinning it on her finger. “What is that thi

A Record-Setting Climb in Yosemite June 5, 2017

Rock climbing. Heard of the sport? It’s the sport of trying to climb up the face of a rock, often with the help of special equipment like ropes, , a

Flying High: The Secret Life of a King June 5, 2017

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has led a secret life as an airline pilot for the last 21 years! Yes, this story seems like one straight out

All the Buzz at This Year’s Spelling Bee June 4, 2017

There’s a new Scripps National Spelling Bee champion and her name is Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California. She’s 12 years old and spelled the word

Happy 80th Birthday! May 26, 2017

80 Years Old and Still Going Strong It’s one of the most visited bridges in the world and on May 27th, it will celebrate its 80th birthday. Which br

Binge-watch Is a Real Word! May 17, 2017

It’s Saturday night and you’re happily playing Scrabble with your family. It’s your turn and you have three s’s and a bunch of vowels. “What

What’s Going on in Outer Space? May 16, 2017

About two months ago, NASA announced the discovery of seven new planets circling TRAPPIST-1 (a red dwarf star that’s about 40 light years away)—an

Football to Golf: A Natural Transition? May 11, 2017

What happens after you’ve had a successful career as a professional football player? Well, if you’re National Football League Hall of Famer Dan Ma

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