Trivia: Are You Celebrating Halloween or Samhain? October 30, 2016

It’s a trick question because historians believe that Halloween actually originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Why? Well people ce

A Not So Sweet Secret! October 16, 2016

Want to know a secret that’s actually not that much of a secret? Sugar isn’t that great for you — it causes cavities and can make you sick. Afte

A Long-Awaited Addition to the National Mall October 16, 2016

This week, the country officially welcomed a new museum to the National Mall: the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It is the 1

What Kind of a Person Becomes a President? October 16, 2016

Ever stop to think: Can I become President of the United States one day? If your answer is yes (and we don’t see why it shouldn’t be!), what trait

Nobel Prize: A Prize for Changing the World October 11, 2016

What do molecules, math, self-destroying cells, an agreement, contracts, and songs have in common? Yes, they’re all cool, but these things are also

Is It Possible…to Live on Mars? October 11, 2016

Yes, and people are making it happen! In September 2016, Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla (an electric car company) and SpaceX (a company that manufact

Is It Possible…for Taxis to Drive Themselves? October 11, 2016

The short answer is: yes — and it’s coming sooner than you might think! Last month, the lucky people of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania got the chance to

Is It Possible…to Break a Curse? October 11, 2016

We’ll find out soon! When the World Series (the championship game in baseball) rolls around, there’s always buzz about who’s going to win. But t

Is It Possible…for One Person to Make a Difference? October 11, 2016

Absolutely! Barack Obama once said, “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’

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