Dinner Table Conversation: Elon Musk Challenged Himself to Build a Battery! December 22, 2017

We know storms can damage homes and communities, but they can also destroy something else that’s very important: power lines. Puerto Rico recently s

Can you Cheat at Scrabble? You Bet! December 22, 2017

If you’ve ever played Scrabble, you might have been tempted to switch your “BKZIPQL” tiles for some that can actually spell a word. (Kudos if yo

When in Doubt … Search! December 22, 2017

How many times have you used Google to find the answer to a question? Pretty often, we bet. It’s true—Google is one of the most popular search eng

Chug … Chug … and Derail? December 22, 2017

The inaugural (or first) Amtrak train service between Seattle and Portland—the Amtrak Cascades 501—was much anticipated by commuters in both citie

#MeToo December 22, 2017

Every so often, a small protest turns into a big movement, sometimes bringing about change. In the past year, many women have bravely come forward to

Junior Reporter: Jane’s Amazing Adventures with Chimpanzees December 7, 2017

Junior Reporter Zoya S. watched “Jane,” a documentary about world-renowned anthropologist Jane Goodall and wanted to share her experience

Junior Reporter: Who is Tom Hanks? November 17, 2017

Junior Reporter MJ had the opportunity to attend an event hosted by our friends at City Arts & Lectures where actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks talke

Junior Reporter: My Evening with Tom Hanks November 17, 2017

Junior Reporter Rema R. had the opportunity to attend an event hosted by our friends at City Arts & Lectures where actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks

Junior Reporter: Elections November 17, 2017

Junior Reporter Insha M. ran for the class representative position at her school elections. She might not have won, but it sure got her reporting on h