A Marathon to Remember April 30, 2017

What does it mean to run 26.2 miles? An incredible achievement for anyone, that’s for sure! But to one woman, it’s more than just an achievement,

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

Happy Birthday to You, and You, and You! March 13, 2017

Here at Xyza, we’re all about celebrating birthdays! After all, what’s there not to like? Cake, candles, party hats, and happy birthday wishes all

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

Xyza Interview: A Host Family’s Story March 1, 2017

  Here at Xyza, we have been following the story of the international refugee crisis. There are over 21 million refugees in the world—people wh

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

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