Why Is the Friday After Thanksgiving Called, “Black Friday?” November 16, 2016

It sounds like we’re talking in code: Psst … Black Friday … psst … any good deals? Over! But today, “Black Friday” is a commonly used term

A Super, Supermoon! November 12, 2016

Does a full moon ever grab your attention? You may have seen a really large one last month. That was a supermoon, which is a full moon that is closer

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

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

Who’s House Went on Sale? September 19, 2016

Muggles everywhere can now own a piece of story and movie-making history. If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’ll immediately recognize this addre