From Space Age to Garbage Age? December 3, 2016

Sputnik was a tiny satellite launched by the Soviet Union (now Russia) in 1957. It was tasked to do two simple things: 1) send beeping signals from ou

My Money Is Worth What? November 16, 2016

Imagine that you had a $20 bill in your pocket. You’ve been saving it for months and tomorrow you’re going to use that money to buy a toy. You go

Two Years to a Leader! November 16, 2016

Can you imagine what it would be like to live in a country where there was no leader? The Lebanese people can tell you. For two years, the country of

You Go, Girl! November 16, 2016

Last week many Americans were hoping to elect the first female president of the United States. Although Hillary Clinton lost her campaign to Donald Tr

A Surprising Win! November 14, 2016

On Tuesday, November 8th, Republican nominee Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. Although many predicted that Hillary Cl

The Power of Persuasion November 4, 2016

What influences the outcome of an election? Well, for starters, the presidential candidates beliefs, leadership abilities, and plans for the country r

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