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This Month In History: August August 13, 2021

Here is a roundup of historic events that occurred in the month of August!   August 6, 1945: Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Did you know that the United S

More Historic Moments At The Tokyo Olympics August 6, 2021

Belarus Athlete Seeks Asylum What happens when you’re an Olympic athlete and you criticize your coaches publicly? In most cases, there are no re

Protests At The Olympics August 6, 2021

Background: Protests aren’t allowed at the Olympics—it’s the rule! Rule 50 to be exact. Rule 50 says that “No kind of demonstratio

MTV’s 40th Birthday July 30, 2021

What’s MTV? You may be too young to remember when MTV (Music Television) premiered as a brand new television network, but your parents probably

The Biggest Fire In American History July 16, 2021

If it’s summertime, that means you’re probably seeing Smokey Bear talk about fire safety. The west coast of California in particular is dealing wi

This Month In History: July July 16, 2021

July 6th, 1885: The First Rabies Vaccine Was Administered In A Human Talk about nerves of steel! In 1885, a mom brought her nine-year-old son, Joseph

A Bridge Made Of Grass? July 1, 2021

The Q’eswachaka Bridge: A bridge made of woven grass is one of the few remaining relics of the Inca road system. The Q’eswachaka bridge hangs sixt

Harris Is The First June 25, 2021

During Pride Month, cities across the United States celebrate the LGBTQ community by hosting events and parties. One of Pride Month’s signature

It’s Official: Juneteenth Is A National Holiday June 19, 2021

On June 17th, 2021, US President Joe Biden signed a bill declaring June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a federal holiday to commemorate