Can Animals Get Homesick? March 9, 2018

The answer: absolutely. Similar to humans, animals can get homesick. Humans can feel sad and express a yearning to go home. Animals, on the other hand

Plastic Straws—You’re Not Welcome March 2, 2018

No more single-use plastic straws, stirrers, or cutlery! That’s right. Many environmental groups have been talking about the negative impact of stra

You’re Banned! March 2, 2018

This week, a top court in Germany issued a ruling that allowed cities to ban the use of diesel cars. Wait, ban an entire category of cars? What exactl

When a Couple of Plates Move … January 26, 2018

On Monday morning, people on the West Coast of the United States and Canada woke up to a rather startling surprise. An earthquake in the Gulf of Alask

The Total Solar Eclipse Was So 2017 … January 26, 2018

On January 31st, parts of the world will be treated to a viewing of a rare space phenomenon known as a “super blue blood lunar eclipse.” W

An Astronaut and His Sandwich January 26, 2018

Well, nothing good comes out of it, that’s for sure. This week, John Young, one of the longest-serving astronauts in the history of NASA, died at th

A Signature Shrinks a Bear and a Staircase … Now What? December 8, 2017

With the stroke of a pen, President Trump shrunk the size of Bear Ears National Monument by over eighty percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante National

The CIA Just Isn’t Lulu’s Cup of Tea November 16, 2017

The United States CIA (or Central Intelligence Agency) is an organization that focuses on the nation’s security. It needs the best trained people to

Dinner Table Conversation: If National Parks Could Talk, Would They Raise Their Entrance Fees? November 16, 2017

In the United States, National parks are a source of pride. Hundreds of millions of people visit the parks each year to enjoy the vast expanses of bea


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