Dinner Table Conversation: Elon Musk Challenged Himself to Build a Battery! December 22, 2017

We know storms can damage homes and communities, but they can also destroy something else that’s very important: power lines. Puerto Rico recently s

Chug … Chug … and Derail? December 22, 2017

The inaugural (or first) Amtrak train service between Seattle and Portland—the Amtrak Cascades 501—was much anticipated by commuters in both citie

What’s Going on in Outer Space? May 16, 2017

About two months ago, NASA announced the discovery of seven new planets circling TRAPPIST-1 (a red dwarf star that’s about 40 light years away)—an

South Korea Elects a New President May 10, 2017

On May 9th, nearly two months after former President of South Korea Park Geun-hye was formally impeached, South Koreans went to their polling booths

If You Can Think It, You Can Build It May 5, 2017

3D Printers Can Do a Lot! “3D printer house” by Scott Lewis via @Flickr CC by 2.0[/caption] It’s true. But we’re not talking about a p

A Constitutional Change: Turkey Wants to Make Changes to Outdated Laws April 16, 2017

On April 15th, the people of Turkey went to their polling stations to vote on a referendum: change the current constitution or keep it the same. The o

You’re Not Welcome: Protecting Borders or Un-American? February 23, 2017

In the world, there are approximately 65 million forcibly displaced people (IDP), that’s people who have to leave their homes because it is no longe

What Would You Do as President of the United States? November 23, 2016

With the elections coming up, we thought it’d be fun to ask kids: What’s the first thing you’d do as President of the United States?

Rio Summer Olympics: There’s a First for Everything! August 10, 2016

It’s been approximately 2,700 years since the ancient Olympics started in Olympia, Greece and 120 years since the start of the modern Olympics, but