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Video Of The Week - Moritz The Puzzle-Solving Pig

By Meera Dolasia on March 30, 2015
Video Of The Week - Moritz The Puzzle-Solving Pig

When one thinks of pigs, smart is not the first word that comes to mind. However, after seeing Moritz complete puzzles with such ease you may change your mind not just about him but all the other porkers out there.

Can "Operation Wonka" Save The World From Running Out Of Chocolate?

By Shariqua Ahmed on March 30, 2015
Can "Operation Wonka" Save The World From Running Out Of Chocolate?

Most of us could probably survive without spinach, kale, or broccoli, but a world without chocolate? Now that would be hard! But if some of the world's largest candy manufacturers are to be believed, it could happen if we don't act soon.

Finland Schools To Test Teaching By Topics Instead of Individual Subjects

By Meera Dolasia on March 29, 2015
Finland Schools To Test Teaching By Topics Instead of Individual Subjects

The Nordic country of Finland has always been at the forefront of education reform. Finnish students don't have to worry about being tardy, homework or standardized tests. They get a 15-minute recess every hour and attend school fewer days than kids in most developed nations (not America). Since February 2015, students have not even had to learn cursive handwriting.

It's Almost Earth Hour! Use Your Power To Help The Planet

By Meera Dolasia on March 28, 2015
It's Almost Earth Hour! Use Your Power To Help The Planet

Today the world will celebrate Earth Hour. This means that millions of people across twenty-four time zones and six continents will switch off all lights and turn off all electronics for an hour, from 8.30-9.30 pm local time. While it may seem trivial, this small action will make more than a symbolic difference in our battle against climate change.

Butterfly Wings: More Than Meets the Eye

By Kimberly Solis on March 26, 2015
Butterfly Wings: More Than Meets the Eye

For humans seeing butterflies fluttering around with their beautiful brightly colored wings is a joyful sight. However not for their natural predators like lizards, spiders, and birds. To them, the vibrant hues are a reminder of a bad-tasting species that are best avoided. For those not easily duped, some butterflies also have eyespots on their wings. According to researchers, this tricks would-be predators into thinking that the insect is a larger animal, like an owl

On Friday Show Your Support For Five-Year-Old Seth Lane By Wearing Yellow

By Meera Dolasia on March 25, 2015
On Friday Show Your Support For Five-Year-Old Seth Lane By Wearing Yellow

On Friday March 27th, five-year-old Seth Lane will undergo a bone marrow transplant - his second one in four and a half years. To show support and raise awareness of the Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) disease the young boy suffers from, his family has one simple request. They want everyone to wear Seth's favorite color yellow, and post pictures Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, with the hashtag #WearYellowForSeth.

Smart Beehive Is The Latest 'Buzz' Among Beekeepers!

By Shariqua Ahmed on March 24, 2015
Smart Beehive Is The Latest 'Buzz' Among Beekeepers!

Honey, the rich gold liquid that we all love is the miraculous creation of industrious honey bees. However, while the delicious sweetener has been used for over 8,000 years, extracting it is still a laborious process that is stressful for both humans and bees.

Video Of The Week - Tony Stark Fits Disabled Boy With An Iron Man Arm

By Meera Dolasia on March 23, 2015
Video Of The Week - Tony Stark Fits Disabled Boy With An Iron Man Arm

What's better than meeting your favorite superhero? How about receiving a bionic arm from him? That's exactly what seven-year-old Alex experienced recently, when he met with Robert Downey Jr. aka Tony Stark!

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