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The One Show to Watch this Summer | By Ann Oldenburg
If you tune in to one show this summer, make it Brain Games. National Geographic Channel’s Emmy-nominated series started a new 10-episode run of the incredibly fun and interesting episodes last week. Whether you are the youngest schoolkid in the family or oldest great-grandparent in the house, you’ll get a kick out of challenging yourself [...]
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The Children of Invention | By Laura Fries
Often making the news today are some of the coolest, most life-changing ideas. You may think only scientists or researchers are the ones who invent these kinds of things. But some of the neatest inventions, or life hacks, come from the minds of kids and teens. Frank Epperson was 11 years old when he came [...]
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High-schooler Carter Stevens learns she was kidnapped at age 3 | By Ann Oldenburg
Time Shift Your TV – Finding Carter New teen drama Finding Carter, which premiered on MTV this week, is centered around an unusual premise: High-schooler Carter Stevens suddenly finds out she was kidnapped at age 3 and now has a whole new family. Her world is rocked, to say the least, as she is plucked [...]
What makes a Playground? | By Laura Fries
Technically, “play grounds” existed before the modern day formal concept of a rubberized, color-themed playground came about. Play just comes naturally to kids. Where there is space, kids play. In streets, in alleys, kids played balls and games with whatever was available. So in 1903, when Seaward Park was built in New York’s lower East [...]
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The Fab Four: After the fireworks fizzle | By Laura Fries
The Fab Four. You may have heard of them. Famous group of gents–caused a lot of commotion here in the states. You know, John, Paul, George and Ben. No, not the Beatles, but some of America’s biggest historical rock stars, such as Hancock, Revere, Washington and Franklin. One of our family’s favorite books that celebrates [...]
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