Most teenagers have taken hundreds or even thousands of selfies by the time they graduate from high school. But how many earn a national award for one?
Articles by Lia Tremblay
When thinking about states of matter, water is an easy example. In its liquid form, it flows easily out of a glass. In its solid form, it makes the ice that keeps our drinks nice and cool.
Many of us remember playing a spirited game of Red Light/Green Light when we were kids. It was a test of our physical agility to go from running to stopping with immediate ease, but it was also a test of our mental ability to quickly process and act on spoken commands.
After a rewarding vetinary career, Ken Scheel of Harrisonburg, Va. has made his toy-creating pastime into a full-time empire crowned by building blocks he calls KEVA Planks.
Gummie vitamins have become a popular way to get a good dose of nutrients each day. It’s a routine many of us don’t give much thought to, but a lot of science goes into that little bite: everything from its color to its digestibility was studied and perfected in a lab. Check out three “Hot Shots and Hot Jobs” involved in the development and design of gummie vitamins: Product Design Scientist, Confection Technologist, and Analytical Chemist.
There’s a reason many people proudly refer to themselves as “tree huggers.” Trees are essential to a healthy environment, providing oxygen, shade, erosion protection, and a comfy home for many animals—not to mention the ones that offer tasty fruits and nuts for us to eat.
Beer isn’t just a favorite way to wash down a plate of game-night chicken wings. It’s been a part of the human experience for at least 7,000 years. In many different forms, it swept through the ancient civilizations of Egypt and China, through Europe, and onto the tables of our founding fathers to become America’s favorite alcoholic beverage.