Today we are taking a closer look at an iconic American snack food – Popcorn! Did you know that October is officially “Popcorn Poppin’ Month”? I just learned this on a neat website by the Popcorn Board, Popcorn.org, that provides a great overview on this healthy snack. A good place to start is to read […]
Playmobil has the neatest world themes and environments, from everyday life to the exciting and whimsical. Some of Playmobil’s new themes, like the Top Agents, have electronic features and more to make the toys truly “high-tech!” One of the latest is the characters of the Future Planet, the E-Rangers and Dark Rangers! These busy explorers […]
Have you looked at the night sky recently? We were so impressed earlier this summer with the Curiosity landing, but when the weather allows, there are so many neat things to see just by looking around the sky! But what exactly are you looking at? Or how can you know when to look for planets, […]
Each year, October 18 is a special day in the 49th state of the U.S.! On October 18, 1867, the territory of Alaska was formally transferred to the United States. This transfer was made official during a flag-raising on Fort Sitka, the site of much of the celebration today. Alaska Day is the culmination of […]
In the fall season, “outdoor play” means different things depending on where you live! It may involve scenic colors with crunchy leaves, or perhaps it’s finally when the summer heat has subsided enough to actually enjoy time outside! Or if you’re really lucky, maybe there is snow on the ground! Regardless, Autumn is an ideal […]
The 2012 Major League Baseball regular season has come to a close and now it is time for an exciting postseason! The new Wild Card format this year lets two extra teams earn a spot in the playoffs, with each league’s Wild Card game set for tomorrow, Friday, October 5. While it is fun to […]
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