A One-Word Tongue Twister

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What’s the longest word in English? It’s the word “smiles,” because there’s a “mile” between the s’s (ha!). No, really, the longest word in the English dictionary is “pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.” The word has 45 letters, and it is what happens to you if you breathe the dust from a volcano. Luckily that doesn’t happen often, because it […]


The Fastest Fish

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Fish aren’t going to win any races on land. But swimming in the pool is a different story. The sailfish, named for the funny fin along its back, can power through the water at up to 68 miles an hour — as fast as cars on a highway, and faster than a cheetah! Pushing through […]


Change from Change

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Change from Change is a great new way that you can easily help the children in Manila by giving your everyday loose change Ask for one of our new Loose… The post Change from Change first appeared on Children of the Dump.


Cross-Country Choo-Choo

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Back when cavemen were chucking rocks at each other, the only way to get anywhere was to walk. Around 5,000 years ago we invented the wheel, and in the 1800s we invented steam trains, which were way faster! But trains need a track, and there wasn’t one track crossing the U.S. So the Central Pacific […]


The Cutest Octopus

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Usually when we talk about octopuses, “cute” isn’t what we think first. But this eight-legged critter here really is cute. It’s called a flapjack octopus, since the webbing between its legs makes it look like a pancake. It lives as far as 2,000 feet deep in the ocean, but this one lives now at Monterey Bay […]


A Mouthful of Kids

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It’s Father’s Day, when America celebrates all our great dads. But one animal dad who gets a shout-out is the gafftopsail catfish. After the mama catfish lays her eggs, the dad carries those eggs around in his mouth for a whole month! He can hold up to 55 of them, each as big as a […]


Guinea Pigs Above the Rim

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/*! elementor – v3.22.0 – 05-06-2024 */ .elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-stacked .elementor-drop-cap{background-color:#69727d;color:#fff}.elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-framed .elementor-drop-cap{color:#69727d;border:3px solid;background-color:transparent}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap{margin-top:8px}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap-letter{width:1em;height:1em}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap{float:left;text-align:center;line-height:1;font-size:50px}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap-letter{display:inline-block} A “slam dunk” in basketball is when a player leaps up to the hoop and jams the ball through the rim. Molly the guinea pig just dunked 4 times in 30 seconds to set a world record! She grabs a 2-inch wide […]


Choosing The Right Math Tutoring Option In Los Angeles

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Here in the City of Angels, you have a wealth of options at your fingertips. But with so many choices, how do you pick the right math tutor in Los Angeles? Let’s talk about different types of tutoring, delve into the crucial factors to consider, and equip you with the knowledge to find the perfect […]


Progressing our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy in 2024-2025

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Hexagon Hurricane

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The planet Saturn is famous for its rings, which are circles. But Saturn also has a large storm at its north pole – a storm shaped like a hexagon. The storm is twice as wide as our whole Earth! It’s probably been spinning in the same spot for hundreds of years. So if you ever visit, […]