No Bones About It: The Human Skeleton is Fascinating!
No matter who you are,
you’ve got something that everybody else has got, too: a skeleton! Underneath
your skin sits a complex system of bones to keep you upright and moving. Here
are some fascinating facts you and your kids can enjoy about the hum...
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Not-So-Famous Firsts in Robot History
In his 1920 play Rossum’s Universal Robots, Czech writer Karel Capek coined the word robot, jumping off of the
Czech word robota, which means “forced labor.” Here are some interesting robot
First movie robot: A female robot name...
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The History of Teeth Coloring, All Laid Out in Black and White
Here’s a brief history of how
people sought to change the shade of their chompers — and “white” wasn’t always
the desired effect.
MILK, SAGE, AND SUNFLOWERS
Because the general wear-and-tear on
teeth for the common man befor...
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Tool Name Origins
Here’s how all the stuff in your
garage, shed, and on the truck got their names.
Along with the gentle or aggressive
tapping of a hammer, a chisel is used to chip away into very hard surfaces like
stone or bricks. In a very slow, ...
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Weird Facts About the Moon Landing
Summer of 2019 marks 50 years in the past that humans did the most futuristic thing possible: We put a man on the Moon. Here are some quirky facts about that time Apollo 11 made its moonshot.
Who Needs You Anyway, Moon?
While John F. Kenn...
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