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Back to School in Sierra Leone

A nine-month vacation may sound like a great idea, but to students in disease-stricken Sierra Leone, the lengthy break from their studies was too long. And too grim.

News Bytes 04/20/2015 0

Shiny belt buckles, big hats, boots, and . . . athletes?

News Bytes 04/17/2015 7
Micronations That Matter

It’s an important gathering of world leaders. Sort of. MicroCon 2015 is a world conference for what organizers call “micronations,” or tiny countries.

News Bytes 04/16/2015 1
A President Assassinated

“Great National Calamity!” read the newspaper headline in Washington, D.C., exactly 150 years ago today. The front-page tragedy was of a beloved President murdered.

News Bytes 04/15/2015 0
Telescope Trouble

All eyes are on a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. The mountain isn’t going to blow, but Pacific tempers just might.

News Bytes 04/14/2015 0
Job Perks

“Gimme a grande caramel latte double sweet dark roast, please, and while you’re at it, go ahead and give yourself a college education.”

News Bytes 04/13/2015 7
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Explain IT 03/03/2015

A flash of red light fills the sky! It’s not a firework on the Fourth of July. It’s a lightning bolt. “Sprites” are lightning bursts in the upper atmosphere.

Globe Trek 03/03/2015
Born To Stay Poor

They are called the “untouchables.”

Ka-Ching 03/03/2015
What Is Value?

Do you have a treasured possession? A favorite thing you value over all others? What does it mean to value something, anyway?

Law N' Order 03/04/2015
Cuban History in a Nutshell

In 1492 . . . You know that’s when Columbus sailed the ocean blue and discovered America. But did you know he discovered Cuba too? Columbus claimed Cuba for Spain. Wipeout

Mud Room 03/04/2015
Gold: It’s More Than Decoration

Wedding rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets—if you look around, you’ll see gold everywhere. So there must be lots of it, right?

People Mover 03/04/2015
College Payback

For most students, choosing a college is a big decision.

Pie in the Sky 03/04/2015
Look Out Below!

You could be the fastest skier in the world, but you wouldn’t be able to out-ski a snowslide. Snowslides are the most common kind of avalanche.

Pop Smart 03/04/2015
No Place Like Home

Look around your house. Are the clothes in your closet organized by color? Are your stacks of books arranged at angles so precise that an interior designer would approve?

Taste Test 03/04/2015
Fact Checking: From First Century to Today

Everyone loves a good story, right? Stories entertain us. They can teach us or help us understand a different time, place, or culture. But a made-up story presented as truth can hurt people.

Time Traveler 03/04/2015
News Think: Preserving History’s One Big Thing

Studying human history is important. Knowing how people in the past lived, how they solved problems, what they believed—adds to our knowledge of who we are today. We see errors from the past.

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Explain-IT trains you to understand the how’s and why’s of man-made inventions and ideas.

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Taste Test prompts you to embrace culture and the arts by demonstrating all that’s positive about artistic expression.

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Pie in the Sky

Everyone daydreams, and as it should be. Good dreams aside, our culture is a natural enemy of serenity and hope. God has equipped you for great things.

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True stories are incredibly powerful. They bring meaning to our lives—communicating the truths we can’t afford to live without.

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Mud Room helps you relate to the news by exploring the details behind the stories in the headlines that relate to earth sciences.

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Globe Trek will take you from the living room sofa to the mountains of Uzbekistan and from the screen of their smart phone to a Chilean plantation.

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