Independence Day

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, […]

Ms. Marvel

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige stated that plans to introduce Muslim superhero Ms. Marvel are “in the works.” Feige said Ms. Marvel could be introduced after Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, makes her debut. In the comics, Ms. Marvel is a teenage Pakistani American named Kamala Khan. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige recently dropped […]

Captain Marvel

Warning: Do not read if you have not yet seen “Avengers: Infinity War.” The “Avengers: Infinity War” after-credits sequence teases Captain Marvel, who will be played by Brie Larson in a solo movie in March before appearing in the “Infinity War” sequel next May. After being exposed to alien technology, the character, whose real name […]

International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day or May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the celebrations that the day includes. In the late 19th Century, May Day was chosen as […]

Learning About Snow

Teach your child about the science of snow and get some fresh air, with these winter activities. Snowflakes and kids are made for each other. You can use your children’s natural curiosity about snow as a gateway into scientific exploration. Here’s a primer. Where Does Snow Come From? As a child, my grandmother used to […]

Less Smartphone Time Equals Happier Teenager

A precipitous drop in the happiness, self-esteem and life satisfaction of American teens came as their ownership of smartphones rocketed from zero to 73% and they devoted an increasing share of their time online. Coincidence? New research suggests it is not. In a study published Monday in the journal Emotion, psychologists from San Diego State […]

Benefits Of Lemons

The lemon, Citrus limon Osbeck, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia. The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses. The pulp and rind are also used in […]

Dominate Your Job Interview

Congratulations! It took a lot of work and preparation, but you landed the interview and separated yourself from the others by… Using a warm connection to earn a few minutes of time. Showing all the telltale signs of being a perfect candidate. Crafting VIP marketing materials and resumes that were so good this company felt […]