Did Cooking Really Give Us The F-Word?

The way most of us speak today is shaped in part by how long ago our ancestors gave up chewing tough, raw meat. It’s widely known that languages evolve as societies develop and change, but the sounds we utter are also shaped, literally, by the placement of our jaw — and that is influenced by […]

Are Turtles Reptiles or Amphibians

Turtles are reptiles, not amphibians. People often mistake them for amphibians due to the misunderstanding about the term amphibian. The word amphibian refers specifically to members of the class amphibia, but the word amphibious that comes from the same root means “operating or living on land and in water.” It is true that many turtles […]

Worm-like Amphibian

A strange new species of worm-like amphibian which was recently discovered in Panama has been named after President Donald Trump, by a company that says it wanted to raise awareness about the problem of climate change. U.K. sustainable construction firm EnviroBuild paid $25,000 for the right to name the amphibian Dermophis donaldtrumpi at an auction […]

Happy Holidays Project – 2018

As part of Dialect Zone International’s History Curriculum, students will begin to learn about different American Cultures, Traditions and Holidays. To further enrich these skills, students WILL participate in this multicultural, Happy Holidays Project. Thanksgiving Christmas New Year’s

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 […]