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Ides of March

What is the ides of March? Why should we care? Where does it come from? Well, back in the time of Ancient Rome, along with using roman numerals, the Romans had a different calendar than our modern Gregorian calendar. The ides of March is recognized …


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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine greetings were popular as far back as the Middle Ages, though written Valentine’s didn’t appear until after 1400. Americans probably began exchanging hand-made valentines in the early 1700s. Today, according to the Greeting Card Association, approximately 150 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually. …


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Museum Tour Toy Reviews

Museum Tour Product Reviews Being MVP by Elizabeth Pyo “These [Belly Bumps] look like a giant red raspberries but once you get your arms and legs in the holes, you are ready for fun…[Belly Bumps] are fun to even lounge on as well as roll …


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Museum Tour Contest Winners

Congratulations, Winners! Prize First Name Product Entry 1st Prize Belinda 7301-Deluxe Belly Bump Set Sumo-style sparring combined with rebounds and rolls while looking like a ripe, red fruit? Sounds like the perfect recipe for hilarity on our family nights! 2nd Prize Yonatan 7190-CHEM C3000 Chemistry …


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Why Read?

National Geographic recently ran an article about Australian Aborigines. In it they quoted one man who, when discussing the advantages of reading, said, “Why read books? When you are hungry can you eat a book?” This comment reminded me of many discussions I had with …


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