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KidsPost Summer Book Club: 'Slacker'

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Review: “Slacker” by Gordon Korman Ages 8 to 12; 230 pages Do you ever find yourself...

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It takes almost three years for a pineapple to grow to its full size.


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Say farewell to a season in the sun

TX Drawing Summer 2016

The summer of 2016 was full of memories we won't forget. Here's a fun way to say goodbye to the season — find these 20 images of summer hidden in our illustration. 1. American flag 2. Baby Dory 3. Donald Trump sign 4. 3 fireworks 5. 3 Pokeballs 6. Radio 7. Palm tree 8. Food truck 9....


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The grimy, black biofilm that's creeping over the Jefferson Memorial

MEMORIAL

WASHINGTON — It’s black! It’s creepy! And it’s crawling over the Jefferson Memorial! It’s biofilm — a microbial invasion of uncertain origin that has begrimed the stone surface of one of the nation’s most hallowed monuments. Part algae, part...


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The TX. 10: Summer Anthems We Loved

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1. “7 Years” by Lukas Graham One of the biggest radio hits of the summer, “7 Years” is a song about Graham’s own hopes and dreams, fulfilled and unfulfilled. The song is famous for being honest, widely relatable and untraditionally emotional for the genre. 2....


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KidsPost Summer Book Club: 'Slacker'

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Review: “Slacker” by Gordon Korman Ages 8 to 12; 230 pages Do you ever find yourself sucked into a video game so deeply that anything not coming through your headphones sounds like a distant “blah, blah, blah


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Six things to know before your first Comic Con

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All right, kids, it’s that time of year again! Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 is coming up soon, and just like last year, the convention sounds like it’s going to be amazing. There’s an awesome lineup of artists, celebrity guests and events this year, starting Thursday, Sept. 1 and...


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How to survive that crazy all-nighter

TX. All-Nighters

Even if you’ve never pulled an all-nighter, you’ve heard stories about them. Some people use all-nighters to fit in last-minute study sessions. Others may be forced to pull all-nighters when they work graveyard shifts. Others may use them during parties or sleepovers. But what is the...


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KidsPost Summer Book Club: 'Chomp'

KIDSPOST-BOOKCLUB

Book  review: “Chomp” By Carl Hiaasen Age 10 and older. 301 pages. What would it be like to feed a 14-foot python as one of your weekly chores? That’s life for young Wahoo Cray, whose father is a professional animal wrangler and whose big back yard looks like a zoo. Wahoo...


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Peer into the past at this historic Maryland barn

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The smell of newly cut yellow pine wafts through the three-story stone barn in Sandy Spring, Maryland. It’s a pleasant aroma on a scorching summer day, but an odd one, too, because the barn is nearly 200 years old. The wood replaced some beams and flooring and was used to make exhibits and...


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This tricky card game has spanned generations

KIDSPOST-BRIDGE

When Reginald Smith heard about a bridge club at his school, he thought he and his friends “would be building” — making model bridges or learning about construction. “But then I found out that it was cards,” he said late last month, standing outside a bustling...


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