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Want to get to know your pet better? Be like this scientist

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Alexandra Horowitz’s best teacher had four legs and a keen, black nose. Horowitz even dedicates her...

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A long life, built-in armor, cool colors: Turtle power!

KIDSPOST-TURTLES

Imagine being a turtle — hunting for worms, insects, plants or even other turtles’ eggs to eat, or burying yourself in mud or leaf piles for the winter. If you were a box turtle, you would be among the only reptiles able to completely withdraw into a shell, closing it tightly for protection....


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Lend helping hand to those obnoxious movie-goers

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The movie theater is a place for overpriced snacks and to spend time with friends, without actually talking to one another, in a dark room for several hours. Unfortunately, some people are intent on destroying your sweet silence and relaxation time at the movies. You know the people I’m talking...


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The TX. 10: Best Singers in History

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1. Elvis Presley 2. The Beatles 3 . Michael Jackson 4. Whitney Houston 5. Prince • List continues below video  6. Halsey 7. Celine Dion 8. Boston 9. Michael Barnes 10. Elton John —- Kennedy Robins, Northridge High


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Think art is easy? This AP exam plenty tough

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“Which AP tests are you taking?”  When I responded to that frequent inquiry during the last month, my heart rate increased like every other high school student’s. For the most part, all Advanced Placement exams are held in the same awe-struck anticipation. But the AP art test, which I took, is not...


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Equatorial Guinea

Despite its name, the African country of Equatorial Guinea is not found on the equator. Its name comes from its proximity to the equator and to the Gulf of Guinea.


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Media often leaves questions unanswered

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Media has become a big part of how we live, as a society, today. We get news, updates, stories and so much more through several different media sources. But is everything you see on the TV or the internet true? Most say no, yet it has still become rather frequent for people to believe whatever they...


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National Park Service marks its 100th birthday

KIDSPOST-PARKS

Ready to blow out some candles? The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday this summer! Special events are planned from coast to coast and overseas. There’s sure to be something near you. That’s because the park system oversees more than 400 sites, including battlefields, monuments,...


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Want to get to know your pet better? Be like this scientist

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Alexandra Horowitz’s best teacher had four legs and a keen, black nose. Horowitz even dedicates her new book, “Inside of a Dog,” to this teacher: a pooch named Pumpernickel. Horowitz is an animal scientist who studies what dogs do (their behavior) and what they know (cognition). She learned about...


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A stream where no one should swim is good for the environment

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In a noisy warehouse in Capitol Heights, Maryland, the waste of 900,000 people zooms along a maze of conveyor belts. There is shredded paper, dirty plastic, old aluminum and shattered glass. Smashed soda cans bob amid coat hangers, telephone books and discarded lawn chairs — all of it hurtling...


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Knowledge course ‘exhausts brainpower' — but worth it

TX. Theory of Knowledge Class

Imagine being 17, hearing your alarm blare at 4 a.m., rolling over and oversleeping until 5.  Then you rush to get ready, and by 6:15 a.m. you’re in a seat in your school’s library, discussing with a bunch of other tired teens and a teacher whether everything in life is already determined or if you...


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