Flightless Cormorant and It’s Tiny Wings

Off the coast of Ecuador, there is a cluster of volcanic islands that seem like they are on another planet. These islands, called the Galapagos, have been untouched until very recently, being used as a base for 18th and 19th century sailors and pirates, and finally being claimed and settled in 1832. These islands are…

Our Earth Day, Own It!

“Catch! calls the Once-ler. He lets something fall. It’s a Truffula Seed. It’s the last one of all! You’re in charge of the last of the Truffula Seeds. And Truffula Trees are what everyone needs. Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care. Give it clean water. And feed it fresh air. Grow a forest. Protect it from axes that hack. Then the Lorax and…

Keep Moving Forward Jack Andraka!

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”~ThomasEdison~ When a beloved family friend died of pancreatic cancer, brilliant teen Jack Andraka set out on a mission. to find an early stage detection for pancreatic cancer. Finding out too late is why so many pancreatic cancer patients don’t make it five years…

Thriving in Extremes!

Where are you most and least comfortable? Basically, the average human survives in a nice, safe place with food, oxygen, radiation protection, and naturally room temperature. Well, some organisms aren’t nearly as picky about their environments. They might live in briny pools, deep underground, or by the Chernobyl reactor meltdown site. They have the superhuman…