Why do cats purr? That’s a really good question. You probably think cats purr when they are happy but cats don’t always purr when they are happy but why? Let me tell a one reason why well the first reason is when a cat is sick or scared they will purr to calm themselves down. … Read more Why do cats purr?
When you think about rubber do you think, “Where does rubber come from?” or “What uses does rubber have?” or even “Who first used rubber?” All that will be answered and more in this blog post. What is Rubber? Rubber is sap from the rubber tree.The rubber tree was originally from the amazon rainforest but… Read more What is Rubber?
Do you know what the coldest place on Earth is? Well, since you can’t imagine what it feels like I’m going to tell you what I found. Scientists found out where by using a thermometer because you can’t just decide how cold it is somewhere without one. The coldest temperature ever recorded was -128.6 degree… Read more Coldest Place on Earth
Elephant Birds are an extinct species that lived on the island of Madagascar. They were HUGE so big that your about 60% the size of this bird. They were 10 feet tall and weighed 1,000 pounds. This makes it the biggest bird to ever live and this odd and huge bird doesn’t stop being huge… Read more The World’s Largest Bird
Did you know the number of animals that go extinct each year is almost fifty thousand? That is extremely high. The Iberian lynx is one of the animals that went extinct recently. It is a nocturnal cat that could run as fast as 50 miles an hour. The Sabertooth cat is another extinct animal. It… Read more Stop Animal Extinction!
The asteroid belt is in the middle of our solar system. Did you ever wonder how it got there? Well imagine this, large amounts of gravity, asteroids trying to fuse together but blasting apart into pieces. Or another theory is that a planet blasting into many pieces to form the asteroid belt. Here is the… Read more How Was the Asteroid Belt Formed
Which sports do you play: Soccer, Baseball, Volleyball … or perhaps Cheese Rolling? You probably didn’t recognize that last one. Believe it or not, Cheese Rolling is an actual sport, where a round of cheese is sent down a very steep hill and people chase after it. The first person over the finish line at… Read more Unusual Sports
Do you have a snake or a type of lizard? Well, those are exotic animals. Animals that should live in the wild. About 18,000,000 Americans have exotic animals and I think that should stop. Many animals should be in their own habitat. Today, I will tell you 3 reasons why exotic animals should not be… Read more Should Exotic Animals Be Kept as Pets?
Instead of walking, you are hopping. Instead of hands, you have paws. Instead of smaller ears, you have big, furry ears. What kind of animal could this be? You guessed it, it’s a kangaroo! Kangaroos are famous for their large, powerful hind legs that they use for hopping. They are the only large mammal that… Read more Kangaroos and their Joeys
Are you looking for the perfect pet? I have one for you. It’s soft, it has a yellowish color and has bright orange cheeks. It’s not Pikachu, it’s a cockatiel! Cockatiels are the second most popular pet bird in the United States (after parrots). It’s not just because they are cute but because of the… Read more Wonderful Cockatiels
Do you want to learn facts about Pandas and maybe even how to save them from extinction? If you read my article, I will tell you all about what they eat, where they live and even tell you the reasons why they are going extinct! This is all in my article so go ahead and… Read more Pandas
You are the panda bear munching on delicious bamboo straws. WOW! Look out your little baby panda bear almost got tackled by a snow leopard! This article is about panda extinction and a few other facts, do you think pandas are going to go extinct? You should definitely read this article because if you love… Read more Panda Extinction
Could you imagine life without cell phones, tablets, or calculators? These are all computers. They are important part of our daily lives. Here is some information about computer history. What computers are So what are computers? They are defined as devices for saving and processing data. They were created initially to calculate math problems. Charles… Read more History of Computers!
Have you ever wondered about National Parks? How many are there? What are they called? Where are they? Why do we have them? Why should we care about them? Why should we protect them? Well now I’ll tell you just read on and this article will answer those questions. Did you know that since… Read more Our National Parks
Imagine yourself as a copepod floating in the ocean seagrass among clown fish, puffers, and dozens of other sea creatures, when you realize you’re being hunted by a delicate slow poke seahorse who only swims five feet per hour. Copepods can escape from their prey very fast, so fast that the reach speeds that are… Read more Amazing Seahorses
You’ve probably heard of a heart attack, Yes a heart attack but have you ever wondered how a heart attack happens or what happens in the process of a heart attack? Well, today I’m here to tell you how a heart attack works. A heart attack occurs when one or more of your coronary arteries… Read more Heart Attacks!
Close your eyes and imagine leading your team to the NBA finals. Your team is tied 62-62 in the 4th quarter of the last game. There are 5 seconds on the clock. You dribble it fast down to the other side of court to not waste time. You make a few bounces and then shoot… Read more The History Of Basketball
It’s a Saturday morning and you race downstairs to see the box of Legos you’ve wanted to start on for days and you finally get to build it! You rip open the box, take out the instructions, pour the Legos out of the bag and onto the floor and you start building a big… Read more The Lego Book
Tuomo Lindfors via Compfight You are standing in the shade under the beautiful cacao tree in hopes that a foot long pod will drop off the tree and into your hands. When it does you run, skip, and leap to your parents. You say, ‘let’s make chocolate!’ Chocolate tastes amazing but how is it made… Read more History Of Chocolate
Do you know who Landon Donovan is?! I’ll tell ya. Landon Donovan is an amazing soccer player and was thought to be the best American footballer (soccer!). Early Age First of all, Landon Donovan was born on March 4, 1982. Donovan was born in Ontario, California. Landon grew up to love sports, his dad was… Read more Life Of Landon Donovan