Posts Tagged ‘national geographic’



Thanksgivukkah: This Meeting of Holidays Won’t Happen Again for 70,000 Years!

This Thursday is not only Thanksgiving, but for our friends who are Jewish, it’s also the first full day and the second evening of Hanukkah. The meeting of these two holidays is being called Thanksgivukkah. How rare is it for these two holidays to meet this way? Well, it’s not going to happen for another 76-80,000 years or […]

October 2013 E-News: Rockin’ Through the Ages: Celebrate National Fossil Day!

Have you ever wondered how scientists can know so much about things that happened thousands of years ago? For example, how do they know what certain dinosaurs looked like? After all, those dinosaurs have been extinct for thousands of years, right? Fossils are the actual remains or impressions left by plants or animals that were once alive hundreds […]

Wasps Can Memorize Faces!

Image Source: Pixabay.com Wasps have amazing ability to memorize and later recall the figures of other wasps, from native cluster. Findings add to other remarkable capacity of these social insects, providing new information on the specializations from the animal world.   Wasps are downright phenomenal when it comes to intelligence. They manage to learn, and recognize the figures […]