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4th of July military traditions we know and love
Happy Birthday, America! It’s that time of year when we celebrate our freedom and the birth of the country we all know and love.
28 free virtual field trips and activities for families in quarantine
While the world is sorting out the new normal of social distancing, parents everywhere are also trying to do it with full-time jobs, and in many cases, no child care. For the first time in most of our lifetimes, schools have been shut down for exten…
The war that forced Paris to eat its zoo
For four months from Sept. 19, 1870 to Jan. 28, 1871, the Prussian Army laid siege to the city of Paris, as part of the Franco-Prussian War. Prior to having all supply lines cut off, the French Ministry of Agriculture furiously worked to gather as m…