Honeybees don’t fly in the rain. Flowering crops need insects for pollination and honeybees are vital for pollination of about
It was the 1960s – long before there were fancy weather graphics and computer animations – just a man, a chalkboard, and a fat piece of white chalk.
Silversmith and statesman, artist and family man, ardent patriot and the subject of one of America’s best-loved poems, Paul Revere is a fascinating man whose legacy is as enduring as the nation he helped to establish.
Who was Bernard Lambert, and what happened to him? During the Second World War, a young Royal Air Force man
A Hollywood Beauty with Brains. “Any girl can be glamorous,” Hedy Lamarr famously said: “All she has to do is stand still and look stupid” – but Hedy’s lovely face masked the sharp mind of an inventor.
November 9, 1944, Lockheed Hudson FK752 of the Royal Air Force 251 Squadron flew from Reykjavik, Iceland, on a routine meteorological patrol with 5 young airmen aboard. They never returned.
Support Volunteer Firefighters! Volunteer Firefighters are an essential part of many rural communities. If these areas didn’t have volunteers, state
Japanese craftsmen create the traditional good luck Daruma doll from molded papier mache today much as they have done for four centuries. Learn the Daruma’s history, how to wish on it, and how to craft your own.
A Two-Ship Memorial Cruise marked the 100th Anniversary of the Sinking of RMS Titanic Just over a century ago, in
Kate Greenaway, Victorian illustrator of children’s books, was a remarkable woman in her time and her nostalgic portrayals of English childhood remain among the most popular today.
Shocking Pink is not just any shade of hot pink, but a very specific color that was popularized in the mid-1930s by the surrealist Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli.
Print out your own free version of this 150-year-old board game for rainy-day play, to teach your kids about US history, or to inspire you in creating your own Snake Game on any theme.