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Archive for October, 2015

I Go To The Rock!

About once a year, when we lived in Azerbaijan, we would take the kids out to the Mud Volcanoes. The Mud Volcanoes are not really lava-flowing volcanoes. They are shaped like small cones and exude muck-like substances forming something more like large mud puddles. It was incredibly fun to go out and play in them […]

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The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be

If you are a fan of the Back To The Future movie franchise, then you know that today is a very important date. In the second installment of the series, our hero, Marty McFly, uses his time machine to travel thirty years into the future to October 21, 2015. There he discovers a very futuristic, […]

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Just Be You

With an IQ higher than Albert Einstein, eight-year-old Jacob Barnett started attending Indiana University. He is studying advanced astrophysics and working on expanding the theory of relativity. Jacob isn’t the only youngster to show off his genius. At 13, Sufiah Yusof from Malaysia was accepted at Oxford in mathematics. Kathleen Holtz started attending California State […]

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Repent? What Does That Mean?

The police in New Hampshire are resorting to strange tactics to catch people using their cell phones while driving. The use of cell phones when driving is dangerous and illegal in many places. In fact, some studies indicate that using your phone while driving can be more dangerous than driving drunk. Everyone agrees that texting […]

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