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A Ratings Ploy? Or Media Literacy Lesson? | By Ann Oldenburg
It was Science Channel’s “most-watched series of 2013.” And now it’s back for a second season. The Unexplained Files returns this week with 12 new episodes. The series looks at “mind-boggling” incidents from around the world – things that are strange and unexplained. Yes, the show delves into UFO territory, specifically looking at military personnel [...]
Following History | By Laura Fries
They say those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. But there are many people who make it a point to relive at least a small part of our nation’s past by spending their vacation celebrating it. History takes on a new meaning when you follow the path of those who have [...]
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The One Show to Watch this Summer | By Ann Oldenburg
If you tune in to one show this summer, make it Brain Games. National Geographic Channel’s Emmy-nominated series started a new 10-episode run of the incredibly fun and interesting episodes last week. Whether you are the youngest schoolkid in the family or oldest great-grandparent in the house, you’ll get a kick out of challenging yourself [...]
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The Children of Invention | By Laura Fries
Often making the news today are some of the coolest, most life-changing ideas. You may think only scientists or researchers are the ones who invent these kinds of things. But some of the neatest inventions, or life hacks, come from the minds of kids and teens. Frank Epperson was 11 years old when he came [...]
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High-schooler Carter Stevens learns she was kidnapped at age 3 | By Ann Oldenburg
Time Shift Your TV – Finding Carter New teen drama Finding Carter, which premiered on MTV this week, is centered around an unusual premise: High-schooler Carter Stevens suddenly finds out she was kidnapped at age 3 and now has a whole new family. Her world is rocked, to say the least, as she is plucked [...]
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