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Curious Kids

Is Earth really getting too hot for people to survive? A scientist explains extreme heat and the role of climate change

Many countries have seen extremely hot weather lately, but in most of the inhabited world, it’s never going to get “too hot for people to live here,” especially in relatively dry climates. Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If …
Scott Denning, Colorado State University, The Conversation
5 days ago

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?

Cole Mathis, Arizona State University, The Conversation
Monday, June 3

Why do feet stink by the end of the day?

When I was a kid, our family would end the day by relaxing in front of the TV after dinner. Everyone would have a seat, take off their shoes and put up their feet. Before long, a strange and unsavory aroma invaded our noses. Sometimes our feet smelled so bad that my dad would joke, “Who cut the cheese?”
Bill Sullivan, Indiana University, The Conversation
Wednesday, May 29
Kids & Family

Start in the attic to keep your home and energy budget cool

(BPT) - Is your home ready for what may be another historically warm summer season? According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2023 was the planet’s warmest …
Today

5 Things a Patient Wants People to Know about NF1-PN

(BPT) - Thirty-eight-year-old Antwan has been living with neurofibromatosis type 1 with plexiform neurofibromas (NF1-PN) his whole life. This diagnosis led to more than 25 hospitalizations and 18 …
Today

How to jumpstart your day & level up your morning routine

(BPT) - The start of a new day can be exciting, especially if you have an action-packed schedule to look forward to. If you’re looking to meet the day with more, there are plenty of easy ways …

Yesterday at 9:51 AM

Considering a Child-Free Wedding? Tips to Know Before You Say Yes

(BPT) - Wedding planning requires countless choices, but one that remains highly debated is whether (or how much!) to include children in the festivities.The Zola First Look Report found, of 4,000 …

Yesterday at 7:03 AM

Add getting vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia to your summer checklist

(BPT) - Did you know we have less than 100 days to enjoy the summer season?Summertime is here! The season we all know and love — and one that tends to go by way too quickly. Let’s be sure …

3 days ago
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9 tips for applying for FAFSA as new, simplified form rolls out this year

Applying for FAFSA became more uncertain this year. Bold.org pulled together the latest tips for applying to set you up for success.
Dom DiFurio
4 days ago

What are family engagement liaisons, and why do fewer than half of US schools have one?

HeyTutor analyzed National Center for Education Statistics data to illustrate the importance of family engagement liaisons in the U.S.
Olivia Monahan, Data Work By Dom DiFurio
4 days ago
5 ways technology can help your family unplug this summer
(BPT) - Looking for ways to help your family unplug this summer? With smartphones and tablets and social media in the palms of everyone's hands, it can seem like a nearly impossible task. But there's …
5 days ago
Scouting America instills values, traditions and skills
(BPT) - After 114 years, the Boy Scouts of America has changed its name. More than five years after welcoming girls, it has become Scouting America, a name that is more welcoming to anyone who wants …
Thursday, June 13
5 great tips for hosting your summer golden hour gathering
(BPT) - Summer is the season for spending your nights outdoors, whether by a cozy bonfire, in the backyard with a movie projector, or gathered around the porch table with family and friends. With a …
Wednesday, June 12
Preschool is popular, and more school districts are adding it
Chalkbeat reports on how preschool has expanded into Colorado's elementary schools.
Ann Schimke for Chalkbeat
Tuesday, June 11
Top OB-GYN Reveals Easy Tips for Reproductive Health and Wellness
(BPT) - Taking care of your sexual and reproductive health is an important part of your overall well-being. Many people find it hard to talk about, and there are many myths about sexuality and …
Monday, June 10
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