Fun October World Festivals

Wouldn’t it be great to travel around the world and hit them all? 5 Interesting and Fun Festivals around the World to Visit This October What is your favorite festival or holiday?  Have you ever traveled to another country to experience another culture’s...

Take a quiz about Johnson’s dictionary!

With so much of our work being done online nowadays, we tend to forget about the tried-and-true dictionary tomes of the past.  These writers were pioneers in the codification of the English language.  Try your hand at this quiz about Samuel Johnson’s dictionary:...

VIVE LA FRANCE! SAVE THE BEES!

France bans all neonics.   France became the first country in the world to completely ban neonics – going beyond temporary EU restrictions and doing what scientists and 550,000 people demanded. This huge victory came right after a big win in the UK, where...

Can you identify these female icons?

I did much better on this  test, thank goodness…I got them all right 🙂  To be honest, the multiple choice made things a lot easier, and I’m much better at recognizing faces than at coming up with names and facts.   How many of these female icons do you...