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Darwin Didn't

To commemorate Darwin Day (February 12), I thought I’d talk a little bit about Charles Darwin (1809-1882); perhaps the most important biologist ever to live.


Synopsis of Decoding the New Science and Math Standards by Sally Whitaker

In recent years, there has been movement towards a common, centralized set of standards across the United States which has led to the implementation of the Common Core in 43 states. The emphasis of the Common Core is on math and literacy, which left a need for a set of science standards as well. This led to the development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and together these standards are helping to shape modern education, while also spurring much debate over the goals and outcomes of education.


What Does It Mean To Be Supernatural?


Why do we eat spicy food?

There are many festivals in Chicago this summer and fall, and many of them will involve food. A Taste of Latin America and The Chicago Hot Dog Fest just passed, and Chicago’s New Orleans Festival and festival de la  Villita are coming up soon. The food at some of these festivals will be very spicy, and the food at other festivals will not be spicy.


For All Mankind

For All Mankind