Heidi Warner

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This is What Happened on the First Cinco de Mayo

These days, the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo is considered a fun celebration — but the event that led to it was anything but.<p>The short version of …

The eight best young adult books – and why grownups should read them, too

What do my chosen books have in common? Well, in each case, some­body at some point has decided they are “young adult” books. As often as not, this person isn’t the writer. The category does have some meaning and some usefulness, of course; books that teenagers enjoy do often have certain …

7 inspiring children's books to motivate your young activist

It's never too early to try to change the world.<p>Teaching your kids at an impressionable young age about the most important issues of our time can …

Steven Weinberg: the 13 best science books for the general reader

If you had a chance to ask Aristotle what he thought of the idea of writing about physical science for general readers, he would not have understood what you meant. All of his own writing, on physics and astronomy as well as on politics and aesthetics, was accessible to any educated Greek of his …

Which modern day children's books will become classics?

We’ve had the BBC’s best children’s books of all time and not a single one was published after 1968, so what are the future classics, books written in the last 20 years that people will still be reading in 50 or even 100 years time? Join in our discussion to predict the future classics!<p>Many of you …

What are the best politics books for kids?

Children and teenagers,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Books,Culture<p>From non-fiction guides and picture books to dystopian fiction, the Book Doctor votes for the books that will help children understand the events of the next four weeks - and beyond<p>Do you know any great …

10 things you didn't know about Alice in Wonderland

Photograph: Culture Club/Getty Images<p>Alice Liddell, a photograph taken by Lewis Carroll, 1858.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/8/1428490850904/f078b616-cc98-4d78-9cf7-8676a6ca285a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Culture Club/Getty Images<p>Alice Liddell, a photograph …

DIY Stenciled Feather Guitar ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

Without a doubt, autumn is a season of sounds. Logs crackling on the fire, leaves crunching underneath your feet, the whistle of the kettle heralding …

Gather The Sticks for These DIYs ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The leaves have fallen. They seem to get all the press this time of year, with their bright colors and beautiful shapes. It feels like every …

Crafting

These Disney Pixar GIFs Will Make You Appreciate Mother Nature

For those who haven’t gotten around to making a trip to Paradise Falls or DunBroch quite yet, this homage to the amazing wonders of nature is for …

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Prehistoric Terror - How to Hunt Monster Fossils

The 9-Step Guide to Camping With Kids

Camping makes so much sense right now. It’s an inexpensive family activity in a tight-budget economy and a way to give your kids what they may lack …

Wow! A State-by-State Guide of America's Natural Wonders

The USA is one of the most diverse and beautiful places on Earth. From the sweeping coastal vistas of Big Sur, California to the breathtaking drama …

8 Earthy Eco Escapes

You don't have to stop protecting the planet as you travel to explore its many wonders. Hotel search trivago.com has discovered eight ecologically elite hotels that are taking "being green" to a five-star level.<p>Whether it's by using recycled materials, heating water via volcano, or growing their …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

In celebration of Earth Day, we set out to find the most beautiful natural attraction in each state, using input from folks who have lived in these places.<p>Can you guess which state the picture to the right is from? Follow along to find out. (They're in alphabetical order if you want to find yours …

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Get Ready For Hiking Season With These Two Killer Workouts

Whether you’ve got long backpacking trips or day hikes on the agenda as the weather warms up, making sure you’re well-conditioned will make any …

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Pinnacles National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: California<br>Established: January 10, 2013<br>Size: About 26,000 acres</b><p>Pinnacles—the newest U.S. national park—is a geologic wonderland of jutting volcanic spires, cliffs, and peaks located in the dense chaparral country of the Gabilan Range in west-central California. A mecca for rock …