Jill Striebig

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Earth Science for Kids - Free Games, Fun Experiments, Cool Activities Online

Check out the exciting subject of Earth for kids with our range of fun experiments, free games, fun science fair projects, cool quizzes, interesting …

Lightning struck this golf course, and the after photo is jaw-dropping

A golf course in Des Moines, Iowa found an unexpected trail of storm evidence burned into the turf by a lightning bolt:<p>Amazing!<p>The Weather Channel explained: "When lightning strikes earth, it branches out along the ground which, in this case, happened to be a green. These currents fan out from the …

Weather

2016 Is Breaking All Kinds of Climate Records, and It’s Only Half Over

January to June has been the warmest half-year on record.<p>The year is only half over, and already two big indicators of climate change (global surface temperatures, and the diminishing extent of Arctic sea ice) are smashing record after record, NASA scientists said on Tuesday in a press …

The rare weather phenomenon that produced a giant mushroom cloud in Arizona

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this picture is of an atom bomb exploding over Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Thankfully, there haven’t been any atmospheric nuclear bomb tests since 1980. The picture of a giant mushroom cloud, captured by Bruce Haffner, a freelance reporter and helicopter pilot, is a rare …

Weather

The Latest: Trump says US might not defend some NATO members

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT):<p>12:03 a.m.<p>Donald Trump says the United States under his leadership …

Eric Trump Says He's Using 'Zero' Help for His Republican Convention Speech

Eric Trump said he had “zero” assistance writing the speech he will deliver Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention, following the …

Donald Trump

Paul Ryan Slams Hillary Clinton, But Mostly Ignores Donald Trump

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has had a very rocky relationship with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and he addressed that schism head …

Trump campaign tries to move on from plagiarism controversy

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's campaign finally moved Wednesday to shut down the distracting controversy over Melania Trump's plagiarized speech by identifying the writer who worked on the speech.<p>After spending more than 36 hours directly dismissing charges of plagiarism, the campaign pivoted to …

Donald Trump

Paul Ryan fumbles football analogy to describe GOP divide

<b>(CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan, who was slow to endorse Donald Trump for president, referenced the divide in his party and attempted a football analogy -- that fell flat -- to describe how the GOP can unify behind its nominee.<p>Ryan made the comments Tuesday at a breakfast with Texas delegates to …

Republicans

Ben Carson defends connecting Hillary Clinton to Lucifer

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former presidential candidate Ben Carson said Wednesday that he linked Hillary Clinton to a prominent community organizer, Saul Alinsky, who once offered measured praise of Lucifer in a book, to provide "perspective" on what type of president the Democrat would be.<p>"Recognize that …

Government

Exclusive: Trump could seek new law to purge government of Obama appointees

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - If he wins the presidency, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would seek to purge the federal government of officials appointed by Democratic President Barack Obama and could ask Congress to pass legislation making it easier to fire public workers, Trump ally, Chris …

Donald Trump

German official wants Russian competitors excluded from Rio Olympics

BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of the German Olympic Sports Confederation on Tuesday said Russian competitors should be banned from the Rio Olympics if the findings of a scathing report about Moscow concealing positive doping tests at the 2014 Sochi Olympics are confirmed.<p>The logos of the German …

Rio Olympics

Meet The New 'Fierce Five' Gymnastics Team Heading To Rio

It’s crazy to believe that four years have passed since the last summer Olympics, but here we are! At the beginning of August, we’re heading to Rio, …

Molly Ludlow, Katie Mackey Rebound in Monaco Following Olympic Trials

Americans who fell short of making Team USA are setting personal bests in Europe.<p>Molly Ludlow came heartbreakingly close to making the Olympic team at the trials earlier this month, but she missed in the 800 meters by 0.04 seconds, repeating the result from 2012, when she placed fourth by 0.22 …

Parenting: Your Kids Will Be Older Tomorrow

When I was pregnant with my oldest daughter, I remember strangers placing their hands on my stomach, asking whether I was having a girl or a boy, when I was due, and whether I picked a name.<p>I received all sorts of parenting advice, most of it unsolicited.<p>Which car seats and strollers were the …

Why Teaching Your Kids To Share Is What You've Been Doing Wrong

Controlling the way our children share is common parenting advice but there is a better way to show our children how to share on their own terms.