The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favorites. As the 2010s come to an end, we can look back on an era rife with discovery. In the past 10 years, scientists the
In 1900, so the story goes, prominent physicist Lord Kelvin addressed the British Association for the Advancement of Science with these words: “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now.” How
The US Senate confirmed former deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette to be the next energy secretary last night. Yesterday, Brouillette said that Donald Trump told him to figure out a way to boost coal.
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A New "Harry Potter" Knitting Book Will Teach You How to Make Clothes and Toys Inspired by the Wizarding World
You may not have a wand to wave, but you can still use your hands to create a little magic in your own home thanks to a forthcoming Harry Potter crafting book. Set to be released next year, Harry Potter:
ATLANTA (AP) — America’s eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading, according to the latest results from the Nation’s Report Card