Natalie Ledgerwood

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WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

A pair of daredevils, a Russian and a Ukrainian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building.<p>As Russia Today writes:<p>"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov evoke a Black Bloc aesthetic and an even more nonchalant …

Giant Inflatable Balloons Transform Public Places Into Alien Landscapes

Stepping inside one of Penique Productions' massive balloon installations is like walking into the ghostly remains of an alien palace. The walls of the giant, inflatable structures press up against the balconies, alcoves, fountains and ceilings of public spaces, transforming otherwise familiar …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Lose yourself to dance with this 'Happy' and 'Get Lucky' mashup

Mashing up Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and "Get Lucky," music-making duo Pomplamoose has come up with one of the more original music videos we've seen. Shot in a single take and employing just one projector, the video uses a variety of surfaces and objects in the 3D world as a stage for a series of …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

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Why Parents of Gifted Children are Turning to Homeschooling

Tell someone that your child is gifted and they’ll probably roll their eyes. They might wait until you’re not looking, but eyes will roll.<p>Tell …

February 2014 Giveaway - Oak Meadow

Some of our longtime members have been trying to win an Oak Meadow giveaway here at SHS for quite a while, so we're thrilled to give you another …

Homeschooling

Building Your Own Secular Homeschool Science Curriculum: An Ode to Bill Nye

Let's talk science. My kids LOVE science, but they haven't always. Only since we've been homeschooling have I seen such passion in them towards all …

The Secular Homeschool Community - Secular Homeschooling on the Web - The Magazine

We've been hearing from our members since back in the dark ages of SecularHomeschool.com that you wished there were a secular homeschooling magazine …

Homeschooling

Minecraft - looking for fellow hs'ers who play

Junior Member Newbie<p>Join DateSep 2013Posts4<p>I have a 7yo son and a 13yo son who both enjoy Minecraft and are learning a great deal.<p>They enjoy playing …

Minecraft

The Big Bad Middle School Literature List (Grades 5-8) (Ages 9-14+)

100 must-read classical literature books for kids (modern literature selections and Newberry winners) “‘Classic’ – a book which people praise and …

Literature