A bowl of nuts, with polished or carved nutcrackers, is part of many traditional winter holiday feasts. Growing up in England in the 1970s, I enjoyed hazelnuts, almonds, walnuts and Brazil nuts as special treats… Read more >
There’s a longstanding debate among historians about whether America’s first Thanksgiving feast at Plymouth Colony in fall 1621 included turkey. Yet, today there’s no disputing that this bird has become a symbol and centerpiece of… Read more >
As technology evolves at an ever-increasing rate, the future draws nearer. An 11-year-old today is expected to see a 64-fold increase in computing power by the time they finish high school. From global internet connectivity… Read more >
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