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Is there a Picasso in your house?

Is there a Picasso in your house?

Although most of us think of Picasso primarily as a painter, he was also a sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright. In celebration of his varied interests and artistic media, we offer the following to encourage creativity across disciplines. Wee Society – Wee […]

The 2014  Sweet 16 Kinetic Sculpture Race

The 2014 Sweet 16 Kinetic Sculpture Race

The east coast version of the Kinetic Sculpture Race occurs every year in Baltimore, taking advantage of the city’s good-natured acquiescence to the ridiculous, even when it puts city traffic at a standstill.

Time Shift Your TV – ‘None of the Above’

Time Shift Your TV – ‘None of the Above’

National Geographic Channel kicks off a new series, None of the Above, on Monday, March 24, with a Mythbusters-type show that pushes science to the limit. For this show, the phrase “Kids, don’t try this at home” really applies.

Olympic Mettle

Olympic Mettle

Viewers can find plenty of stories within medal counts and gold-winning performances, but this Olympics has produced several golden stories that didn’t make the television coverage. It’s great to celebrate Olympic wins and events with your kids, but don’t forget to point out that Olympics […]

A Super Weekend

A Super Weekend

Once the holidays are over, winter seems pretty bereft of big celebratory events. This weekend, however, is a veritable triumvirate of exciting activities. Okay, so Groundhog Day isn’t really a holiday, but as weather temperatures decline and cabin fever rises, parents will take any excuse […]