In Ann Druyan’s ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds,’ We All Help Shape Our Future [REVIEW]

Unleash your curiosity as you ponder the universe in Cosmos: Possible Worlds. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Back in high school, I really wasn’t that intrigued by science. It was all so complicated, and I just didn’t see how it really had much to do with me, so I didn’t pay much attention to it. But in college, I found myself in a class at the Cincinnati Zoo that introduced students to the wonderful, diverse, interconnected world of science through an interactive class where we studied animal and plant life, and suddenly I was riveted. Watching everything from gorillas and macaques to insects like bullet ants and cicadas, I discovered that every species of life makes a contribution to the planet, and why we need to understand and respect each one. And although not everyone can take a zoo class, they can read Ann Druyan’s new book, Cosmos: Possible Worlds, and find out for themselves just how approachable science really is, on our planet and beyond.

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National Geographic’s ‘Family Reference Atlas of the World, Fifth Edition’ Offers Parents Homework Help During the Age of Distance Learning [REVIEW]

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Discover the secrets of the known universe in National Geographic’s new Family Reference Atlas of the World. (Photo courtesy Canva)

The kids are distance learning. They have a report due about which countries have access to the internet. Where do you look? Or they need to write about ocean life and want to know how many species scientists have identified in the depths of the sea. How do you find that information? Search no more. A parent’s best new resource is here and National Geographic has got you covered with their fifth edition of the Family Reference Atlas of the World.

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V.C. Andrews’ ‘Bittersweet Dreams’ Is A Delicious Read [REVIEW]

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In V.C. Andrews’ BITTERSWEET DREAMS, a gifted prodigy must learn to deal with adult issues.
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V.C. Andrews’ latest novel, Bittersweet Dreams, takes a long hard look at the importance of beauty, intellect and maturity in what is one of the author’s smartest novels to date. Read more of this post