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Cut & Dried

When Kids Discover magazine asked me to illustrate the process by which a wound heals, I pretty much knew how I wanted to approach it. The only thing that plagued me was how to replicate the whorled pattern of fingerprints—until … Continue reading

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Just Don’t Step In It

Electricity from cow poo? Done. But don’t take my word for it. Google Green Mountain Dairy.

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A 4th of July message

Unlike spacecraft that use fuels to produce thrust, model rocketry borrows its propulsion system from centuries-old fireworks (the most popular being aerial shells) that use black powder in a (more or less) controlled explosion. Whatever your reason for igniting something … Continue reading

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“Ayiouooaaoo…”

Alley had long suspected her orthodontist’s assistant was a little off. After all, what kind of job is that?  Talking to kids with crooked teeth while their mouths are opened and they’re practically upside down. And the kids can’t even … Continue reading

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Woodrow Wilson

Our 28th president, elected in 1912 and again in 1916. The only president of the United States to hold a Ph.D., Wilson was also instrumental in the women’s suffrage movement.

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

All seven wonders of the ancient world are located on or near Mediterranean Sea, largely because those who wrote about them had traveled in these areas. Marvels like the Great Wall of China or the Taj Mahal in India (modern-day … Continue reading

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Making Faces

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