China Luna Rover

Top Photo: Chang’e-4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon

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As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.

Top Photo: As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.  Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons photo

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The use of objects for exchange goes back to ancient times. Sometimes people would barter things directly, but they also used currency to trade goods. Natural items like shells were used as money to make trading easier.The shekel in Mesopotamia—the oldest known CURRENCY—was used about 5,000 years ago. By the first millennium (1–1000 A.D.) coins made of materials like lead, copper, silver and gold were being used in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Paper money, like coins, could be easily carried and made trading faster and more convenient. But paper money has its problems, including...Read more

There’s something for everyone at the Wildlife World Zoo which houses Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered creatures. You have the opportunity to observe more than 600 species, including lions, penguins, giraffes, sting rays and sea lions. Additionally, there are a variety of fun pay-as- you-go rides to enjoy at the new Adventureland.  

There’s something for everyone at the Wildlife World Zoo which houses Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered creatures. You have the opportunity to observe more than 600 species, including lions, penguins, giraffes, sting rays and sea lions. Additionally, there are a variety of fun pay-as- you-go rides to enjoy at the new Adventureland.  

The ultimate birthday party venue for your kids! We provide everything to make sure your party is a raging success.Housed in an indoor family-friendly fun park, we have private party rooms to accommodate groups of various sizes along with your personal party host. Leave the party to us. A typical party is 2 hours: 90 minutes of playtime and 30 minutes in the party room. Parties come with a standard set of decorations, which includes a tablecloth, paper plates, napkins and plastic ware. You are welcome to bring additional decorations.

Experience the Best Full Service Birthday Party in the Valley as your guests are immersed in our signature multi-level arena that is like no other!  Celebrate your child or teen’s special day with our all-inclusive Glow Party including laser tag in the World’s largest arena, pizza, drinks, party room, host and glow in the dark plates and décor!  The birthday guest will tag with an exclusive laser tag vest equipped with special powers and a green laser!  

Dinorrific Birthday Party Packages! Guests are transported back to the age of dinosaurs. With more than 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs roaming through exhibits. The Stegasaurus Birthday Party includes; Access to Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs, guided Tour, dinosaur inflatable obstacle course, fossil digging, all interactive stations and invitation. Check out our web site for more details and for info on the expanded T-Rex Birthday Party.

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