This past August I was lucky enough to be picked out of 482 girls as a model for the second annual American Girl Fashion Show. It takes place during four different shows that happen Nov. 5–6 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.

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Who can resist those big, sad eyes? You have a ham sandwich. He doesn’t have a ham sandwich. Where is the justice in that? You break. Now he has half a ham sandwich. Better?

Pet owners can hurt their pets because they don’t know better. If your dog is a bundle of fur and fat, the ham... Read more

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Thailand will OBSERVE a year of mourning following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct. 13. The Thai king was 88 years old and had been head of the country for 70 years—he was the world’s longest reigning monarch.

King Bhumibol’s son, the Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, is set... Read more

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Unknown hackers took over more than 100,000 internet-connected devices, many of them simple gad- gets like cable TV boxes and even baby crib monitors, to cripple a major internet service provider on Oct. 21. The attack left countless customers nationwide unable to get to popular services like... Read more

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Hey, rockhounds! Keep a sharp eye out for the unusual. An odd-looking brown pebble found on a southeastern English shore turned out to be the first evidence of a dinosaur’s brain!

Thankfully, the dinosaur experts who made this discovery had much larger brains than the DONOR dino—probably... Read more

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At Biosphere 2 scientists are studying how rocks weather and erode to create new SOIL and how that new soil fosters microbes, nutrient availability and plant growth. WATER carries bits of broken rock down from the mountains, then the rivers carry them along the valleys, sometimes all... Read more

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Did you Know?

Scale Matters

B2 scientists are studying the movement of water through soil in three “sizes” or scales:

  • Small: in a beaker on a lab bench where we can measure chemical changes.
  • Medium:  On the LEO slopes where rain can be controlled
  • ... Read more

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