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Why Do Stars Shine?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why do stars shine and what are they made of? Do they have anything to do with dead celebrities or are there scientific reasons for their existence? Read on for more information, but no gossip.

Holiday Candies and Treats: So Many Traditions
by Marjorie Dorfman

What is the real story behind the candy cane? How many different sweets are associated with the holiday season? Read on, whether you are sweet or not.

Lightning And Thunder: What Are They and What Do They…Want?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why does lightning occur? What is its relationship to thunder and what are they both up to? Read on for some electrifying details.

Clouds and Some Things You May Want To Know About Them
by Marjorie Dorfman

What are the different kinds of clouds and what do they mean? Learn more about some of the more interesting formations of the earth's wondrous skyscape.

Financial Literacy: Why Doesn’t Money Grow on Trees and Other Important Questions
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why doesn’t our education include more and more information about financial literacy? Isn't learning how to properly handle money just as important as knowing your ABCs, especially if "D" stands for debt? Read on for sobering facts that are sure to draw some interest, although the percentage rate isn't clear at this time.

Blue Mondays and Good Fridays: Why Are They So?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Did you ever wonder how the different days of the week got their names? No, well maybe you should. Then again, just read the following and you won’t have to.

Turkey Trivia: Should We Be Grateful?
by Marjorie Dorfman

How did the turkey come to be the Thanksgiving bird and who were some of the other contenders? What is the Turkey Trot and how come turkeys don’t do it? These and other "fowl" questions will be addressed. Be prepared as there may be a quiz.

Map Reading 101: Where Are You Anyway?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Where do map reading skills come from? Why do some people have them and some don't? Read on from someone who was truly absent the day they did that!

The New Math: Wasn't the Old Math Bad Enough?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Do you feel children can do math better than you? Are you challenged by what seems to be simple equations? If so, join the club and have a secret chuckle or two.

Senior Citizens Returning To College: Is This the Real Fountain of Youth?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Where is the fountain of youth Ponce De Leon spent so much time looking for? Probably right in front of his eyes, if keeping one’s mind active can be considered a component of remaining vital and alert. Read on for some thoughts, whether you are alert or not.

Sea Level, Even If You Can’t
by Marjorie Dorfman

Even with your bifocals, can YOU really discern sea level? Do you understand it? if not, join the growing numbers of people who are surely the blind leading the blind when it comes to the comprehension of geographical terms. Read on; that is, if... you can find the article.

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