Monday Morning Noyze
Feb29

Monday Morning Noyze

Monday Morning Noyze is a new segment that will cover the most important news headlines from the past weekend. I’ll be the first to admit that I hear about news through social media, but I choose to follow twitter accounts such as The New York Times and CNN.  Incase you missed it, here are the top stories that made headlines this weekend. Academy Awards: Leonardo DiCaprio took home his first Oscar for best actor in the...

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Why Is There a Leap Year?
Feb29

Why Is There a Leap Year?

Do you have any idea what the leap year actually is?  Not a lot of people do.  A leap year occurs every four years, to help adjust the calendar year with the solar year because it takes the earth to complete its orbit around the sun about 365 1/4 days.  A common year has 365 days and a leap year has 366 days, and the extra day is February 29th. Who created leap year?  It is believed that Egyptians were the first people to add a leap...

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A Brief History of Pokemon
Feb27

A Brief History of Pokemon

Pokemon is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary today (February 27th)!!! And whether you loved it or not, it has been everywhere. I’d be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t heard of Pikachu. After all we did all grow up with it to a certain degree. What major events do you remember? 1996: Pokemon Red and Green was released to the gameboy in Japan 1997: The Pokemon anime premiered in Japan! 1998: Pokemon games and...

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5 Life Skills To Master Before College
Feb25

5 Life Skills To Master Before College

While people often say that college is the place that should prepare you for the real world, why not get prepared just a little earlier? With college being a much different ballgame than anything you’ve experienced in high school so far, it’s important to get prepared to make both college and life after college a bit more manageable. Time Management: College works in reverse of high school. While we are in high school we often spend...

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What To Do On A Rainy Day
Feb24

What To Do On A Rainy Day

Don’t let the rain stop you from having a great day. There are endless amounts activities whether you don’t feel like leaving the house, or if you’re brave enough to face the rain.  Here’s a list of activities you can do outside and inside. Inside Activities:  Create a dream board or scrapbook. Take whatever craft materials you have laying around the house and put it to use! All you need in scissors and tape or glue. Cut out...

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