About Author: Darlene Kaskie

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->It is National Mole Day!  Sorry cute (?), burrowing creature, it isn’t your day. National Mole Day is celebrated by chemists and chemistry students on October 23rd. The mole is honored between […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    How Many Moles in a Mole?

    It is National Mole Day!  Sorry cute (?), burrowing creature, it isn’t your day. National Mole Day is celebrated by chemists and chemistry students on October 23rd. The mole is honored between […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->For more than two centuries, trains have traversed the American landscape altering how and where people live and work. This is why, in 2008, Amtrak created National Train Day to be celebrated on the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    I Hear the Train a Comin’

    For more than two centuries, trains have traversed the American landscape altering how and where people live and work. This is why, in 2008, Amtrak created National Train Day to be celebrated on the […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->“Eeyore was saying to himself, “This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.” — Winnie the Pooh. A long time ago, in […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Get the Lead Out

    “Eeyore was saying to himself, “This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.” — Winnie the Pooh. A long time ago, in […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->It is the proverbially windy month of March, when the weather is widely variable, blowing in warmer temperatures and creating spring storms. If you want to see how windy Iowa (or the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    March Winds

    It is the proverbially windy month of March, when the weather is widely variable, blowing in warmer temperatures and creating spring storms. If you want to see how windy Iowa (or the […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, and the world’s richest man, is known for changing how the world operates and functions. The mission of his non-profit, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Waste to Water

    Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, and the world’s richest man, is known for changing how the world operates and functions. The mission of his non-profit, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Because the weather has a significant impact on our daily lives, National Weatherperson’s Day recognizes the scientists who track our major storms and atmospheric climate changes. The day commemorates the birth of […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Celebrating Weatherpeople!

    Because the weather has a significant impact on our daily lives, National Weatherperson’s Day recognizes the scientists who track our major storms and atmospheric climate changes. The day commemorates the birth of […]

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    Santa Using Today’s Technology

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->As you take your final exam, you may find yourself shopping last minute for your family’s holiday gifts. Don’t despair. There is a day for that. December 18th is Free Shipping […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Drones are taking off

    As you take your final exam, you may find yourself shopping last minute for your family’s holiday gifts. Don’t despair. There is a day for that. December 18th is Free Shipping […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->In 1942, while Dr.Percy Spencer was testing a magnetron, a candy bar in his pocket melted. This was Dr. Spencer’s ‘aha moment’ when he realized that radioactive beams can cook food. The Raytheon Company filed a patent […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Get Cooking; Saturday is Microwave Oven Day

    In 1942, while Dr.Percy Spencer was testing a magnetron, a candy bar in his pocket melted. This was Dr. Spencer’s ‘aha moment’ when he realized that radioactive beams can cook food. The Raytheon Company filed a patent […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->December 1st is Cyber Monday, a day created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online the first Monday after Thanksgiving. Employees returning to their desks after the holiday, stuffed full of turkey, are […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Need a Lift?

    December 1st is Cyber Monday, a day created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online the first Monday after Thanksgiving. Employees returning to their desks after the holiday, stuffed full of turkey, are […]

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