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Once Upon An Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters by Oliver Jeffers

Slyly funny in a way kids can’t resist, and gorgeously illustrated in a way readers of all ages will pour over, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabet in a way that will forever raise the bar.

Picture Books

How Does Science Fiction Handle Our Growing Population?

Many great inventions can be credited back to works of fiction. With inventions like flip phones and warp drive being seeded by the ideas of science fiction writers.  634 more words

Science

Aim High

Remember, “the sky’s the limit”. So don’t go thinking you’re going to be an astronaut.

Image For Friday

Watch First One-Year ISS Crew Launch LIVE Tomorrow!

This Crew Earth Observation photo shows the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the site of tomorrow’s launch of the first one-year crew for the International Space Station.  63 more words

ARES EXPLORATION

[VIDEO] How to Wash Your Hair in Space

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg shows how she washes her long hair in space while living in weightlessness on the International Space Station. Hint: No rinse shampoo is a must. 13 more words

Mediasphere

Existence

Our existence is so small compared to the whole universe. We are merely a drop of water in a sea. No one knows for sure what is out there and maybe no one ever will. 149 more words

book review: the martian

I just finished reading Andy Weir‘s The Martian. I mean, I woke up early on Sunday to finish it (*insert wide-eyed emoji here)! … 166 more words

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