News & Notes

Which State Features America’s Newest National Park?

The U.S. just got its 61st U.S. national park! In mid-February, Indiana Dunes National Park joined Yellowstone, Yosemite, Big Bend and many more of the country’s most pristine lands. Indiana Dunes features 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline

Animals

The World’s Largest Bee Is An Absolute Unit

The world’s largest bee is a freaky, scary, absolute unit of an insect — and it was just spotted for the first time in decades in Indonesia. Once thought to be extinct, Wallace’s giant bee (Megachile

News & Notes

Don’t Forget To Celebrate Pi Day on March 14

Math lovers around the world observe Pi Day annually on March 14 — chosen because it resembles the mathematical constant, 3.14. Celebrate for yourself by eating pie, reciting pi from memory and doing any other

News & Notes

How to Skip Stones Like a World Record Holder

Skipping stones is one of the most relaxing — and simplest — activities you can do on an outing. There’s no better feeling that selecting that perfect stone, and watching it skim across the top