10 Facts About Pterodactyls

10 Facts About Pterodactyls

“Pterodactyl” refers to two famous pterosaurs of the Mesozoic Era,  Pteranodon and Pterodactylus. Ironically, these two winged reptiles were not all that closely related. Discover ten essential facts about these so-called “pterodactyls” that every prehistoric life enthusiast should know.  There’s No Such Thing as a Pterodactyl “Pterodactyl” became the pop-culture term for pterosaurs in general, and for … Read more

The Granger Laws and the Granger Movement

The Granger Laws and the Granger Movement

A group of laws known as the Granger laws were enacted by Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois in the late 1860s and early 1870s to regulate rapidly rising crop transport and storage fees. The Granger Movement, a group of farmers affiliated with the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, promoted passage of … Read more

6 Key Elements of An Online Nursing Program

Online Nursing Program

Online nursing schools can provide flexible scheduling and self-paced courses, making them a popular choice. While online learning may present challenges, nurses possess key characteristics such as self-control and organization to succeed. However, if you are new to the field and want to pursue a master’s degree in nursing, you can visit https://academicpartnerships.uta.edu/programs/master-of-science-in-nursing-education.aspx to learn … Read more

Gisaeng: Korea’s Geisha Women

Gisaeng: Korea's Geisha Women

Similar to Japanese geisha, the gisaeng or kisaeng were highly-trained artist women in ancient Korea who entertained men with music, conversation, and poetry. In addition to serving in the royal court, some gisaeng worked in the homes of the “yangban”-or scholar-officials. Other gisaeng were trained in other fields as well, such as nursing, though lower-ranked … Read more

Famous Mothers in History Ancient Through Modern

Famous Mothers in History

Here are some of history’s more famous (and infamous) mothers and women nicknamed Mother in honor of Mother’s Day. Famous Mothers in History: Ancient Through Modern Abigail Adams Aside from being married to a US president, Abigail Adams was also the mother of a US president. While her husband was overseas, she managed the family’s business. … Read more

5 Reasons Small Business Scholarships Are A Jackpot For Students

Small Business Scholarships

Small business scholarships offer an incredible opportunity for students. Not only do they provide much-needed financial assistance, but they also give students a chance to learn about the inner workings of a small business. Here are five reasons from Benjy Grinberg why small business scholarships are a jackpot for students. Don’t Worry About Grades Or … Read more

How Cold Does Ice Get With Salt?

How Cold Does Ice Get With Salt

When salt and ice are mixed, some interesting science occurs. It’s common practice to use salt to melt ice on roads and walkways, but if you compare the melting of ice cubes in fresh water and salt water, you’ll find that the saline water actually melts more slowly and the temperature drops. Why is this … Read more