What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This week, we learned … … urine, not chlorine, causes itchy eyes in pools. Dive in! … how we talk about teachers, and why it might be worth it to pay them $100,000 … or more. Stay tuned to TeachingCenter for details. … how “sushi” children … Continue reading 15 Things We Learned This Week!
By Alyson Foster Content & Collections Specialist, National Geographic Library What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of ice cream cones? Vanilla or mint chocolate chip? Sugar versus waffle? You may enjoy the flavors of this tasty treat, but chances are you’ve never paused to appreciate its clever design. Tasty and portable, the ice cream cone allows us to snack while … Continue reading The Murky, Delicious History of the Ice Cream Cone
BUSINESS Fast-Food Workers Strike for Higher Pay As many as 500 workers from fast-food restaurants across New York City are set to strike. Low-wage workers from McDonald’s, Wendy’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Domino’s Pizza, and Papa John’s Pizza are asking for $15 an hour and the right to form a union. Discussion Ideas: New York follows the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hour. Many fast-food … Continue reading Fast-Food Workers Strike for Higher Pay