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Best Beginner Astrophotography Telescopes Review

The best equipment for astrophotography captures what the eye can see and even some things the eye cannot see. The images you can create of space with a camera will amaze you. Selecting a telescope t

The World’s Most Dangerous Ants

There are more than 12,500 identified species of ants in the world today. Some ants are more calm, like Harvester Ants, who gather grain and seeds for its colony to survive. But with other ant species

5 Bizarre Ants that Will Haunt You

At any one time, there are between one to 10 quadrillion ants in the world. Some of these ants are harmless. Others are downright scary. Here are five types of ants that may just give you the willies.

5 Tips for Building Your Next Model Train Set

Building your first model train set is a monumental effort, though it creates a powerful learning experience. When you progress to your second and third train sets, it becomes easier to attempt more c

The Best Train Sets For Toddlers in 2015

If you’re ready to take the step of exposing your toddler to the world of trains, or you’re hoping to upgrade what they currently have to something newer and more suitable to their cognitive developme

How Safe Are Electric Train Sets for Your Children?

Many children are exposed to push trains, which can open their eyes to a wonderful and entertaining world of imaginary travel. As your child grows up, however, you may consider electric train sets as

Skeleton Stories and Myths through History

Along with bats and pumpkins, skeletons are the mascots of Halloween. This holiday is a hodgepodge of old practices from cultures around the world. The anatomically incorrect skeleton models used as d

Mission to Mars: A Telescope for Beginners Can Take You There

Planetary viewing is one of the most exciting parts of using telescopes for beginners. We have grown up seeing images of other planets and learning about them in school, and the one that has ignited t

The History of Thomas and Friends

Thomas the Tank Engine has been a staple in children's television, books and toy trains for a long time – longer than you might think, in fact. Thomas will be 70 years old come next year, and although

Chemistry for Kids: Why Buy a Chemistry Set?

If you want your child to take part in some chemistry experiments for kids, you could check various sources on the internet and put together a few things of your own or from a craft store for chemistr

Your First Telescope: Following Comets Across the Sky

Spotting comets may be one of the best ways to help you learn to find objects in the sky, even if you use a beginner telescope. Learning how to track comets will help you practice skills that will ele

Best Educational Toys for Kids Start At Home

If you want to encourage your child's interest in science, experiment with experiments. Thanks to the internet, ideas are everywhere. The possibilities will be amusing for you and your child and encou

Your Child's Chemistry Set: 10 Safety Tips

Getting a chemistry set as a gift could be the long-standing winner when it comes to birthday or holiday gifts for children. With some adult guidance, a child can learn important scientific principles

Top 5 Airplane Movies

Model airplanes can remind you about a lot of things. For the veteran, it may remind you about your countries’ history or perhaps when you were a young man. For others, it may just be a hobby fulfilli

Train Set Terminology for Beginners

With a little imagination, hobby train sets let you create your own story on rails. Whether you want to journey to the North Pole or travel through the desert with bandits in pursuit, your narrative w

Ant Farms for Beginners: Tips for Good Ant Care

If you are an adult buying an ant farm for a child, it would be smart to arm yourself with some ant facts to pass along to the youngster so the ants thrive, the child learns from the experience and th

Why Model Airplanes Make Great Gifts

Finding the perfect gift is on everyone’s minds this time of year. We want to buy a gift that the recipient will enjoy – and won’t return. You know, that gift that, when opened, makes the receiver’s f

Finding the Right Fit: Which Model Train Size Is Best for You?

When you are new to the model trains hobby, all of the size choices can be confusing. The first time you see an "N" or a "G" in the name of one of the trains you may think it is a typo, but those lett

Classic Ant Farms Never Go Out of Style

Classic toys such as Barbie, Furby and Legos are making the lists of the hottest toys by several retailers who are polling customers for the upcoming Christmas season. It stands to reason, then, that

For Stellar Sun-gazing, Start with Safety

The sun has some serious star power and a definite flair for drama, but getting a good look at this celestial beauty has a specific set of rules. There are many options for viewing the sun safely. The

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