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Cool spots for summer fun in and around D.C.

The warm days of August are the perfect time for activities in, on and around the water.
  • Jul 26, 2018

Need indoor fun? There’s an app for that.

Solving math mysteries and setting up a vitual pizza parlor are two fun games for mobile devices.
  • Jul 25, 2014

Peruvian gold tells story of ancient people at National Geographic Museum

National Geographic Museum displays pieces that are about 3,500 years old.
  • Jul 21, 2014

At iD Tech camp, screen time is a learning opportunity

Kids at iD Tech camp learn computer code to create video games. Skill could help them later in life.
  • Jul 18, 2014

50-year-old Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was an ‘engineering wonder’

The 50-year-old span connects the Norfolk and Virginia Beach with Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
  • Jul 10, 2014

Leesburg teen steps up for touring musical ‘Brothers of the Knight’

Kaeli Ware has spent much of her 14 years in a dance studio. That hard work paid off
  • Jul 7, 2014

At Texas festival, watermelon seed spitting is big sport

The small town of Luling hosts the World Championship Seed Spitting Contest each June.
  • Jun 27, 2014

Fourth-graders set up a model United Nations in a model world

Stedwick Elementary students get a taste of international cooperation.
  • Jun 16, 2014

Middle-schoolers compete in the kitchen

Husky Chef competition gives kids one hour to prepare a lunch for their peers.
  • Feb 4, 2014

D.C. girl is among youngest professional DJs

Sierra Roundtree, one of the nation’s youngest professional DJs, aims to make it her career.
  • Jan 17, 2014
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