12 World-Class Museums You Can Visit Online

BY Rudie Obias for mentalfloss.com While it’s hard to beat the experience of seeing a seminal piece of fine art or important historical artifact with your own two eyes, you could easily spend a lifetime traveling the world in search of all of them. Fortunately, the digital age has made it possible—easy, even—to visit some of the world’s most famous…

450 free Ivy League university courses you can take online

By Dhawal Shah for qz.com The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania. These Ivy League schools are highly selective and extremely hard to get into. But the good news is that all these universities now offer free online…

3 Tips for Making the Most Out of Bedtime Reading

Bedtime reading! It’s one of those wonderful routines enjoyed by parents and children alike – a time to unwind, enjoy resting together while taking in the phenomenal world of stories. When practiced regularly, it’s an invaluable experience linked to success in school. Here are some tips for making the benefits of this lovely ritual even greater. 1. Go Beyond Known…

Don’t Self Isolate Alone: Animal Shelter Encourages Fostering a Pet During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Kellie Bender for people.com Americans are being told to stay at home and avoid gatherings of people in an effort to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Social distancing is an important step to curbing the coronavirus pandemic, but you don’t have to do it totally alone. “If you don’t have a pet and are thinking about getting one, now is the…

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Recommended Reading for Kids: Lily’s Crossing

Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff, is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended reading for kids. Reading expert and Reading Kingdom creator, Dr. Marion Blank explains why: This is a lovely story of growing up, and the power that friendships play in helping us cope with the problems that life presents. Set in World War II, the story follows Lily, a girl who…