LEAP DAY.. LEAP YEAR… LEAP SECOND! (So Cool!)

By |2020-02-23T10:50:32-06:00February 23rd, 2020|Parent Category I|

1. The Background.... One solar year (that is, the amount of time it takes our planet to accomplish one full rotation about the sun) takes roughly 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds. That extra five-or-so hours nobody likes to talk about are precisely why we have leap years: the 366-day years that occur every four years.   2. The rule: Leap Day happens every four years The point of leap years is to help adjust [...]

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Caffeine. Our Friend. In All Seasons. Without Fail.

By |2020-02-11T10:14:11-06:00February 11th, 2020|Parent Category I|

What is it? Caffeine is a compound used to stimulate your central nervous system. Your central nervous system is in charge of your brain and spinal cord resulting in awareness, movements, sensations, thoughts, speech and memory. Many people look to caffeine to help them through the day. A common way to obtain caffeine is drinking coffee. Are you drinking to much Coffee? Evidence indicates 4-5 cups of coffee a day is the optimal amount. Keeping in mind it [...]

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