Free Comic Book Day

This Saturday, May 4th, is Free Comic Book Day! Free Comic Book Day occurs the first Saturday in May each year. The event first occurred in 2002. Now, over 2,300 comics shops worldwide distribute free comics annually. Diamond Comic Distributors, a major comic book distributor based in Maryland, ships comic books to participating retailers and … Continue reading Free Comic Book Day

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The History of Valentine’s Day

When February rolls around each year, one is always reminded of a certain romantic holiday in the middle of the month: Valentine’s Day. Each person has a different notion regarding Valentine’s Day. Maybe they feel their heart go fuzzy upon hearing the holiday’s name, or maybe they are filled with a sense of dread and … Continue reading The History of Valentine’s Day

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in 1922, visitors may view 166 authentic artifacts from the famous boy king’s tomb at the King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition, currently on display at the California Science Center through January 6, 2019. Guests get a glimpse into the … Continue reading King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

The Sound of Silence

There are many parallels between the recent French and American presidential elections.  Like Hillary Clinton, the French president Emmanuel Macron had his emails hacked.  In addition, Macron ran against Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right candidate who is comparable to Donald Trump. However, one of the most striking differences in the two elections--besides the outcomes--is France’s … Continue reading The Sound of Silence