The Disney/Pixar film, The Good Dinosaur, will be released on Blu-Ray/Digital HD on February 23. It asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct?
For me, being different from the rest of the world is one of the most special things about being queer.
It's time for me to make a confession: I love cats, but I hate the animated cat collecting app Neko Atsume. I found out about Neko Atsume from my sister, who had seen it online, and then heard about it again from my best friend. They both said I'd love...
The universe is in grave danger of extinction! The evil Snake extinguishes the stars as he passes through the galaxy, causing chaos and plunging the planets into darkness. The Little Prince must leave his Asteroid home and beloved friend, Rose, in his quest to outsmart the Snake and save the universe from doom.
Yup, that's me imitating Nick Offerman at BookCon 2015. As a fangirl, I was ecstatic that a photo of me made it to the official gallery of a convention. As a Muslim fangirl, I was proud. It's not every day that a hijabi is portrayed as part of the fangirl experience.
Unlocking Parental Intelligence,
Sad Sam fell in love in tenth grade. He was quiet and cautious. He and his girl made good friends. They talked to each other about anything. By his senior year Sam decided to reach and hold her hand. This was long in coming. I n a text, Julia said...
Now, in the new age of "ridesharing," the dynamic of how we get around has changed dramatically.
As kids, we learn how to write, maybe play a musical instrument and draw. So why don't we learn to code computers programs too? What coding has in common with writing, playing music and creating art is that it lets you bring your ideas to life. Coding is all about creativity and that's why I love it.
In a powerful OpEd written by The NY Times Editorial Board, the numbers are painful. Nearly 12 million Syrians have left their homes. Of those 12 million, nearly half are children. And another point is that these people fleeing their homes aren't all Muslim. Furthermore, many of these...
On Wednesday, January 13th, I performed on stage for the first time. As someone who take part in so many activities in and out of school, finding the time to be a part of any production is extremely difficult. I was lucky enough to get an opportunity to try acting...
It's time for Iowa! Can you believe it? It is my first election season, and I cannot explain how excited I am to vote in the primaries and then in the general election. I see people sporting various t-shirts, buttons, and stickers and I can tell they are...
If you're 13 to 19 years old, send us an essay or video on what you think Donald Trump doesn't understand about America. Because as we approach this election, it's more important than ever to hear the voices of young people who will live with its consequences, even if they aren't able to cast a vote.
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People are suffering and need your help! You're a United States legislator and you have just been presented with an up-and-coming bill. If this bill passes, people will receive aid and live better lives.
As my almost 19 year old daughter Jackie, came home for winter break I had a laundry list of fun things we would do together like shopping, getting our nails done and meaningful late night talks over chamomile tea. I was so excited to have some much needed bonding time...
Making art is a beautiful thing; at times it can allow you to say or do the things you couldn't bring yourself to do in real life.
It helps if we understand that sexism and racism function together and are intertwined.
My school introduced a new schedule this year. Which hasn't been a problem for me, but for many its effects have been detrimental. The-effects-of-Alan-Rickman's-death-on-the-Harry-Potter-fandom detrimental. There are a few key differences in the habits of those who are handling his death - I mean this school year - well and...
What do Draco Malfoy and Ron Weasley have in common? How about Dolores Umbridge and Remus Lupin's tenures at Hogwarts? These Venn diagrams about the wizarding world of Harry Potter clear up these questions and more, like this one: Why is the Forbidden Forest a mandatory part of discipline?
Even if we don't break records, we'll still be sending a message: we are important. We matter. Our achievements and our work are not worth any less because of our skin color. We should be recognized. After all, it is true.
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The stage is set for 2016. From the Republican side, the likely contender for the nomination is Donald Trump. Trump really embodies Republican ideals, he's a businessman who speaks in short sentences. He gives off the vibe that he knows the country's problems and that he can fix them overnight....