I saw the movie last night. I HAVE read al three books. And this is a funny, yet accurate review. Once you’re finished reading it – go see the movie!

I Thought This Would Be Easier

Right, so I told you guys last night that Hunger Games was AWESOME, but that I was too tired to carry on. Well the time has officially come where you can stop being mad at me, ’cause I’m about to spill my guts.

I must preface by saying that I haven’t completed the books yet. I KNOW – crazy. It’s just things have been a little intense for the past year and I made it no further than Katniss becoming a tribute. Again, I KNOW. I do have a relatively decent reason though. My sister read them all and warned me not to get too far into them unless I could finish all three at the same time – because we’re both like this – we will stay up all night reading a really good book(s) and be sleep deprived zombies until we get to the end of the…

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Alan Alda’s Flame Challenge

At age 11, actor Alan Alda asked his teacher what a flame was. He received a confusing answer: “oxidation.” In the spirit of better communicating science, he’s created the “Flame Challenge,” a contest in which scientists do their best to define a flame. Eleven-year-olds from around the world will judge the entries.

Source: NPR

For more information on the Flame Challenge, visit the Official Website.

To read Alda’s guest article in Science, introducing the challenge, click here.