Fostering curiosity in kids (and their parents) since 2011

Shar Pei dogs have dense but loose folds of skin all over their short-haired bodies.

Are dogs really descended from wolves?

I was shocked to learn that Darwin didn’t believe dogs were descended from wolves. I had just assumed that the idea came from him. Learning it didn’t has me questioning all kinds of things — like do scientists think dogs are related to wolves at all?

A dinosaur eye peers out from a partially cracked handmade dinosaur egg.

“Can we hatch our own giganotosaurus egg?”

Four years ago, my daughter asked me if we could do an actually fun craft one day, like hatch our own giganotosaur. Today I finally got around to scouring the web until I found instructions for making your own dinosaur egg from common crafting supplies and household tools.