Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958. Jackson, the “King of Pop“, was famous for singing, writing songs, and dancing. He has been named the best singer ever. He had a lot of siblings most of whom were a part of the family band, The Jackson Five: Rebbie, Latoya, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Janet, Marlon, and Randy. Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, was a homemaker and a devout Jehovah’s Witness, while his father, Joseph Jackson, had been a guitarist who put aside his career to provide for his family as a crane operator. Jackson father pushed them to succeed, but he also abused his children. Jackson was especially close to his sister close to Janet. The Jackson family lived in a small house in Gary, Indiana. Even though they moved, people still think of the house as theirs. [read more...]
Did you know that if you practice at least three times per game you could improve your soccer skills? There are many different kinds of things you can do to better your game. Start with basic drills. “Go outdoors, grab a ball, and keep it close to your feet. That will help improve your ability to run with the ball close,” Says Hugo Grajeda, Director of Pro Youth Soccer Academy in Chester, New York. [read more...]
All around the world people tattoo their skin for many different reasons. People permanently mark their skin with names, messages, and even symbols that represent religious beliefs. [read more...]
Is heart cancer real? Yes, but it is a rare condition because the cells critical to healthy functioning in the heart do not divide. [read more...]
Flies are annoying- but did you know they can actually be harmful, too? [read more...]
Many people grew up watching Disney Channel. Recently, the channel has changed a lot. Disney now airs more mature shows to attract more viewers. [read more...]
Do you know what’s in the brain and how it controls our whole body? There are billions of microscopic cells and other parts that make up the human brain. [read more...]
Soccer is the world’s most popular sport, but it is also one of the most dangerous ones. [read more...]
In America, sugar consumption has increased substantially since the 1970’s. The average American kid now eats more than 20 teaspoons of sugar per day. A recent study from the University of Utah indicates that high sugar intake not only has negative effects on health but also may be toxic. [read more...]
Diseases can be very powerful. They can make people sick and sometimes even cause death. [read more...]
Have you ever been waiting in your kitchen for dinner while your mom is cutting up onions and suddenly, your eyes start to water? Or when you’re outside, and dirt gets in your eyes and again, your eyes start watering. The fact is that it’s not just crying that produces tears. [read more...]
Recently, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has requested that milk be removed from lunch programs in schools, saying that milk is high in sugar and too high in fat. They suggest instead of milk for calcium, kids should eat more beans, broccoli, cereal and tofu, which are all rich in calcium. [read more...]
A recent study found a connection between kids watching TV and eating junk food. [read more...]
Did you know that you need both your taste buds and your nose to taste things? How weird. [read more...]
Nutrition experts and some lawmakers think it is time to make school lunches healthier. Less than half of the main courses that many schools cook are made from scratch. Most school lunches include processed foods, which contain excess fat, sweeteners, and salt. [read more...]