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Free of chemicals and easy for kids to handle, natural dyes can range from nuts to berries to plants.
Pittas are chunky, medium-sized songbirds with long sturdy legs, stout beaks, large eyes, stubby tails and a distinctive plumages.
Alternative photo processes available on smartphones are reviving interest in historic photography techniques.
Since ending its backward motion in May, Mars has moved easterly through Virgo and will meet up and pass Saturn this weekend.
Andrew Carnegie — an immigrant, steel baron and one of the world’s wealthiest men — left a far-reaching legacy with his philanthropy.
When they’re afoot, vultures may appear ungainly — even ugly — but they are the epitome of grace and beauty when they are on the wing.
Vega, Deneb and Altair are the three stars that outline a large triangle that rides in the southern sky through summer and into autumn.
Climate scientists use clues such as pollen and tree rings to figure out what Earth’s climate was like millions of years ago.
Inventor, engineer and Pennsylvania native Robert Fulton developed the first commercial steamboat to successfully navigate Western waters
Mr. McMullan is best known as the illustrator of “I Stink,” the story of a garbage truck, but his newest work, a memoir, is quite different.
Before the waxing moon completes one-quarter of its journey around Earth, it will pass Spica and Mars and be in position to pass Saturn.
Building and exploring ramps with your child is easy and provides a great opportunity for preschool engineering and problem solving.
The real Johnny Appleseed was a man named John Chapman who frequented Western Pennsylvania.
What hatches out of a bird’s egg can be homely and helpless or capable and cute, depending on what kind of bird it is.