Every year on October 31st children (and some adults) dress up in costumes to celebrate Halloween. Houses are decorated with Jack-o-Lanterns, artificial spiders and cobwebs, pretend witches and ghosts and other frightening objects that symbolize this special day. On the evening of Halloween, in North America and many other countries around the world, groups of children can be seen walking the streets wearing costumes and visiting their neighbors’houses to […]

Climate Change

Many students have asked my opinion about “climate change.” Here’s Gordon Wysong explaining the truth behind the science of “climate change.” A Sophomoric Look at Climate Change By Gordon Wysong My nephew completed freshman year in college, and he was excited to have qualified for the climate science track.  With his prowess in algebra on display, […]

Skills for young People

Everyday skills every young person should have Here are the lessons that I think every parent needs to teach their child, whether you’re raising boys or girls. Before leaving the nest, they should be able to: Cook inexpensive, nutritious meals from scratch How to use up leftovers Get from point A to point B using public transit […]

Smartphones Now Transforming The Human Skeleton

Modern life is transforming the human skeleton. Humans are now developing a bone spike at the back of the head caused by regularly looking down at their smartphones, according to a recent study. The phenomenon is called an external occipital protuberance: a lump on the back of the head believed to be caused by the […]


The following is a mini-tutorial on the various uses of the word “even.” After you have studied the tutorial, complete the associated exercises. If you already know how to use “even,” you can skip the explanation and go directly to the exercises. USE When a strong statement is made, the statement is often followed with […]