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TikTok’s Best Tips for Winning Wordle {WATCH}

TikTok’s Best Tips for Winning Wordle {WATCH}

Wordle has taken over as our latest obsession. @taylorlorenz WordleTok?? #wordle #games #onlinegames #technology #news #gaming #crossword #crosswordpuzzles #nytimes #lovestory #news ♬ Quirky – Oleg Kirilkov The internet based word game works this way:  If you get a letter right, its square will turn green. If you get a letter right, but it’s in wrong…Continue Reading

Learn the Secret to Happiness in Free Online Course from Yale University

Learn the Secret to Happiness in Free Online Course from Yale University

A Yale University professor’s free online course on the science of living a happy life has seen enrollment spike by about 3,000% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Laurie Santos, a professor of psychology, started teaching her class, Psycology 157: Psychology and the Good Life, in March 2018, and the next semester she made the class available for free…Continue Reading

This TikTok Hack For Making Pancakes Will Make Breakfast Easier {WATCH}

This TikTok Hack For Making Pancakes Will Make Breakfast Easier {WATCH}

Making a large batch of pancakes for the family?  Instead of standing over a single burner or griddle making small batches, try this new TikTok trend: “sheet pan pancakes.” Prepare your pancake batter by following the directions on the box. Next, pour the mixture out into a large, aluminum-foil-lined sheet pan, add your preferred toppings (many…Continue Reading

Here’s How To Make a Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Here’s How To Make a Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

If you thought charcuterie boards were only for savory foods think again. Hot chocolate charcuterie boards will keep you warm all winter long. The one necessary ingredient is, of course, hot chocolate mix!  From there you can get creative and add marshmallows, chocolate chips, whipped cream, and peppermint candy. If you still have room on…Continue Reading

How to Make Lizzo’s TikTok-Famous Vegan Ice Cream Bread

How to Make Lizzo’s TikTok-Famous Vegan Ice Cream Bread

In June 2020, Lizzo shared a recipe for Vegan Ice Cream Bread on TikTok that’s racked up more than 250,000 likes. After making the bread, which uses Ben & Jerry’s vegan ice cream, Lizzo made it even more delicious by turning it into French Toast! WATCH: @lizzoBought some @benandjerrys and made some vegan ice cream…Continue Reading

Virginia Beach SPCA Offers Free Digital Experience For Children

Virginia Beach SPCA Offers Free Digital Experience For Children

The Virginia Beach SPCA is helping Hampton Roads children learn to be “animal heroes.” The new digital learning experiences teaches children how to keep their pets healthy along with information on how pets communicate with their body and vocal languages. Kids can use the arcade-style platform, which includes games, videos and quizzes, to earn a…Continue Reading

How To Make Those Viral ‘Corn Ribs’ on TikTok {WATCH}

How To Make Those Viral ‘Corn Ribs’ on TikTok {WATCH}

TikTok just keeps pumping out new food ideas.  “Corn ribs” are now a thing, and they’re exactly what they sound like…ribs, but made out of corn. The trend involves slicing whole cobs of corn into vertical sections, dressing it with a seasoned sauce or spread and cooking it much like you would with pork or…Continue Reading

‘Creamy Lemonade’ Is Taking Over TikTok; Here’s How To Make Your Own

‘Creamy Lemonade’ Is Taking Over TikTok; Here’s How To Make Your Own

TikTok’s latest trend is putting a twist on a classic summertime favorite. “Creamy lemonade” has become a viral trend with hundreds of TikTok users putting their own spin on the refreshing drink. Hayzee Girl Designs shared a strawberry lemonade recipe using sweetened condensed milk which has garnered more than 5.2 million people since May 20.…Continue Reading

Virginia Beach Public Library Offers Free Coding Games for Kids

Virginia Beach Public Library Offers Free Coding Games for Kids

Looking for activities for the kids? Why not try some fun coding games? The Virginia Beach Public Library has put together a list of free coding activities for kids. These games and activities encourage concepts such as sequencing and pattern recognition, plus skills including problem-solving, collaboration, and persistence through these “unplugged” coding activities: Move It,…Continue Reading

13 Music Documentaries You Should Watch Right Now

13 Music Documentaries You Should Watch Right Now

Demi Lovato’s “Dancing with the Devil” comes out on March 23rd, in the meantime, here are 13 music documentaries you can watch right now.   1. Billie Eilish “The World’s A Little Blurry” on Apple TV.   2. Framing Britney Spears (FX and Hulu) The episode addresses the legal challenges Spears has encountered with the…Continue Reading

Get Free Admission at National Parks on These Select Dates 2021

Get Free Admission at National Parks on These Select Dates 2021

The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) has announced free admission dates for 2021. U.S. Residents can visit over 100 national parks across 36 states, including Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain, Everglades, Denali, Zion, and more. For 2021, six fee-free dates have been announced: January 18: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 17:…Continue Reading

Explore Blarney Castle in Ireland Virtually

Explore Blarney Castle in Ireland Virtually

Blarney Castle, home of the Blarney Stone, was built nearly six hundred years ago and has been attracting attention ever since. Over the last few hundred years, millions have flocked to Blarney making it a world landmark and one of Ireland’s greatest treasures. Can’t visit it in person to kiss the Blarney stone?  Take a virtual tour instead and…Continue Reading

101 Riddles For the Family.  How Many Can You Get Right?

101 Riddles For the Family. How Many Can You Get Right?

Need a little break to unwind with some fun brain teasers? Check out Parade Magazine’s ultimate list of the best riddles of all time. Parade divided the quizzes into categories like Easy, For Kids, Funny, Math, Word, and Really Hard Riddles. Easy Riddles: What has to be broken before you can use it? Kids Riddles: I follow you all the…Continue Reading

Turn Any Room Into a Classroom with These Free Online Resources

Turn Any Room Into a Classroom with These Free Online Resources

With schools across Hampton Roads implementing distance learning this fall, many organizations are offering free resources for students from activity books to virtual field trips. Our friends at 13NewsNow compiled a huge list of links to help turn any room into a classroom. Free learning workbooks  Live, interactive virtual camps  Interactive study guides  Rosie Riveters STEM…Continue Reading

20 Local Scavenger Hunts in Hampton Roads To Do This Summer

20 Local Scavenger Hunts in Hampton Roads To Do This Summer

MyActiveChild.com has put together a list of 20 Scavenger Hunts in Hampton Roads. Take pictures throughout Fort Monroe, check out the Mermaids in Norfolk, find painted rocks in Newport News, Dinosaurs in Virginia Beach or sign-up to be a citizen scientist to help the Elizabeth River Project! 1. Chesapeake Arboretum Scavenger Hunt 2. Elizabeth River Project Scavenger Hunts  3. Historical Fort Monroe Picture Biking Scavenger Hunt…Continue Reading