"I wrote this book not to dissuade us from war but to understand it. It is especially important that we, who wield such massive force across the globe, see within ourselves the seeds of our own obliteration. We must guard against the myth of war and the drug of war that can, together, rend us blind and callous as some of those we battle."
Susie Salmon had heard that when someone was about to be murdered, their last words were either "please" or "don't" or a combination of the two. Those were the only two words she could think of when her life was about to end by the hands of her neighbor, George.
What exactly is cheese? -Mark, 11
The brutal murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman took place seven days after my 5th birthday.
How do lunar rovers work? -Pedro, 10
What is the deepest spot
We all build walls around ourselves.
Hi Dr. Universe! When I was eating breakfast today, I came up with this question. Why does crispy rice make a popping sound when I pour milk over it? It makes me as curious as a cat! –Allison, 11, Pullman, WA
Are there creatures on Earth with one eye? -Elena, 7, Vancouver, Canada
What is the Kuiper Belt? -Zaara, 7, Deep Bay, Australia
A few months ago, I had just finished watching Parks and Rec for the third or fourth time on Netflix. When I can't find a new show to watch, I go back to an old favorite. And it's usually a comedy. I asked for suggestions from friends and one of them suggested Dexter.
Why is there iron in my cereal? Is there iron in other food? –Phillip, 11, Pullman, WA
Yes. The water on our Earth today is the same water that’s been here for nearly 5 billion years. Only a tiny bit of it has escaped out into space. As far as we know, new water hasn’t formed either.
As I sit here writing this book versus movie of "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn I need to be honest with you, I did not finish the book. I only read one third of it.
What is Dr. Universe's favorite experiment? -Garrett, 8th grade, Eastern Washington
Why do we age? –Logan, 12, Pullman, WA
If it wasn't for the fact my fiancée gave away her personal copy of "Uprooted" three times over the holiday season as gifts to friends and family, I could have easily read it at least twice more, and she would have had her nose stuck in it for a month straight.
What are boogers? – Taryn, 9, Seattle, WA
The city of Enumclaw and 4Culture of King County present pastel paintings by local artist Bertha Moore.