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Butterfly Taste Buds

Butterfly Taste Buds

Have you ever wondered about butterfly taste buds? Butterflies don’t really have mouths, much less taste buds, to help them decide if food tastes good or bad. Instead, they use their feet! To eat, a butterfly unwinds a long, skinny part of its body called a proboscis, and sucks up liquids like nec... Read More


The Impact of Airline Capacity Cuts

To our valued Program Leaders, from Jake Mitchell, Vice President of Purchasing and Air Transportation: U.S.-based airlines have recently announced plans to further restrict capacity in the face of continued elevated fuel prices and economic uncertainty.  These moves follow previous capacity cuts m... Read More

Sail Fish

Faster Than a Speeding Sailfish

The cheetah is the fastest animal on earth, right? Well, it’s true that the quick cat is the fastest animal on land, but in the water, the sailfish takes the prize. Scientists estimate it can leap out of the water at 68 miles per hour, as fast as a cheetah can run! The secret to […] Read More

Chicago's Magnificient Mile

Willis Tower

Standing at 1,729 feet tall, including its antennae, the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) is now the tallest building in the western hemisphere. It is not only its sheer height that amazes us, but also its glimmering glass. The style of the building is described as a combination of t... Read More

Los Días de los muertos

Dia de los Muertos – Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos is an important holiday in Mexican heritage, and although it’s called Day of the Dead, it is a celebration of life. It is said that from Oct 31st through November 2nd, the spirits of the dead visit their living family members. Therefore, celebration and prayer take place, and th... Read More

Pablo Picasso

Happy Birthday Pablo Picasso!

Pablo Picasso was born today in 1881. Picasso is indisputably the most famous artist of the 20th century. Picasso was a painter, a sculptor, ceramicist, stage designer and a printmaker who once said: “Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.” Below are eight statements. Some are truths about P... Read More

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