Nian

Nian

Happy New Year! Did you know that in Chinese mythology that they have a New Years Monster? Watch out kids! You better have some firecrackers to keep it at bay! According to Chinese mythology, a Nian (simplified Chinese: 年兽; traditional Chinese: 年獸; pinyin: nián shòu)...
The Yule Cat

The Yule Cat

Merry Christmas! Hope you’re at least getting some new LL Bean boots before Christmas this year, otherwise look out! The Yule Cat (Icelandic: Jólakötturinn) is a monster from Icelandic folklore, a huge and vicious cat said to lurk about the snowy countryside...
The Land that Time Forgot

The Land that Time Forgot

If you’re looking for a classic (b-movie) to watch sometime soon, then look no further! Filled to the brim with good monsters, good mayhem, and good cheese (the acting, folks)! Watch the movie trailer here! Spoilers ahead. But really, telling you the plot to...
Elowan

Elowan

Okay, this can’t be any good. You put a bunch of real-life scientists from MIT in a room together, with plants, and robots, and you’re going to get some creepy, weird, real-stuff! You can see where this is going, can’t you? How long will it take...
Top 50 Middle-Grade Must-Reads, Crossword

Top 50 Middle-Grade Must-Reads, Crossword

Making some new crossword puzzles for all those avid readers/puzzlers out there. This is a crossword puzzle put together around what GoodReads.com says is the top 50 must-read middle school/middle-grade books. Think you know your favorite book’s author? Give the...