This is the first video in the Wandering Wednesdays series. You’ll discover fun and interesting places to explore in cities around the world. First up, Toronto, Canada! New York is known for the Yankees and rent prices as high as the skyline. The Big Apple too expensive for you, eh? Then you might want to look north . . . way north . . . to Toronto, Canada! Founded in 1793 by the British, it was originally called, the Town of York and sits on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario. Now, Toronto is the fourth largest city in North America — only Mexico City, New York and Los Angeles are larger.
Can You Hear Mother Nature Now?
Three of the strongest hurricanes to hit the United States in years have caused extreme flooding, deadly storm surge and devastation to homes and property in the past month. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were all a category 4 when they made landfall in the United States. …
ALL EYES ON THE TODDLERS
A bunch of 3-year-olds will run the fastest they can for a mile and a quarter this evening in the 143rd Kentucky Derby. There are 20 contenders and here are a few: the one-eyed Patch, Always Dreaming (the favorite), Practical Joke, Thunder Snow and Irish War Cry. The long, long shot - Sonneteer. Experts say he’s got a 50-1 chance of wearing the sash of roses. I’ve produced a couple of remotes at The Kentucky Derby when I worked at The Weather Channel. Here are a few behind-the-scene photos.
I know! I Know! Philly is known around the country for its cheesesteaks but I have fonder memories of another staple: Soft Pretzels. I remember getting pretzels in elementary school during morning recess: sometimes frozen, always salty and for just a dime. According to Statistica, nearly 150 million Americans gobbled up pretzels in 2016. It’s National Pretzel Day and for today only you can get a pretzel for the low, low price of FREE at Wetzel’s and Philly’s Pretzel Company.
MARCH FOR SCIENCE TAKES NEW YORK
On Earth Day, scientists, engineers, students and just regular folks who love science took to the streets in over 600 marches worldwide to . . . March for Science. Their message: take science seriously. Check out this video to see the march in New York City.