Citius, Altius, Fortius! The Rio Olympics have taken over my house. We love the competition, the drama, the surprises, and even the overwrought feature pieces from NBC. That athlete is having a hard time competing because they just lost their pet goldfish? Ummm... OK.
To celebrate the Olympics, unscramble these Olympic events. Do it for yourself. Do it for your country. Do it for your goldfish.
... and we don't mean meat-lovers (though we do have tons of great cooking lessons). Let's take a moment to learn about our fishy, feathered, and furry friends.
Dog Training 101 by Treatpouch.com
Dogs need trainingits a part of life. Transform your pup into an obedient old soul with a few important dog training tips.
How to Take Care of a Leopard Gecko by Citrus Reptiles
Leopard Geckos are an easy and friendly choice for a first time reptile-owner. Learn all about these cool creatures and how to care for them!
This Bird Can Shake His Tail Feathers by Science Friday
In this Science Friday episode, scientists used the Backstreet Boys to study whether birds can dance to a beat.
Complete Guide to Cat Care by Know It All With Arloa
Many pet owners are not aware of their cats basic needsor the consequences of neglecting them. Whether youre adopting a new cat or simply looking for pointers, learn how to make your cat happy and healthy.
DIY Custom Dog Coat by StyleNovice
Does your pooch get ever cold? Learn how to sew him a custom made doggie coat from fleece fabric and velcro (if he doesnt mind wearing clothes!).
UV Sterilizers for Reef Aquariums by The CoralFish Pro
Is your coral reef looking a bit off color? In this lesson, learn about the properties of magnesium and how to calibrate the elements levels for your tank.
3 DIY Dog Toys Made from T-Shirts by Upcycled Stuff
Treat your four-legged best friend to some new doggie toys for cheap! In this lesson, youll learn three ways to make DIY dog toys out of old t-shirts!
The 2016 Rio Olympics are here! Get ready by honing your skills in some of the Olympics event (and learn a little bit about the history of these sports below...)
Tennis Stance & Swing Mechanics by Jeff Salzenstein Tennis
Tennis has a long history at the Olympic Games. Tennis was played at the Olympics until 1924, then reinstituted in 1988. There is a men's and womens singles and doubles tournament, and since London 2012 there has been a mixed doubles event.
Beginner Defensive Boxing Techniques by ExpertBoxing
Boxing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since 1904, except for in 1912 in Stockholm as Swedish law banned the sport at the time. In 2009, the IOC voted to include women's boxing at the 2012 London Games, so now there are men and women competing in all Olympic sports.
How to Become a Better Horseback Rider by CRK Training
Equestrian first appeared at the Olympics in 1900. There are currently three disciplines in equestrian: Jumping, Dressage, Eventing.
Table Tennis Stroke Mechanics by Table Tennis Coach
Table tennis has been part of the Summer Olympic Games since 1988. Participants compete in both men and women's singles and doubles events.
Play Volleyball Like a Pro by Pro Tips4U
Volleyball was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics as a demonstration sport. It has been officially played at the Olympic Games since 1964. From 1964 until 1992 it was just indoor volleyball. Beach Volleyball was introduced officially in 1996.
How to Hold a Gymnastic Rings Handstand by Jon Ham
Gymnastics is one of five sports that have been contested at every summer Olympic Games since 1896. There are three separate gymnastics disciplines at the Olympic Games: Artistic, Rhythmic, and Trampoline.
How to Tune a Compound Bow by Sean's Outdoor Adventures
Modern Olympic archery consists of four medal events: men's individual, women's individual, men's team, and women's team. In all four events, the distance from the archer to the target is 70 meters.
Had enough with the number sequences? Don't worry; I have something for those who might like language more than math.
I'm thinking of two words that can complete this sentence:
In order to reach the _____, I had to _____ very carefully.
The second word is just one additional letter added to the first word. What are the two words?