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2009-04-06 07:00:00

New Permanent Exhibit Features Native Butterflies in Their Natural Habitat COLUMBIA, S.C., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of butterflies are taking flight at EdVenture Children's Museum this spring.

2008-07-11 12:01:05

By Natasha Derrick, The State, Columbia, S.C. Jul. 11--Eating healthfully can be pretty sweet. At least that's what the folks at EdVenture think. All day Saturday, they will be giving out juicy peaches and slices of watermelon during A Healthy Taste of South Carolina.

2007-03-09 06:00:00

By Natasha Derrick, The State, Columbia, S.C. Mar. 9--Every year the arctic tern migrates 22,000 miles from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica -- from the North Pole to the South Pole. But visitors at EdVenture won't have to go that far to learn about its habitat.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.