Gong Hey Fat Choy! It’s the Year of the Goat!

Today we’re celebrating the Chinese New Year – the 4712th Chinese year to be exact! This day is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Chinese New Year is widely celebrated in many countries around the world and it has various symbols and traditions. Flowers are used for decoration, writings for […]

On the 270th Birthday of Alessandro Volta, KDOONS launches “batteries” story arc on Paddy The Beaver series

Alessandro Volta officially invented the battery in 1800. Today, in partnership with Earth Day Canada’s Ecokids program and the Not-for-Profit Call2Recycle battery recycling organization, over the next four episodes of his animated series Paddy The Beaver will learn all about these amazing inventions since the days of Volta’s original “Voltaic pile”. Paddy finds out: That […]

Happy Groundhog Day!

Today is the Groundhog Day! It all started very long time ago in Europe when people believed that the badger had the power to predict the coming of spring. This tradition was brought over to North America and here it’s the groundhog (also known as marmot or woodchuck) who makes these “predictions”. On February 2 […]