Candy is brain food; know how I know? Because mere days after our collective indulgence in trickety treats, we're seeing a massive uptick in smart people science activities. We've got the land around us; we've got the power of flight. We've got projectile launching; we've got the whole giant universe at our fingertips.
In this sweet interim period (post candy corn, pre candy cane), there are other holiday observances worthy of note: Día de los Muertos gets some attention this weekend, and Veterans Day will be upon us soon. But that's it. Because it would be way too soon for anything winter.
By the way, we're very pleased with all the better-than-average parenting you've been doing, so we put in a good word for you and bam! An extra hour of sleep for you on Sunday. You can thank us with your excess brain food.
Keep reading for our brainiest picks for this weekend...