How should an ideal teacher be?
We all loveÂ many of our teachers, yes?Â
Well, but what makes us love and respect some teachers more? What would an ideal teacher be li[...]
A GREAT WAY TO END THE MONTH!
As we start a new month, let's look back at the final week of May 2014 in pictures. We have a man driving his luggage, people crossing a bridge in a [...]
GO AWAY, MOSQUITOES!
It's World Cup fever now in Brazil. Visitors from all over the world have started arriving in Brazil to be part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup excitement. But the[...]
BRRR! IT'S TOO COLD!
It's struggling to stay alive. Unable to move, it suffers from chills in the bitter, unforgiving cold. There is not enough insulation to keep it warm and hope[...]
A robot with a sense of humor?
Now hear this:
Sam: Why did the robot go back to robot school?
Mish: Tell me.
Sam: Because his skills were getting a little rusty!
TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING
Carbon dioxide is an important gas in our atmosphere. It is made up of 1 carbon atom (represented by the chemical symbol "C") and 2 oxygen atoms ([...]
This country gets a bad report card when it came to most active
children in the World. You won't be able to guess which one!
Research said that this country is raising a generat[...]
DON'T GET BITTEN!
A new type of alarm is on its way. It doesn't wake you up or warn you about a fire. It could save you from getting seriously hurt by a hungry animal. Do [...]
Enter from the mouth then slide down the food pipe to slosh
inside the stomach. How is this human body experienceÂ possible?
How much do we know about how our bodies function[...]
Big news- the world has two new Prime Ministers- bothÂ in Asia
Two Prime Ministers- both from Asia, have been sworn-in. But both have been very different from each other.Â
WHAT A WEEK!
The past week brought lots of interesting moments and events -Â Towering Lego structures, a Prime Minister's face on sweets, a thrilling trophy cup win...
Enjoy the p[...]
IT WON'T BE CHEAP!
If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the World Cup, you may be able to stay in a very special house. Former football star [...]
NOT THE REAL THING
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a famous ancient statue in Egypt, located near the Great Pyramids. Made of limestone, it has a lion's body and a human head and is a[...]
Just look at the amazing pictures of the artwork!
Austin Yoder's father is an amazingÂ sculptor. You will believe it when you read what he just did- and when you see the pictures b[...]
Â THEY KEPT THEIR FINGERS CROSSED
Astronomers and skywatchers waited eagerly for the moment when they could catch the most spectacular falling-star show ever. Astronomers predicted[...]
Global warming is causing our seas to rise. We need to protect our coastlines from being damaged by stronger and higher waves. But building concrete structuresÂ is[...]
Lake Kivu is one of the African Great Lakes and lies on the border separating Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Its waters are calm and glitter under the [...]
SUPER SPECIAL PIZZAS
Francesco's Pizzeria, a pizza restaurant in Mumbai, India has regular pizzas like pepperoni, chicken tikka and vegetarian. But it has a new item on it[...]
Military coup in Thailand- simple explanation of what happened- and way forward
Thailand's powerful military tookÂ power on Thursday, removing the civilian government and[...]
WHAT A SHOCK IT GOT!
A crocodile was hurt in Russia when a lady weighing 120 kilograms fell on him during a bus trip.
The lady who works for the circus was travelling in [...]
A WORKHORSE THAT YOU CAN CARRY AROUND
Laptops are usually meant for more serious work than tablet PCs. Tablet PCs are usually lighter, more portable and used frequently for casual[...]
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
People are calling it "tragically comical" and"mind-boggling". Some are upset that so much money has been wasted. How could such a mistake have happened?
What do you think? Is this character fun or scary?
Move over Ronald McDonald- the joker mascot that you associate with McDonald's.
McDonaldâ€™s recently introduced â€śHa[...]
IT'S MINE! GIVE IT BACK!
In early May 2014, a Chinese oil company decided to place an oil rig in the South China Sea. Vietnam is against this move because it says it is illegal fo[...]
IT WAS A LONG WAIT
Malaysia welcomed a pair of pandas from China on May 21, 2014. The pandas are female Feng Yi ("Phoenix") and male Fu Wa ("Lucky"), both eight years old.
IT SURVIVES FOR UP TO A WEEK!
Travellers beware! Airplanes can make you sick! Scientists have found out that the stuff that causes vomiting and serious illnesses can stay [...]
A MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS
The wind that blows from northeast China to Japan could be carrying something that makes Japanese children sick. It only happens at certain times of t[...]
BUT CAN'T MOVE AWAY
NASA's launch pads and multi-billion dollar buildings need to be near water so they are located close to the sea. But being so close to water is posing[...]
SO MANY COOL NEW WORDS
The Merriam-Webster dictionary has just grown a little bigger (and heavier). More than 150 new words have just been added to it. Many of them are re[...]
HISTORY LESSONS WITH TEA
Customers who visit Mam Kahlil's cafe in northern Iraq get much more than just fragrant tea and delicious food. They get to gaze at photographs that cover[...]
NO MORE TOTAL DARKNESS
Can you imagine passing your nights in total darkness once the sun setsÂ and relying only on moonlight, candlelight or oil lamps? That was what most people l[...]
A MOST AMAZING SUBSTANCE
Diamond is an amazing substanceÂ - itÂ sparkles beautifully and isÂ incredibly useful. But it is also extremely expensive, which is why most people w[...]
The biggest living animals are blue whales. They measure about 30 metres long. The tallest animals in the world are giraffes which can grow up to 6 metres tall. The hea[...]
WHAT AN EVENTFUL WEEK
OOPS! This rocket didn't make it to space.
A Russian rocket carrying its most advanced communication satellite to date fell back [...]
NOT PLATES, THAT'S FOR SURE!
Thousands of chefs and waiters gathered in the streets in Mexico's capital, Mexico City, to break two things. But they did not get in trouble for it o[...]
WHO CAN SOLVE THIS MYSTERY?
Residents of northeastern Australia are puzzled. Something happened on the evening of May 15, 2014 that has left them scratching their heads. Some peop[...]
Who will be the new Prime-Minister of India?
Results are out in the election results in India, world's largest democracy. One party came out tops by winning the maximum votes from[...]
An Australian surfer nearly became a great white shark's meal on May 14, 2014. But a mighty stroke of luck saved him.
Andrew McLeod was surfing off the coast of Sout[...]
IT IS PERFECT
The biggest ever blue diamond has been sold! The price? US$24 million. Known as "The Blue", the 13.22 carat diamond was sold at an auction in Switzerland on May 15, [...]
A CHOCOLATE CELEBRITY
A very important member of the breakfast table is turning 50 years old this year. Millions and millions of people around the world grew up eating it [...]
A NATURAL & CHEAPER WAY
Scientists are getting more and more concerned about the rising sea levels on our planet. Global warming is causing glaciers to melt at a faster pace. [...]
JUST LIKE IN A SCI-FI MOVIE!
It was a usual day at the Google campus in Mountain View, California USA. A white Lexus with a strange-looking whirling gadget on top of it travelle[...]
5 CENTURIES OLD!
In 2003, underwater explorer Barry Clifford discovered a shipwreck off the coast of Haiti. He and his team took lots of photographs of the shipwreck and even brou[...]
EDUCATIONAL & FUN
A new mobile game for children hasÂ become very popularÂ in Thailand. Just a few weeks after its launch in January 2014, it was the most downloaded educational[...]
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
Have you ever stayed at a hotel with your family and found the bathroom not so clean, or the hotel room too warm? Well, you're not alone. Not all hotel gu[...]
IT'S ALL IN THE PALM (Story and Quiz together!)
Biscuits, shampoo, make-up ... they all have a common ingredient. That ingredient comes from a plant that grows mainly in[...]
WELCOME TO OUR WORLD!
These baby animals are so cute and cuddly, don't you just want to take one of them home with you? Unfortunately, aside from the baby mynah, we doub[...]
WHAT A BIRD SEES
Have you ever stood in a crowd and craned your neck to see what's ahead of you? How about standing on tippy toes to catch a glance of what's happening in front of[...]
Click on the numbers to reveal the top scorerÂ
As Man City won the English Premier League (click on the link to read the full story), here is the final tally of the 2013/2014 seas[...]
The play was like a stroll in the park
Manchester City won their second Premier League title in three seasons by comfortably defeating West Ham United 2-0 at the Etihad [...]
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