Â GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT
Let's start with a silly riddle.
Q: What do you call a deer who can't see?
A: No eyedeer! (Get it? No idea!)
Deer are amazing an[...]
When you think of deer, does Bambi come to mind?Â In the famous Disney cartoon "Bambi", the young male deer wasÂ cute and gentle. But in real life,Â deer can be dangerous [...]
On December 29, 2013, retired Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was badly hurt while skiing in France. He had slammed his head hard on a rock and injured h[...]
The World is full of funny, weird and intriguing things!
You will go OMG! -once you read these real life things that happened in the World.
Quick- How many days are there in a we[...]
TINY SOCCER PLAYERS
The FIFAÂ World Cup 2014 only begins on June 12, 2014. But these pint-sized soccer players sure can't wait to get some action on the soccer field! We're not sur[...]
What do you do when you see a bee buzzing around you? Do you run away so that it won't sting you? Or do you stay cool and ignore it? A beekeeper in China can s[...]
Canine Detective to catch on dog owners?
Fed up of dog dirt underfoot on its streets, a Spanish town has hired a detective to catch owners who fail to pick up after their pets!
THOSE FUNNY YELLOW MEN
You can't get enough of them. They are so cute and funny! They speak in their own strange languageÂ which no one understands! But that makes us like them e[...]
The year was 1913. A young man from Germany was taking a nature hike when he decided to throw a bottle into the Baltic Sea. His name was Richard Platz, the son o[...]
SIT TIGHT AND FEAST YOUR EYES...
... for you are about to see some fantastic pictures of events that took place in the first week of April 2014! From earthquakes to Darth Vader to[...]
HE FLEW A LONG WAY!
What an exciting life baby Prince George must lead! The precious eight-month-old baby of Britain's Prince William and Duchess Kate went on his first official t[...]
SOFT & FLUFFY
On April 5, 2014, thousands of people all over the world spent a very special Saturday that was like no other Saturday. They fought with each other b[...]
WHEN THEY ARE SOMETHING ELSE!
The containerÂ had comeÂ from Africa. It was a six-metre-long shipping container that was marked as carrying one tonne of coffee berries. It had to pas[...]
A PRECIOUS RESOURCE
Water is essential to life. We use it for so many thingsÂ everyday thatÂ we sometimes take itÂ for granted.Â About 71 percent of the Earth's surface isÂ covered in [...]
AN OLD UNANSWERED QUESTION
It is a debate that has been going on for over 140 years. Biologists have still not found an answer that everyone can agree on. They all want to know th[...]
Tried and tested pranks from all over the Internet
April Fools day (April 1) is all about the fun of playing pranks.
Of course you know that that pranks should be fun & N[...]
Wing have been flappingÂ lately at the Natural History Museum in London, Britain. Wonderful colours fly about and delight people of all ages. They are extremely l[...]
EARTH HOUR 2014
7,000 cities and towns in 150 countries turned dark for one hour on March 29, 2014. Don't worry though - it was notÂ a blackout. It was a worldwide event called E[...]
FROM OLD TO NEW
A group of farmers in China has found a new hobby. It isn't something like reading, playing chess or collecting coins. It is something much bigger and heavier. I[...]
This girl sure knows how to rock the guitar
She is not head-banging, tearing her clothes, burning the guitar or the stage, jumping into the crowd, shouting insanely, she is not ev[...]
It's late and the shops are closed. Mummy says it's too late to bake, but youÂ really feel like having a sweet and yummy cupcake. You either wait until the next da[...]
THESE WON'T CRUMPLE EASILY
Mr Shigeru Ban of Japan likes to make houses. He uses cardboard tubes, bamboo, fabrics and recycled materials. Why doesn't he use bricks, cement or stee[...]
PINK & WHITE EXPLOSION
People in Japan look forward to a very special event every year. Even tourists from all over the world plan their trips so that they can witness this [...]
PLAYFUL LITTLE SWIMMERS
In our video story called "These otters have a very important job", we talked about how useful otters can be to fishermen in Bangladesh. They are also abso[...]
FUN IN THE MUD
When you come home from the playground all covered in mud, your mum willÂ probably chase you to the bathroomÂ to take your shower. And you won't be allowed to sit at [...]
TAKE AÂ BREAKÂ ...
... andÂ have a look at some ultra-cool pictures that were taken all over the world in March 2014. From huge dogs toÂ wearable beanbags to bicycles on walls ...Â th[...]
SURPRISE! WE'RE HOME!
Did you know that pythons can find their way home from more than 30 kilometres away? This is exactly what some Burmese pythons did after they were released f[...]
NOT JUST ANY ROCK
Would you like to own a piece of rock from outer space? If you do, you're not alone.
Hundreds of people in South Korea would like to own a space r[...]
Â NOT SO CREEPY AFTER ALL
Insects are actually not as icky as you might think.Â Not all of them areÂ poisonous or harmful. In fact, in our earlierÂ story, you learned that they can be[...]
MIX & MATCH
Today's quiz will test you on a wide range of topics, ranging from elephants to mountains.
Are you confident of getting a perfect score? Don't worry, each questio[...]
WHEEE! WHAT A BLAST!
The bitterly cold winter of 2014 has made many people miserable. Snow storms and below-freezing temperatures have forced them to stay indoors most of the ti[...]
Imagine walking down the street and spotting anÂ oversized pair of sunglasses or a hugeÂ inflatable pig. You would stop to take a closer look, wouldn't you?
SHH! THEY MAY HEAR YOU!
In cartoons or stories like Dr. Seuss' "Horton Hears a Who!" elephants can speak and understand EnglishÂ perfectly well. You know that in real life, elephan[...]
A FAMOUS TOURIST SIGHT
New York City in the USA is famous for many things such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. It isÂ known for itsÂ horse-drawn carriages,[...]
STRONG & DETERMINED
The Russian city of Sochi was home to the 2014 WinterÂ Olympics in February 2014. But it is buzzing with activity once again. This time, the 2014 Winter[...]
ACTION, LAUGHS & FANTASY
Are you wondering what coolÂ movies you will be able to watch in 2014? Well, there are plenty of exciting new animated moviesÂ to look forward to. The W[...]
PAY TO PEE
Toilets aren't always there when you need them. But when you have to go, you have to go. But you can't go in public or pee in the open. So what do you do?
Airpnp is yo[...]
LET THE CAR DO ALL THE WORK
Brew a cup of coffee, watch a movie or surf the Internet, all while driving a car. Isn't this against the law, or even plain unsafe? Not if you are in [...]
BUT THEYÂ WON'T EAT YOUÂ UP
In Germany, there is a Dinosaur Park and maze in Kleinwelka. It is an amazing park that has more than 200 dinosaur models placed in a realistic forest.[...]
In Hong Kong, pampered pet dogs live a good life. They visit spas for jacuzzis and massage, and now there are even yoga classes for dogs.Â
Suzette Ackermann teaches [...]
SHE EVEN SHARES HER SECRET!
The world's oldest woman turned 116 years old on March 5, 2014.
Misao Okawa lives in a nursing home in Japan. Town mayor, Takehiro Ogura, visited herÂ [...]
POOCHES MAKE GREAT LISTENERS
A library in Estonia gets some very special guests twice a month to listen to children read out stories. These guests are calm and patient listeners a[...]
TOP OF THE LIST
In the 2014 Worldwide Cost of Living survey that was carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore was named the most expensive city in the world[...]
YOU CLIMB, YOU CLEAN
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, but it is full of garbage!
The hundreds of climbers that climb Mount Everest every year have left a lot o[...]
THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING
As weÂ start a new week, let us look back at the past week (February 24 to March 2, 2014) to find outÂ some of the cool things that happened aroun[...]
WE NEED THE SUN
We need the Sun for many reasons - to keep us warm, for food production, for solar energy, to help us see and to prevent our planet from hurtling out into other ga[...]
EARTH HOUR 2014
On March 29, 2014, landmarks across the world - including the Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin - will switch off their lights for 60 minutes[...]
WHAT'S WITH ALL THESE PANDAS?
What are these pandas doing in Taiwan?Â DidÂ all of the world's pandasÂ decide to escape and meet up in Taiwan?
These pandas are made of paper-mache. T[...]
EDIBLE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Vegetables aren't for eating only, it seems. They can also be used to make music. That's certainly what the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra uses its vegeta[...]
MORE SPACE TRIVIA
Who's ready for another quiz on space trivia? This time it's about the storyÂ about the quest for Earth's twin. Read all about it in "The hunt for Planet Earthâ€™s [...]
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