A VERY IMPORTANT GUEST
Guess who's going on a tour in the Far East? It's a very important man. Some say he is the most powerful man in the world. Wherever he goes, he is surrounde[...]
HEY, GOT A MINUTE?
We know you have homework to do, swimming lessons to attend and soccer friends waiting for you at the park. But if you have a few minutes of your time, come spe[...]
NO MORE SURVIVORS FOUND
It has been nearly a week since tragedy struck passengers aboard a South Korean ferryÂ headed for Jeju island in South Korea. Of the 475 passengers that wer[...]
LIKE A ROCKET
This country has the world's largest population. It also has the longest bridge in the world. It is home to the world's top players in men's and women's table tennis[...]
Â WHERE ARE THE VILLAINS?
Trouble is NOT brewing in Washington, D.C., USA. These superheroes are not here to fight crime or save people from trouble. They are here to t[...]
A DAY OF COLOUR & JOY
It was Easter Sunday on April 20, 2014. Christians all over the world celebrated the day when Jesus Christ was resurrected after being crucified. We hope[...]
How do you eat unshelled nuts? Easy - remove the shells, eat the nuts and throw the shells away. Well, do you know that you are actually throwing away a source of [...]
NEVER A BORING DAY
All sorts of things happen around the world everyday - funny, sad, amazing, weird, wonderful ...Â It would take a person hours to read all the news about every s[...]
A TRAGIC TRIP
On April 16, 2014, 475 people boarded a ferry early morning in South Korea for Jeju, a popular island resort. 375 of them were high school students who were travelli[...]
LOOK TO THE SKIES
In more developed parts of the world, the Internet may be such a common thing that we can't imagine life without it. We use it almost everyday to look for inform[...]
THEY DIDN'T FIND IT FUNNY AT ALL
A hairdresser in London, Britain wanted to attract more customers to his salon, so he put up a cheeky advertisement. And boy, did it attract atten[...]
HE HAS 22 OLYMPIC MEDALS!
While the great swimmer Ian Thorpe is no longer able to swim competitively, another great swimmer is planning to go back into the pool. He has won 22 Oly[...]
BEFORE THEY SPLIT!
Banana splits ... banana cake ... banana peanut butter sandwich ... What do these yummyÂ foods have in common? BANANAS! Bananas are such a nutritious fruit that [...]
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[...]
LATEST NEWS IN PICTURES
In this world that we live in, there is always somethingÂ happening. Find out about the latest events around the world in this quick read!
Â NICE & PEACEFUL
There is a land that is extremely cold and quiet. There are more penguins than people in this place. When temperatures plunge to -40 degrees Celsius in winter[...]
Know more about India's elections- the largest in the World through Questions and Answers
Hundreds of millions of people caste their votes in the World's biggest elections.Â
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[...]
Camels, Yaks and Air Force planes- all brought in for Indian elections!
Take a look at some mind boggling numbers in India's elections.
Get to know more about the world's largest[...]
Is a minister who is a fan of rock music- all set to become next President of Indonesia?
Millions of voters flocked to polling stations across Indonesia. Indo[...]
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!
Largest democracy in the World goes to elections
Women dressed in Saris, Men in traditional Kurtas and people wearing jeans and t-shirts were seen alongsid[...]
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[...]
Great Australian swimmer, Ian Thorpe, has been unlucky lately. First, he broke his shoulder when he fell a few months ago. Then he went for operations to correct his shou[...]
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[...]
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[...]
In March 2014, a young boy in Iraq was affected by a virus that can cause paralysis, breathing problems or even death. It was the country's first such case of the vi[...]
Who will win in these Afghan elections?
Pictures, full story and cool facts.
Afghanistan went to elections to choose their next President on Saturday, 5th April 2014.
IT'S SOMETHING IN THE AIR
It's spring time in Japan. Pink and white cherry blossoms bloom and dazzle. Animals come out from hibernation and people start spending more time outdoor[...]
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 [...]
SHE NEEDS A BREAK
It was unexpected and shocking. The tennis match was between the world's number one and number 78. Serena Williams was expected to win the match. After all, she [...]
RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!
It was an ordinary day in Chile. Residents were having a late dinner, watching TV or preparing their kids for bed. The date was April 1, 2014. April Fools Day.[...]
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[...]
IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED
Environmental groups and scientists have talked about climate change for a long time. They have tried toÂ make people moreÂ aware of global warming and pollu[...]
COUNTRY GRIPPED BY TERROR
Guinea, a country in Africa, is fighting a terrifying virus that has killed 78 people. Another 122 people are suspected to have the disease. It is such a[...]
Optimus Prime in China!
A group of farmers have brought to life the "Transformers" and built giant robots out of old car parts, in rural China. Just see the pictures to believe it[...]
To code or not to code- is not a question at all!
Coding is becoming more and more coveted a skill as years progress.
According to a recent research done in the US, it is estimat[...]
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[...]
NO OTHER CHOICE
Burkina Faso is a poor country in Africa. It has hundreds of gold mines where diggers search for gold to earn money. Sadly, most of the diggers should be spending [...]
HOW TEXT MESSAGES CAN SAVE LIVES
Mobile phones are frequently used to send text messages to friends and family members. These text messages are usually not urgent; they are usuall[...]
The city of Mumbai in India is one of the world's noisiest cities. Residents face non-stop honking everyday from vehicles on crowded roads. They are fed up and want [...]
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[...]
MORE POSSIBLE CLUES
On March 26, 2014, Malaysia saidÂ that latest satellite images showed 122 objects in one area of the Indian Ocean that could provide some clues to where Malaysi[...]
WHATS WRONG WITH THIS SENTENCE?
You guessed it. It's missing an apostrophe before the letter S in "WHATS". What does the apostrophe sign have to do with a battle in Britain? Why f[...]
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 [...]
NOT HIS TWIN BROTHER
People usually take a second look at him to make sure their eyes are not playing tricks on them. The man is chubby, has a round face and a similar haircut. Bu[...]
A MING-BOGGLING PUZZLE
It has been more than two weeks since Malaysian Airlines MH370 disappeared from the skies. It is now known as one of the greatest aviation mysteries ever. N[...]
YOUR DOG DIDN'T EAT YOUR HOMEWORK
Many students and parents complain that school bags are too heavy. Just lifting the bags onto the skinny shoulders of some kids is enough to tire[...]
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