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NASA attempting to modify the heavens?
We are taking too much from the Earth. And now it might be time to go out in the heavens and look for more to satisfy our needs. Yes humans [...]
Balloon flight across the sea! Who did it?
To most of us, it is a dream to float along with giant helium-filled party balloons mid air, getting drifted with the wind.
Japan woken by a strong earthquake. How strong?
Early in the morning at 5.33am on Friday, Japan was once again hit by a strong earthquake, flattening brick walls, collapsing roo[...]
Singapore Botanic gardens aim for UNESCO heritage status
Singapore, one of the world's most densely populated countries, is campaigning to get its 154-year-old Botanic Gardens dec[...]
Despite disability, this teen scales Mount Everest!
What had happened to this teenager, and what prompted him to take such an arduous journey? What is he trying to tell the worl[...]
Cambodia’s ancient finger dance
There are just so many types of dance; Hip hop, ballet, jazz, finger dance… Finger dance?? Yes, Finger dance too!
Let’s find out more about finger[...]
Fishing can lead to extinction of Sea Turtles!
Six of the seven species of sea turtles are considered endangered. Yet, hundreds of thousands of these endangered sea creatures are [...]
Living near busy streets can harm children's health!
You may find nothing wrong with living near a busy street. You can get onto the road fast, and there is so much liveliness in [...]
New species of primates found in forests of Madagascar!
On Tuesday, Scientist found two new species of Mouse Lemur primates. The animal has a small body and big eyes, what many wi[...]
Thailand giving away 1.7 Million Tablets for students!
The Thailand government plans to give away the world’s largest amount of tablets for students and education this year!
Innocent children in jail- can this mother save them?
Many of us have water, food, access to doctors and live reasonably clean, protected lives. Our children go to schools, get e[...]
Is Skimmed milk healthier for your toddlers?
There is a common belief that giving your toddler skimmed milk would reduce their risk of obesity. What's the truth around this?
Reduced environmental pollution from cars in future!
What are alternative fuels, you ask? Well first know this:
Cars produce a lot of greenhouse gases, making it one of the main [...]
Look Ma! No 3D Glasses!
Everybody loves watching 3D movies, having characters come to life right in front of you. But don’t you find the glasses a little uncomfortable at times?[...]
This movie app allows you to watch extra scenes on
your phone while watching the movie in a theater!
"Keep your cellphones switched off or on mute in cinemas" is the normal annou[...]
Brain painting: Make a painting just by thinking!
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could just ‘think’ and create an artwork?
Nopes- it is not something out of the imagination of a mo[...]
Chatting with an astronaut in space!
On 15 March, many lucky school students had a live Questions and Answer (Q&A) session with an astronaut from space!
Musical instruments need passports to travel!
We all have a passport; the little book that we need to bring along when travelling overseas.
Now, even certain musical instru[...]
Earthquakes can bring out Gold?
Earthquakes are disastrous. They bring destruction, take lives and destroy properties.
But some studies bring to light a different positive side[...]
NASA’s Curiosity rover back in action!
Do you remember NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity? Yes the same robot 'car' that was sent to Mars.
The robot landed on Mars last August and has b[...]
Scientists estimate number of species of plants and animals still unknown
How many species of living things do think there are on Earth? A thousand? A Million? 10 Million? Scien[...]
Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray, wins Australian Open Tennis 3 times in a row!
Oh man! What a match!
Serbian Novak Djokovic, ranked number 1 in tennis, became the first person[...]
The amazing tallest buildings of the world
Taller, bigger, more mega than others. That seems to be the mantra when it comes to big building structures. In this incredibly intere[...]
Why Are People Upset in Egypt?
These days, many people in Egypt are very upset. Why? Because they just voted on a new constitution for their country, and many of them do not l[...]
2013 Weather Forecast:
It’s still getting warmer
Do you like warm weather?
Many people do, unless they live right on the Equator (the middle section of the earth, where it[...]
The Palestine Israel conflict:
Why are they fighting?
We’ve all seen the results of the terrible air strikes that are taking place in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza strip [...]
The Great Garbage Patch: Why we shouldn’t litter!
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch- try scooping this out!
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches from Hawaii to San[...]
The Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is...
Strange but true: the Nobel Peace Prize was set up by the man who invented dynamite!
Alfred Nobel’s explosive invention in 1867 made[...]
An elephant that can speak??
You’ve probably heard of birds who can talk, but what about an elephant that can speak Korean?
Yes, an elephant in a South Korean zoo has learnt [...]
Gunpowder, treason and plot……
Halloween may be growing in popularity in the UK, but November 5 is an even more important date on the British calendar.
This historic date has be[...]
Create Your Own Classroom Democracy
You’ve probably heard of a country being described as a “democracy” but what does it mean?
The word democracy comes from two Greek words: de[...]
Growing environmental awareness in China
More and more people in China are becoming concerned about environmental pollution and are actively taking steps to protect the environm[...]
Halloween isn't just trick-or-treating!
How did it come about?
You might think of Halloween as a fun time dressing up in spooky costumes with friends so you can ask your neig[...]
Lance Armstrong: A Fallen Hero
On Monday, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced that Lance Armstrong, who has been exposed for his drug cheating, would be stripped of [...]
Quvenzhané Wallis: Will she be the youngest
Oscar winner ever?
Quvenzhané (pronounced as “Kwa-van-je-nay”) Wallis, a nine-year old actress of the hit movie “Beasts of the South[...]
New celestial discoveries
It has been an exciting week for astronomers! We have found new planets! These are- one new planet that is now our closest neighbour outside our solar sy[...]
Death of former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk
His Excellency Norodom Sihanouk, the former King of Cambodia, has passed away at the age of 89 after a heart attack.
In the past[...]
Andrew Strauss appointed a member of the Cricket
Have you all heard the name: Andrew Strauss before?
No? Surely you know that the name belongs to the former Engl[...]
The Bali Bombings 10th year anniversary
What happened? The Background.
On 12 October 2002, a powerful bomb blast on the tourist island of Bali killed 38 Indonesians and 164 forei[...]
China’s Golden Week Holidays
That's "Hello!" in Mandarin (a Chinese language/dialect).
Today, China has two “Golden Week” holidays. This practice, which first began[...]
Bhutan’s 100% organic food plan
"The government of Bhutan has announced that it wanted to be the first country to have its entire food supply from organic sources".
Philippines rebel group agrees to peace deal
On 7 October 2012, the President of the Philippines, S. Aquino III, announced that his government had reached a peace deal with the [...]
China Taiwan relations to get better?
Former premier of Taiwan makes first visit to China
On 4 October 2012, former Taiwanese Premier [...]
China leadership change
The People’s Republic of China will have a new group of leaders in November. According to China’s national newspaper, there will be a meeting on 8 Novem[...]
A CryptoZoologist? Who is that?
Did you read the story on Scientists possibly finding a monster hidden in a Lake in Siberia?
The scientists who did that study, are probably Cry[...]
Strange Tooth fillings from ancient dentists
Scared to go to the dentist?
Dentists have a bad reputation. They strap you down to a chair, throw bright light in your eyes, make yo[...]
Lake Monster sighted in Siberia
Is there a monster lurking beneath the water in Siberia’s Lake Labynkyr?
For centuries, locals living near the lake have believed an enormous [...]
Are there blueberries on Mars? NASA’s Opportunity, a robotic vehicle designed to travel around Mars has discovered a crop of mysterious spheres, about 3mm in diameter. [...]
Woods Versus McIlroy in Pursuit of Golf’s 10 Million
Today is the final exciting day of the season for the PGA Golf Tour, with the last round due to be[...]
New Champions League Season starts In Exciting
There were some crackling goals and super excitement as the new soccer Champions League season started this w[...]
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