Can you take a glow worm, put its genes into a cow and
make the cow glow?
Believe it or not, scientists have tried this- and even got some degree of success.
You see, each o[...]
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[...]
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[...]
THEY WALK FOR HOURS
Students at the Jahaleen primary school are a special lot. They are extremely dedicated and will walk for hours across tough desert ground just to ge[...]
IT'S ALL IN THE AIR FLOW
With the World Cup 2014 coming up this June in Brazil, soccer fans will get to see lots of exciting free kicks. Have you ever wondered how the world's top[...]
KIDS COOK UP A STORM
Kids these days are becoming more adventurous. They don't only want to eat - they want to learn to cook too!
How usefulÂ it is to be able to cook. Cooking is [...]
SUCH LUCKY DOGS!
Forget about smelly biscuits in the shape of bones. Today's pampered puppiesÂ can getÂ fresh-baked goods from gourmet shops that look tasty enough for humans to eat[...]
WHIRLWINDS OF TERROR
Powerful tornadoes killed at least 35 people in the United States in April 2014. They flipped cars, ripped up homes and uprooted trees across south-central Un[...]
BUT THEY ARE FOR DISPLAY ONLY
What do you do with chocolate? You would probably pop it into your mouth andÂ eat it, right? Well,Â not Mr Patrick Roger.Â HeÂ is no ordinary chocolatier[...]
A HIGHLY DANGEROUS TEST
North Korea is suspected of preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said on April 22, 2014. Increased activity at its main test site has [...]
WORLD'S FAVOURITE SNACK
Chocolate is irresistible. Place a bar of chocolate in front of a child and before long, it will have been eaten up. Chocolate is a popular gift during Chr[...]
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[...]
IT GIVES MUCH NEEDED RELIEF
There is a small group of people in this world who need to stay away from many things. They cannot be near certain things like perfume, smoke, smells a[...]
Â A WONDER SUIT
An exoskeletonsÂ is aÂ special suit that a person wears.Â ItÂ looks like something that came from the future. You may have seen such suits in science fiction movies whe[...]
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[...]
THEY TELL A STORY
Time is running out.Â The black box flight recorder from Malaysian Airlines MH370 needs to be found before its batteries run out. If this happens, the world might[...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NO LONGER SILENT
Imagine trying to explain something to somebody who just could not understand you, no matter how many times you tried. You might feel frustrated, wouldn't you? Fo[...]
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[...]
BUSY LITTLE OTTERS
In southern Bangladesh, otters have a very special job. It involves more than just playing and swimming all day long. They make use of their hunting and swimmin[...]
IT MATTERS WHERE YOU LOOK
The cereal section in the supermarket may simply be a place where you pick what you want for breakfast the next day. But there may be a secret behind it.[...]
THEY CAN BAT REALLY WELL
Â Zeeshan Abbasi was once a shy and awkward child. He remembered clutching his mother's hand tightly as they walked to school. Then one day, he started goi[...]
THEY MAKE FOR CRUNCHY MEALS!
Do you squirm and run away at the sight of an insect? Or do you pick it up and examine it? Either way, you may be eating insects in the future.
THE SEARCH CONTINUES
The desperate hunt goes on for the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared on March 8, 2014. Friends and relatives of the passengers on the ill-fated flight [...]
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[...]
NOT GIVING UP YET
It has been three years since the March 2011 tsunami hit Japan and killed more than 18,000 people. More than 2,000 people who were washed away by huge waves ha[...]
PART OF SCHOOL WORK
Have you ever wished that playing games on the Microsoft Xbox Kinect would be allowed in school? For children in some schools, they are actually encouraged t[...]
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In Hong Kong, pampered pet dogs live a good life. They visit spas for jacuzzis and[...]
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LIFE ON THE LAKE
In Cambodia, there is a lake that is inhabited not just by fish and other ma[...]
Did you know that we can get energy from inside the Earth's crust?Â The Earth's crustÂ contains heat that we can use to provide energy.
The word "geothermal" co[...]
AMAZING NEW GADGETS
The Mobile World Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain from February 24-27, 2014. Over four days, visitors to the tech fair were treated to amazing new inven[...]
The Gaza Strip is unable to produce a stable supply of electricity for its 1.6 million residents. It is short of resources that it needs to produce electricity.
TRACKING YOUR EVERY STEP
Tracking systems are very useful. They can track people, vehicles and even pets. They are used in wireless maps to tell you exactly how to get to your d[...]
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[...]
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EARN PRIZES FOR RECYCLING
In Nigeria's biggest city called Lagos, a whopping 10,000 tonnes of[...]
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WHAT A CLEVER IDEA
Venice is a city in Italy thatÂ is considered one of the most interesting a[...]
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It's not a sci-fi movie. It's real. These towering robots really do control t[...]
MEET THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN
Every winter in Japan, those planning to visit Mount Zao should be extra careful. They might run into huge snow monsters that are carried to Japan by[...]
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A WET WET WINTER
It's Britain's wettest winter in 250 years. Storms have been hitting Britain[...]
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GUARDIANS OF THE RIACHUELO
In Argentina, these is a river called the Riachuelo. It is one of [...]
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It goes by a most unusual name, but it has nothing to do with bones.
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FLIPS, TRICKS & TURNS
There is a cool new event at the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. It's c[...]
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CONCRETE & STEEL GIANTS
The first skyscrapers were built in the United States at the end [...]
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BIG, LOUD & LOTS OF FUN
They can soar over 100 feet into the air. They have wheels that a[...]
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A FERRARI BOBSLEIGH
Is Ferrari leaving the F1 to take part in the Winter Olympics? No, but th[...]
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SPEND YOUR VACATION ON THE MOON OR EVEN MARS!
Have you ever dreamed of going to the moon? Wel[...]
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A COOL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
In Mexico, there is a very special market called Mercado del Truequ[...]
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JAPAN'S 3D MENUS
In Japan, restaurants often don't have English menus. Instead, some of them [...]
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SO MUCH RUBBISH BUT NOWHERE TO PUT IT
Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day -[...]
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