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Hi-Tech Fabric Charges Devices On The Run - Literally!

By Sarah Benton Feitlinger on April 14, 2015
Hi-Tech Fabric Charges Devices On The Run - Literally!

Over the past few years, researchers have come up with many innovative ways to use human kinetic energy - from powering soccer fields to playgrounds and classroom lights. Now some scientists want to take it to the next level with a new fabric that harnesses everyday motion to power personal devices!

Video Of The Week - Walking Poodle Turns Heads In China

By Meera Dolasia on April 13, 2015
Video Of The Week - Walking Poodle Turns Heads In China

If you ever visit the city of Chengdu that lies southwest of China's Sichuan Province don't be surprised to see a cute backpack-carrying poodle strutting down the streets on its hind legs. According to its owner 43-year-old Zhu Tai, the dog can walk for almost a mile before it needs to come down on all fours.

World Leaders Rejoice Tentative Nuclear Deal With Iran

By Meera Dolasia on April 10, 2015
World Leaders Rejoice Tentative Nuclear Deal With Iran

On Thursday, April 2nd, the world rejoiced at the news that Iran had reached a tentative agreement with United States and five other world powers to limit its nuclear program. The landmark deal that was announced from Lausanne, Switzerland has been in the works for over two years.

Disabled Friends Demonstrate The Power Of Teamwork

By Kimberly Solis on April 9, 2015
Disabled Friends Demonstrate The Power Of Teamwork

This is a tale of two friends - one is blind, the other, a double amputee. On their own, the two are "disabled". But together, they are a formidable force that have transformed the plains north of Yeli Village in North China's Hebei Province from a wasteland to a lush, green, tree-filled stretch of land. Meet 53-year-old Chinese residents Jia Haixia and Jia Wenqi!

Can "Operation Wonka" Save The World From Running Out Of Chocolate?

By Shariqua Ahmed on March 30, 2015
Can "Operation Wonka" Save The World From Running Out Of Chocolate?

Most of us could probably survive without spinach, kale, or broccoli, but a world without chocolate? Now that would be hard! But if some of the world's largest candy manufacturers are to be believed, it could happen if we don't act soon.

Finland Schools To Test Teaching By Topics Instead of Individual Subjects

By Meera Dolasia on March 29, 2015
Finland Schools To Test Teaching By Topics Instead of Individual Subjects

The Nordic country of Finland has always been at the forefront of education reform. Finnish students don't have to worry about being tardy, homework or standardized tests. They get a 15-minute recess every hour and attend school fewer days than kids in most developed nations (not America). Since February 2015, students have not even had to learn cursive handwriting.

Smart Beehive Is The Latest 'Buzz' Among Beekeepers!

By Shariqua Ahmed on March 24, 2015
Smart Beehive Is The Latest 'Buzz' Among Beekeepers!

Honey, the rich gold liquid that we all love is the miraculous creation of industrious honey bees. However, while the delicious sweetener has been used for over 8,000 years, extracting it is still a laborious process that is stressful for both humans and bees.

Unexpected Money "Downpour" Halts Traffic in Kuwait

By Meera Dolasia on March 23, 2015
Unexpected Money "Downpour" Halts Traffic in Kuwait

We have heard of it raining frogs and even spiders, but cold hard cash? That has to be a first! While it may be hard to believe, a sudden "downpour" of money is exactly what some lucky residents of Kuwait recently experienced.

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