While most people are curious about how Earth was formed and more importantly, how it transformed into this habitable paradise, very few, have the patience to pore over complicated science books to find out. Now, thanks to this amazing video created by Germany's Kurzgesagt, our beautiful planet's entire history can be mastered in about seven minutes!
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Three hundred of Britain's badly behaved pets recently got their day in the sun, thanks to a nationwide competition to honor the naughtiest of them all! The contest organized by Direct Blinds, an online supplier of custom window coverings, asked owners to upload photos of their pets caught during their most mischievous moments, on the company's Facebook page
Los Angeles-based alternative rock group OK Go, is one of the few music bands that is more famous for the music videos they put together than their actual songs. They first captured the attention of fans in 2006 with a video of their single 'Here It Goes Again', in which they sang the song whilst dancing on fast-moving treadmills.
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The son of Poseidon adds his own magic - and sarcastic asides - to the classics. Percy gives readers his personal take on the who's who of ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. The complexities of Greek deities, their relationships, and the situations in which they find themselves provides a perfect opportunity for students to dig deep into the Greek myths. See Discussion Guide for curriculum connections.
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A Chinese farmer is making headlines all over the world thanks to his unusual mode of transport - a motorized suitcase! The steerable scooter-suitcase that weighs 15lbs when empty, is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery and can carry two passengers for up to 60km (37-miles) at a maximum speed of 20km/h (12mph).
This has been an exciting year for the 89-year-old Scripps National Spelling Bee. First there were the Missouri kids that exhausted the spelling list and had to have a rematch and now, two finalists who pulled off the same impossible feat in National Harbor, Maryland. This time around there was no second round. Instead, both were declared winners.
First there was the Milwaukee Zoo that provided their primates with iPads - complete with free apps and games and now, Smithsonian's National Zoo that has equipped their otters with a keyboard so that the animals can show off their musical talent.
What would you do if you discovered a giant silver box standing in the middle of your town or city square? Would you go inside and investigate it or would you just stand outside and ponder over what it may be? That was the dilemma faced by the residents of Cape Town who happened to be at the city's Church Square, the week of May 18th.
An Egyptian man is inspiring millions of people around the world with his ping pong prowess. However it is not just his top-notch skills they are admiring, but also, the way he plays the game - By holding the paddle with his mouth, because Ibrahim Hamato happens to have no arms!
Disney's super-hit animated movie Frozen, has inspired millions of parodies. Some are funny, others a little silly, but none are quite like the one created by 17-year-old self professed movie fanatic, Bobby Burns, who transformed the heartwarming film into a horror movie.