Kids News - Current Events

Japan's Nakizumo Or 'Crying Sumo' Festival

By Meera Dolasia on April 26, 2010
Japan's Nakizumo Or 'Crying Sumo' Festival

Japan's Sumo wrestlers are known for many things - their strength, their strict regiment, their size and now apparently, their ability to make babies cry - At least that's what they came to do in full force last weekend, at the Nakizumo or Crying Sumo Festival, which took place in temples all across the country.

The Ubiquitous 'Post-It' Turns 30!

By Meera Dolasia on April 26, 2010
The Ubiquitous 'Post-It' Turns 30!

While technology has evolved tremendously in the last 30 years, 'Post-It', the sticky notes that we all can't seem to live without, have essentially remained the same.

A Toy Airplane That Needs An Aviation License

By Meera Dolasia on April 25, 2010
A Toy Airplane That Needs An Aviation License

While most airplanes were grounded last week, because of the ash created by the volcano eruption in Iceland, Jolly Green Giant and its owner Tony Nijhuis, were having a grand time taking advantage of the empty skies and soaring to new heights.

Cubesail - A Vacuum Cleaner For Space

By Meera Dolasia on April 23, 2010
Cubesail - A Vacuum Cleaner For Space

While Space research is exciting and crucial to our future well-being, there is a serious and growing concern about the amount of debris we leave behind every time we launch something - be it a rocket, satellite or space station.

Got Milk? Vermont Bear's Adventure Inside A Milk Gallon!

By Meera Dolasia on April 22, 2010
Got Milk? Vermont Bear's Adventure Inside A Milk Gallon!

Over the weekend, a young Vermont black bear payed dearly for his curiosity. Upon coming across an old fashioned milk gallon, the bear decided to stick his head inside only to discover, that he could not pull it out again.

Finally! Some Green Packaging

By Meera Dolasia on April 22, 2010
Finally! Some Green Packaging

While individual are trying to be as 'green' as possible, corporations have been slow adopters. However, things seem to be changing. Recently two major corporations, Frito Lay and Puma AG, announced packaging that can be composted, recycled or reused.

Learn Math - Beat A Traffic Ticket!

By Meera Dolasia on April 21, 2010
Learn Math - Beat A Traffic Ticket!

You have probably heard of several reasons why knowing your math is soooo important - It can help you manage your money, make you a better athlete, etc. etc. Here is one you haven't heard before - It can help you beat a traffic ticket!

Video Of The Week - Red Bull's Amazing Skydive Team

By Meera Dolasia on April 19, 2010
Video Of The Week - Red Bull's Amazing Skydive Team

Sports drink manufacturer, Red Bull is known to sponsor and film the most extreme sports. But this heart-stopping video capturing a human link created between two flying aircraft has to be one of their best ones yet.

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