Kids News - Current Events

Amazing Device Will Enable Blind People To 'See'

By Meera Dolasia on September 9, 2009
Amazing Device Will Enable Blind People To 'See'

Researchers from Wicab a Wisconsin based biomedical company, recently revealed a fascinating new device, they claim will help visually impaired people see everyday things with the help of their tongue!

Video Of The Week - New York's Cash Cab

By Meera Dolasia on September 7, 2009
Video Of The Week - New York's Cash Cab

The next time you hail one of the 1,300 cabs in New York city, cross your fingers that it's the Cash Cab - For it could make a star! That's because the taxi is the setting for a Discovery Channel mobile quiz television show, aired under the same name.

Pogopalooza - When Adults Bounce Like Kangaroos!

By Meera Dolasia on September 7, 2009
Pogopalooza - When Adults Bounce Like Kangaroos!

If you thought kids were the only ones who love pogo sticks, think again! Adults like them too - In fact so much that Nick Ryan, a junior at Carnegie Mellon University, organizes the Pogopalooza, an annual Pogo stick competition that attracts extreme athletes from all over the US, Canada, and England.

Pooh Bear Returns After 81 Years

By Meera Dolasia on September 6, 2009
Pooh Bear Returns After 81 Years

If you are a fan of the famous honey-loving bear (who isn't?), then you probably remember that his last book 'Pooh At The Corner', ended quite abruptly with Christopher Robin heading to boarding school, leaving his friends to pursue their own adventures.

Building A 'Green' Home Using Human Hair

By Meera Dolasia on September 6, 2009
Building A 'Green' Home Using Human Hair

We have heard about people collecting freshly-cut hair from saloons for wigs, but this has to be a first. Paula Sunshine, an expert in restoring old homes and buildings, is using human hair to strengthen the walls of her four-bedroom farmhouse in Lawshall, Suffolk.

You May Be Tempted To Pay $10 For This Piece Of Fruit!

By Meera Dolasia on September 6, 2009
You May Be Tempted To Pay $10 For This Piece Of Fruit!

First there were the curvy cucumbers, then came heart-shaped watermelons and now . . . . . . . . Baby Buddha-shaped pears.

Ice Sculptures Highlight Global Warming

By Meera Dolasia on September 4, 2009
Ice Sculptures Highlight Global Warming

On Wednesday, a thousand little people were seen melting away in the sweltering heat at Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt Square - and there was no saving them, because these little guys were sculptures made out of ice by Brazilian artist, Nele Azevedo.

Gigantic Jets - Nature's Amazing Light Fountains

By Meera Dolasia on September 4, 2009
Gigantic Jets - Nature's Amazing Light Fountains

We are all familiar with spectacular bolts of lightning that come down toward us during thunderstorms - But those shooting up from the cloud ? Those are rare indeed and scientists have just released some rarely seen images of what they call 'gigantic jets'.

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