Kids News - Current Events
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.
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.
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.
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.
First there were the curvy cucumbers, then came heart-shaped watermelons and now . . . . . . . . Baby Buddha-shaped pears.
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.
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'.