Kids News - Current Events

Golden Retriever Lives Up To Her Name!

By Meera Dolasia on January 8, 2010
Golden Retriever Lives Up To Her Name!

Dogs have always been called 'man's best friend'. However, 11-year old Austin Forman's dog Angel, is not only his best friend, but also, his 'Guardian Angel' - one that just saved his life!

26-Year Old Sets New Record For Longest 'Rally Car' Jump

By Meera Dolasia on January 6, 2010
26-Year Old Sets New Record For Longest 'Rally Car' Jump

On New Year Eve, 26-year old Travis Pastrana, stunned a cheering crowd of 35,000 people, by establishing a new record for the longest rally car jump ever! His eye-popping 269ft. leap, surpassed the previous record of171ft., by an astounding 98ft!

Marine Biologist Discover New Species Of Strawberry Crabs

By Meera Dolasia on January 6, 2010
Marine Biologist Discover New Species Of Strawberry Crabs

A team of Taiwanese marine biologists recently revealed the discovery of a new species of crab - one that resembles a strawberry so much, that it has been clumped with the family of crabs known as 'Strawberry Crabs'.

The Queen of Smiley Faces

By Meera Dolasia on January 5, 2010
The Queen of Smiley Faces

With the holidays over, the onset of a fiercely cold winter in most parts of the United States and the beginning of (almost) six months of school, there may not seem much to smile about these days - But don't tell that to Ruth Kaiser. She not only smiles a lot, but manages to find a smiley face in almost everything she sees, even her lunch!

World's Tallest Skyscraper Finally Opens . . . . . . With A Different Name!

By Meera Dolasia on January 4, 2010
World's Tallest Skyscraper Finally Opens . . . . . . With A Different Name!

After almost five years of construction, the world's tallest building - the Burj Dubai, was finally declared opened amidst much fanfare today. In his opening ceremony speech, Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, not only revealed its final height, but also, its new name.

Sea Lions Skip 20th Anniversary Celebrations!

By Meera Dolasia on January 3, 2010
Sea Lions Skip 20th Anniversary Celebrations!

San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf is known for its cheesy gift shops, snazzy street performers, clam chowder served in their world famous sourdough bread bowl and. . . . . . . . hundreds of loud and boisterous sea lions that reside on the docks of its Pier 39.

Happy New Year!

By Meera Dolasia on January 1, 2010
Happy New Year!

Last night, people all over the globe welcomed 2010 with some amazing fireworks - Here are a few video clips from some of biggest and best celebrations. So grab a cup of hot cocoa, sit back and enjoy the show! ! A Happy Happy 2010 to all of you!

An Extra Special New Year's Eve

By Meera Dolasia on December 31, 2009
An Extra Special New Year's Eve

 

The night before the beginning of a New Year is always special. However, tonight is even more so, as the skies will be lit up by a full moon - the 13th one of the year and the second one this month - An event that occurs so rarely that it is called a 'Blue' moon.

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