Kids News - Current Events

'Tour De Fat' Meanders Through San Francisco

By Meera Dolasia on September 28, 2009
'Tour De Fat' Meanders Through San Francisco

Residents of the beautiful city of San Francisco are very generous, love to be 'green' and most of all enjoy a good party - especially when they get to dress up! It was therefore not a big surprise that thousands of them pedaled their way to Golden Gate Park last Saturday, to celebrate Tour de Fat, an annual charity event hosted by Colorado based, New Belgium Brewing Company.

An Automatic Washing Machine - For Your Pooch!

By Meera Dolasia on September 28, 2009
An Automatic Washing Machine - For Your Pooch!

Just when you think you have seen it all, someone comes up with yet another bizarre invention - This time it is an automatic washing machine, which supposedly cleans your pooch (or even your cat!) in just half an hour.

A Chocolate Eiffel Tower - Yum!

By Meera Dolasia on September 27, 2009
A Chocolate Eiffel Tower - Yum!

Commuters rushing to catch their trains at London's St. Pancras International Station were in for a treat that made most of them drool - A 12-ft high replica of the famous Parisian landmark - The Eiffel Tower.

Help NASA Monitor LCROSS

By Meera Dolasia on September 27, 2009
Help NASA Monitor LCROSS

Earlier this summer, a shuttle dubbed Atlas V took off for an unmanned journey to the moon, carrying with it a Lunar Robotic Satellite and a Spacecraft nicknamed LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite).

A $10mm USD Prize To (Re)Invent The Light Bulb

By Meera Dolasia on September 26, 2009
A $10mm USD Prize To (Re)Invent The Light Bulb

Over the years, people have tweaked and improved almost every invention ever made. However, the humble incandescent light bulb, has seen very little change since Thomas Edison tweaked the design in 1879.

Now Available: 'Samson', A 66 Million Year-Old T-Rex

By Meera Dolasia on September 25, 2009
Now Available: 'Samson', A 66 Million Year-Old T-Rex

If you are in the market for an almost perfect Tyrannosaurus-Rex (T-Rex), you better book your ticket to Las Vegas. For on October 3rd, Samson, one of the World's largest, most complete fossil of this ferocious dinosaur, will be up for grabs - to the highest bidder.

The Longest Serving Astronaut In Space Is . . . . . . . . Buzz Lightyear!

By Meera Dolasia on September 24, 2009
The Longest Serving Astronaut In Space Is . . . . . . . . Buzz Lightyear!

Having spent his entire young life soaring around make-believe galaxies using his fold-out wings and a backpack rocket, Buzz Lightyear would have never guessed he would someday become a real Space hero, earning the honor of the longest serving Astronaut in Space.

British Kids Can't Get Enough of Spiderman 'Look-Alike' Pet

By Meera Dolasia on September 23, 2009
British Kids Can't Get Enough of Spiderman 'Look-Alike' Pet

A new pet-craze is sweeping over Britain - No it's not a $500,000 USD dog or cat, but a tiny lizard that has an uncanny resemblance to our favorite superhero - Spiderman!

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