Kids News - Current Events

Parkland Students Organize "March For Our Lives" To Plead For Gun Law Reform

By on

February 14, 2018, began like any other school day for the over 3,000 kids that attend Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Classmates exchanged Valentine’s Day cards and carnations, grumbled through the mandatory fire evacuation drill, and eagerly waited for the last bell to ring at 2:40 pm. Little did they know that at 2:19 pm, their school would become the scene of one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history — one that would claim the lives of 14 students and three educators.

Teenage Sensation Chloe Kim Snowboards Her Way To Olympic Gold

By on

On February 13, 17-year-old Chloe Kim made history at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, when she became the youngest woman to medal in the halfpipe. What made the win even more special for the first-generation Korean American snowboarder was the presence of her 75-year-old grandmother who resides in Seoul and had never seen her compete live.

14-Year-Old Orca Whale Learns To Say "Hello" And A Lot More!

By on

A 14-year-old with a vocabulary comprising four or five rudimentary words may not sound impressive. However, it sure is when the speaker happens to be an orca, or killer, whale! The amazing discovery along with the recording of the vocalization was unveiled in a January 31 study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Chinese Communities Worldwide Prepare To Welcome The Year Of The Earth Dog

By on

The joyous and colorful 2018 Chinese New Year celebrations will commence on Friday, February 16. Also known as Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, the fifteen-day event, which will end with the Lantern Festival on March 2, is the longest and most anticipated of all of China’s festivals. Associated with customs meant to ensure auspicious beginnings, it is also observed in Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics Open With Intel's Spectacular Shooting Star Drones

By on

If you were among the millions of people that watched NBC’s replay of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Friday, February 9, you might have seen an airborne snowboarder, a bird flapping its wings, and the iconic Olympic Rings, light up the skies. While they may have appeared to be digital fireworks, the mesmerizing show was the result of thousands of tiny drones preprogrammed to follow complicated flight paths to form the shape-shifting images.

Unique Valentine's Day Traditions From Around The World

By on

On Wednesday, February 14, many of us will shower our loved ones with cards, chocolates, flowers, and even expensive jewelry. The celebration of love as we know it, developed in 1861 when candy maker Richard Cadbury came up with the brilliant idea of selling chocolates in heart-shaped packages.Valentine’s Day has since evolved into one of the biggest consumer spending days of the year.

Distant Sun-Like Star May Be Devouring Its Own Planets

By on

RZ Piscium, a star located 550 light years away in the constellation Pisces, has long intrigued researchers with its strange “winking” behavior. During the erratic episodes, which last as long as two days, the celestial body becomes about ten times dimmer and discharges a larger than normal amount of energy at infrared wavelengths, indicating the presence of enormous dust clouds.

This Rare Two-Faced Zundapp Janus Microcar Is For Sale

By on

Those familiar with Roman mythology may remember Janus, the god for whom the month of January is named. The deity, believed to have the power to look into the past and future, is always depicted with two faces — one facing forward and one facing backward. Though the namesake Janus Zundapp microcar does not have any psychic abilities, it does have doors on both ends providing passengers with perfect front and rear views.

Recent Comments

mai-nathan wrote:

I think that orcas can learn hum...
14-Year-Old Orca Whale Learns To...

truong-john

I think that orcas in the will w...
14-Year-Old Orca Whale Learns To...

Lucky wrote:

😂Looks funny
Glow-In-The-Dark Cockroaches And...

tran-sarah
tran-sarah wrote:

For me, I feel that Orcas won't ...
14-Year-Old Orca Whale Learns To...

Our Apps and Plugins

ALA