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Happy Year of the Rat - from Japan

While people in China will not start celebrating the "Year of the Rat" until February 8th, the Japanese have started with - yes you guessed it ........A Rat Race!

One Giant Bubble Bath!

It was every kids dream come true - a humongous 30 miles long bubble bath to frolic in! - This is exactly what happened on a coastline in New South Wales earlier this month. What was once the Pacific Ocean, turned into waves of foam, engulfing the entire beach and half the buildings nearby.

Monte Carlo's International Circus Festival

The Monte Carlo International Circus Festival is the most prestigious circus events in the world.  Every year, the best circus acts from around the globe compete against each other to try win a Gold, Silver or Bronze Clown Award.  Held annually in mid-January, the festival was started in 1974, by Prince Rainier III, the ruler of Monaco.

Move Over Hannah - Bindi The Jungle Girl Is Here!

 Meet Bindi Irwin  - At the tender age of nine, she has her own show on the Discovery Kids Channel, a fitness video, been a presenter at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and even given a speech on wildlife conservation in Washington!

The Real-Life "Lost" Episode

Much like the TV show "Lost", eleven Russian fishermen were shipwrecked (in the show it's an air crash) in a remote region in Russia. The fishermen spent three months here before finally being rescued on January 5th.

7-Year Old Skater Eyes World Record

7-year old Aniket Chindak already holds the record of skating under 57 cars no more than 8 inches above the ground, in 45 seconds. Now this resident of Belgaum in Western India, wants to break his own record by skating under 100 cars in record time.

Volcano Erupts In Chile, South America

One of Chile's most active volcanos erupted on January 2nd scaring a lot of people who live in the area. The Llama volcano in Chile's Conguillo National Park, sent a plume (cloud) of smoke nearly 12,500 meters into the air after erupting on Tuesday evening.

Mmmm . . . . Yummy eggs ! — Oops They Are Golf Balls!

This greedy python in Brisbane, Australia mistook four golf balls for eggs and quickly devoured them. The golf balls had been left in the chicken coop by the owners to try encourage the hens to lay more eggs.