Kids News - Articles for Grades 2-3

The 'Usain Bolt' Of Speed Cubing Does It Again

15-year old Feliks Zemdegs is known by many names - The God of Cubing, The Rembrandt of Rubik's Cube and even, The Usain Bolt of Cubing - To us, he is just amazing. For how else can you describe someone who can complete the tricky 3x3x3 cube in just 5.66 seconds?

Pearl-Decked Lucy Brown is America's 'Most Beautiful Bulldog'

Dressed in her shiny white pearls, white cardigan and blue poodle skirt, three-year old Lucy Brown was just hoping to be noticed for her trendy apparel, but her bloodshot eyes and excessive drooling impressed the judges so much, that they bestowed the chubby canine with the prestigious title of 'Most Beautiful Bulldog'.

Eggshelland - A Fun Easter Tradition

With Easter around the corner, many families are gearing up for their annual traditions - For some it's an egg hunt, for others, a family brunch - For Ohio couple Ron and Betty Manolio, it's creating Eggshelland, a tradition that dates all the way back to 1957.

Record Number Of Hot Air Balloons Drift Across The English Channel

On Thursday April 7th, the skies above the Dover strait were filled with colorful hot-air balloons all trying to make their way across the English Channel, in a bid to establish a World record for the most balloons to cross the Channel, simultaneously.

Real-Life 'UP' House Soars High In California's Mojave Desert

Carl Frederickson's house flight powered by helium balloons in Pixar's Up, has inspired many people. First the balloons were used to pull a then, they helped lift . However, none of the adventures were even close to those experienced by Carl and Russell, until recently, when a team from National Geographic got involved.

Meet Japan's Latest Teenage Pop Star - A 3D Hologram

Move over Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus, a new pop star has been just been born er, downloaded. Japanese teenager Hatsune Miku is young, beautiful, stylish and . . . . not real? Yes that's right, for the 16-year old, 5 ft. 2in. tall singing sensation with thousands of fans, is not a human but a 3D hologram!

Eight-Grader Pulls Off The Ultimate Football Fake Out!

A Texas eight-grader and his football coach are making the headlines this week, for pulling off what will probably go down as one of the most amazing and hilarious tricks in the game's history.

Dinosaurs usually invoke images of large scary looking monsters. However, the recently unearthed fossils of two exotic species - Ones with multiple horns or spikes on their heads definitely, debunk the conventional image.