Kids News - Articles for Grades 4-5

'Back To The Future' Nike Mag Shoes A Reality - For A Lucky Few!

If you are a fan of the 'Back to the Future' trilogy you will recall Marty McFly's (portrayed by Michael J. Fox), glowing pair of self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers that he was wearing when transported from 1989 to the year 2015. Now, over 20 years later, the sneaker manufacturer has released an exact replica of the fictional sneaker.

Spain Celebrates La Tomatina A.K.A World's Biggest Food Fight

Think food fights are only in television shows? Then, you obviously haven't heard about Spain's La Tomatina - the world's biggest food fight where thousands of people paint the streets of Bunol red (literally), by pelting each other with tomatoes.

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?

Cell Phone Battery Dead? Yell At It!

How's this for an excuse the next time you are caught yapping away on your cell phone or singing loudly to the music on your iPod? I was just charging it! If the team of scientists from Korea's Sungkyunkwan University have their way, that is exactly what you may be doing pretty soon!

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.

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!