Inspired by the Common Swift (a kind of bird), one of nature's most efficient flyers, the RoboSwift, is a small aircraft designed by aerospace engineering students at Delft University of Technology and Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
Kids News - Current Events
Knut the adorable polar bear made headlines last year, when his mother a resident of the Berlin Zoo in German, abandoned him. Since then, Knut has become a star of sorts, with a book about his life, his own blog and now a documentary on the first year of his life.
If you ask the snow monkeys in Japan, there is nothing like a dip in the hot tub to beat the chill! On cold winter days hundreds of them can be spotted in the hot springs of Jigokudani Valley (Hell's Valley), in Central Japan.
A French chocolate maker displayed some very unusual "chocolates" during the recent opening of its shop in Hong Kong. A lot of the "ornaments" had never been displayed to the public prior to this.
Late last year we told you about Alain Roberts - "The Real Spiderman". After being quiet for about six months, he has emerged again, this time in Sao Paolo, Brazil, where he was seen climbing one of the tallest buildings in the city - the 495 ft tall Edificio Italia - with his bare hands.
He is a 21-year old international star who travels the country herding sheep and riding on his "horse" - a border collie dog at rodeos and fairs. Meet Whiplash, a swash-buckling capuchin monkey, who has won thousands of hearts all over the world with his rodeo skills, and is about to win yours.
February 29th, also known as leap day is a special date. It appears on our calendars once every four years in what is known as a "Leap Year", when the year ends with 366 days instead of the normal 365. Leap years were created to balance out the differences between our calendar and the solar calendar.