Today's forecast: No frogs

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Would you dash outside in -100? Scientists do! Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold. Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. Better yet, don't try... - Posted on December 10, 2013
Boy finds large leaf Tommy Lindsey is 4 years old. He lives in Mt. Vernon, Washington. Last week he found a giant maple leaf. The leaf is almost as big as he is. His brother, Cooper, thought it would be c... - Posted on November 5, 2013
Would you travel to space in a balloon? Soon there may be a new way to go into space. Instead of a rocket, you go by balloon. Jane Poynter has a plan to go high in the sky. "There are balloons this size that have already fl... - Posted on October 27, 2013
Would you eat a toad? Long ago, people did. Scientists in England have made an amazing discovery. Long ago, it seems as if people ate roasted toad. The scientists found the bone of a toad. The bone was burnt from cooking. That's how t... - Posted on October 22, 2013
It took a crowd to drag a sea monster to shore Jasmine Santana was snorkeling when she saw something weird. It was a dead, 18-foot-long, silvery, serpent-like oarfish. It had eyes the size of half dollars. She said, "I have to drag this ... - Posted on October 16, 2013
Would you swim in a tank full of sharks? Some people are afraid of sharks. But that fear doesn't worry a zoo in Tacoma, Washington. The Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will give people a chance to swim with sharks. The sharks ar... - Posted on October 11, 2013
Do you want to win a trip into space? NBC is planning a contest show on TV. The grand prize is out of this world. It's a ride into space. NBC will work with Richard Branson. He owns a company called Virgin Galactic. The company ... - Posted on October 8, 2013
Would you ride in a mini submarine? Scott Waters has built his own submarine. The submarine holds two people. He build it piece by piece. It took him five years to build. It is 14 feet long, 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide.... - Posted on September 22, 2013
He went up, but he came down too soon A man has tried to cross the ocean. His name is Jonathan Trappe. He is from North Carolina. He did not use a boat or a plane. Instead, he used 300 balloons filled with helium. But did... - Posted on September 15, 2013
Today's forecast: No frogs Something stange happened in Augusta, Georgia. Rain was recorded in a rain gauge, but no rain fell. So someone from the National Weather Service checked it out. He found no rain, but... - Posted on August 9, 2013