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Good news! More pandas!
Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. That is according to the latest census of the animals. A census is the taking of a count of a population. This one was taken by China's Stat...
Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. That is according to the latest census of the animals. A census is the taking of a count of a population. This one was taken by China's Stat...
Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. That is according to the latest census of the animals. A census is ...
- Posted on March 5, 2015
Three men get bionic hands
Three Austrians have replaced their injured hands with bionic ones. They can control the artificial hands by using nerves and muscles. Those were transplanted into their arms from their legs. ...
Three Austrians have replaced their injured hands with bionic ones. They can control the artificial hands by using nerves and muscles. Those were transplanted into their arms from their legs. ...
Three Austrians have replaced their injured hands with bionic ones. They can control the artificial hands by using ne...
- Posted on March 2, 2015
Are cute little gerbils to blame for Bubonic Plague?
Scientists say they may have solved a centuries-old whodunit. Why did Europe experience outbreaks of bubonic plague? The sickness lasted, on and off, over hundreds of years. It began with th...
Scientists say they may have solved a centuries-old whodunit. Why did Europe experience outbreaks of bubonic plague? The sickness lasted, on and off, over hundreds of years. It began with th...
Scientists say they may have solved a centuries-old whodunit. Why did Europe experience outbreaks of bubonic p...
- Posted on March 2, 2015
How do you make a better piñata?
A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata. Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making the papier-mache figures. The figures will later be...
A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata. Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making the papier-mache figures. The figures will later be...
A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata. Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have sp...
- Posted on February 12, 2015
Ancient skull found in Israel may be from Africa
How did today's humans develop? It's an old story. So old that it took many thousands of years to be told. Here's a few details. Long ago, humans migrated out of Africa. They passe...
How did today's humans develop? It's an old story. So old that it took many thousands of years to be told. Here's a few details. Long ago, humans migrated out of Africa. They passe...
How did today's humans develop? It's an old story. So old that it took many thousands of years to be told. H...
- Posted on February 10, 2015
Would you hang out with cats, rabbits – or owls?
In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is an unusual concept. People can't get enough of it. A cat cafe in New York last year had lines down the block. Online reservations for another Manh...
In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is an unusual concept. People can't get enough of it. A cat cafe in New York last year had lines down the block. Online reservations for another Manh...
In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is an unusual concept. People can't get enough of it. A cat cafe in N...
- Posted on February 4, 2015
Wanna a better selfie? Get a selfie stick
Selfies are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo. Now, though, gadgets c...
Selfies are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo. Now, though, gadgets c...
Selfies are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, y...
- Posted on February 2, 2015
Ballooning across the ocean like camping in the sky
An international team is piloting the helium-filled, Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean. The pilots want to break a pair of major ballooning records. The balloon pilots are Troy Bra...
An international team is piloting the helium-filled, Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean. The pilots want to break a pair of major ballooning records. The balloon pilots are Troy Bra...
An international team is piloting the helium-filled, Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean. The pilots want to ...
- Posted on January 30, 2015
What? Another country has run out of fries?
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes. Now they are serving alternatives. Like deep-fr...
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes. Now they are serving alternatives. Like deep-fr...
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's fran...
- Posted on January 21, 2015
What's in a name? A free, round-the-world trip!
A Toronto man who offered a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth...
A Toronto man who offered a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth...
A Toronto man who offered a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has fo...
- Posted on January 14, 2015