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Would you ride in a car with no driver?

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He’s not heavy; he’s my brother
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. They hoped to let people know more about cerebral palsy. That's what keeps the younger boy from...
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. They hoped to let people know more about cerebral palsy. That's what keeps the younger boy from...
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. They hoped to le...
- Posted on June 9, 2014
National Spelling Bee ends in a tie
Two spellers are co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-Americans Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas shared the title. A...
Two spellers are co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-Americans Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas shared the title. A...
Two spellers are co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-A...
- Posted on May 30, 2014
More students are taking the walking “bus”
So-called "walking" school buses are becoming more popular. A growing number of children are walking with their classmates and an adult volunteer to and from school. Walking school buses are...
So-called "walking" school buses are becoming more popular. A growing number of children are walking with their classmates and an adult volunteer to and from school. Walking school buses are...
So-called "walking" school buses are becoming more popular. A growing number of children are walking with thei...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
Could you hit a pitch thrown by President Obama?
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit to Washington's Friendship Park, where a hand...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit to Washington's Friendship Park, where a hand...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. T...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
New frogs found. And they “dance.”
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found. They are in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphibians earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract ma...
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found. They are in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphibians earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract ma...
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found. They are in the jungle mountains of southern India. The...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
What happens to you in space without a space suit?
Bad things happen, my friends. Lots of bad things. Our bodies depend on Earth's atmosphere to survive. Not just for oxygen. The atmosphere protects us from ultraviolet radiation. It regulat...
Bad things happen, my friends. Lots of bad things. Our bodies depend on Earth's atmosphere to survive. Not just for oxygen. The atmosphere protects us from ultraviolet radiation. It regulat...
Bad things happen, my friends. Lots of bad things. Our bodies depend on Earth's atmosphere to survive. Not ju...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
Would you buy a used car from Lady Gaga?
Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction. The car was sold for $125,000. But a guitar belonging to one of The Beatles sold for five times as much. The Julien'...
Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction. The car was sold for $125,000. But a guitar belonging to one of The Beatles sold for five times as much. The Julien'...
Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction. The car was sold for $125,000. But a guitar...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
“Selfie” is now a real word
Did you know that the dictionary is growing? Even selfie is included now. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 11th edition has added 150 words. Many come from digital life and social med...
Did you know that the dictionary is growing? Even selfie is included now. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 11th edition has added 150 words. Many come from digital life and social med...
Did you know that the dictionary is growing? Even selfie is included now. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Diction...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
Which animal lives longest?
Sticking with recorded history, the answer might surprise you. It’s not elephants, which live for about 30 or 40 years. It’s not giant tortoises either, even though they often ripen to be well ...
Sticking with recorded history, the answer might surprise you. It’s not elephants, which live for about 30 or 40 years. It’s not giant tortoises either, even though they often ripen to be well ...
Sticking with recorded history, the answer might surprise you. It’s not elephants, which live for about 30 or 40 ye...
- Posted on May 15, 2014
Pampered cows pay off for farmer
Jusuf Arifajic's cows sleep on mattresses. They rest in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting system. They are bathed regularly. They even get massages. Relaxing music makes sure...
Jusuf Arifajic's cows sleep on mattresses. They rest in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting system. They are bathed regularly. They even get massages. Relaxing music makes sure...
Jusuf Arifajic's cows sleep on mattresses. They rest in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting syst...
- Posted on May 14, 2014
Want to have a robot to take home?
Instead of borrowing a book, in one city it's possible to check out a robot. The Chicago Public Library has a fleet of 500 robots. The gadgets are known as Finch Robots. The library is the f...
Instead of borrowing a book, in one city it's possible to check out a robot. The Chicago Public Library has a fleet of 500 robots. The gadgets are known as Finch Robots. The library is the f...
Instead of borrowing a book, in one city it's possible to check out a robot. The Chicago Public Library has a ...
- Posted on May 13, 2014
Do animals laugh?
Why couldn’t the pony talk? Because he was a little horse. But seriously, we don’t know how the brain makes us laugh. But we can say that there are two kinds of laughter. Complex ...
Why couldn’t the pony talk? Because he was a little horse. But seriously, we don’t know how the brain makes us laugh. But we can say that there are two kinds of laughter. Complex ...
Why couldn’t the pony talk? Because he was a little horse. But seriously, we don’t know how the brain make...
- Posted on May 13, 2014
Little dogs can have some big problems
The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds. They can easily slip through cracks in a fence. Or they can get stepped on. Or they can get hugged a little too hard. A few other "li...
The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds. They can easily slip through cracks in a fence. Or they can get stepped on. Or they can get hugged a little too hard. A few other "li...
The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds. They can easily slip through cracks in a fence. Or they can ...
- Posted on May 2, 2014
Would you ride in a car with no driver?
Google is trying to make a self-driving car. Despite progress over the past year, the cars have plenty of learning to do. Google hopes to get the technology to the public in 2017. Others bel...
Google is trying to make a self-driving car. Despite progress over the past year, the cars have plenty of learning to do. Google hopes to get the technology to the public in 2017. Others bel...
Google is trying to make a self-driving car. Despite progress over the past year, the cars have plenty of lear...
- Posted on April 30, 2014