Who wouldn't play baseball for $25 million a year!

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What's the difference between bacteria and viruses?
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Would you eat soup made from crickets?
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NASCAR coming to a school near you – maybe yours!
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Frozen continent could be key to Earth's future
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Should pets be allowed to travel on trains?
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These kids are kicking cancer – literally!
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Is this the best dog in the world?
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Girl may get to “hear” for the first time
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Are all movies going digital? Not yet!
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Has the Washington Monument shrunk?
Football team from "failing school" makes playoffs
The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no football field of their own. A former gang me...
The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no football field of their own. A former gang me...
The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city par...
- Posted on December 8, 2014
Birds you see everyday are not safe from extinction
Pigeons today are very common. So common that you’d think they are indestructible. But think again. The pigeon you find practically all over the world today is the Rock Dove. It comes from the sa...
Pigeons today are very common. So common that you’d think they are indestructible. But think again. The pigeon you find practically all over the world today is the Rock Dove. It comes from the sa...
Pigeons today are very common. So common that you’d think they are indestructible. But think again. The pigeon you ...
- Posted on December 5, 2014
Scientists build robot that runs, call it "cheetah"
It's a robot unlike any other. It's inspired by the world's fastest land animal. It's controlled by video game technology. And it packs nifty sensors. The robot is called the cheetah. It can...
It's a robot unlike any other. It's inspired by the world's fastest land animal. It's controlled by video game technology. And it packs nifty sensors. The robot is called the cheetah. It can...
It's a robot unlike any other. It's inspired by the world's fastest land animal. It's controlled by video game techno...
- Posted on December 5, 2014
Horse-drawn wagon hauls White House Christmas tree
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House. The official tree has arrived. A horse-drawn wagon hauled the 20-foot white fir. It came up the driveway to the North Portico ...
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House. The official tree has arrived. A horse-drawn wagon hauled the 20-foot white fir. It came up the driveway to the North Portico ...
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House. The official tree has arrived. A horse-drawn w...
- Posted on December 4, 2014
In the White House, Obama pays for his toothpaste
There was no free lunch for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day. He had to dig into his pocket to pay for his holiday feast. The meal included turkey, ham, two kinds...
There was no free lunch for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day. He had to dig into his pocket to pay for his holiday feast. The meal included turkey, ham, two kinds...
There was no free lunch for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day. He had to dig into h...
- Posted on December 4, 2014
What happens in a brain when you read Harry Potter?
Harry Potter can help us learn about how our brains work. Reading about Harry's adventures of learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain that we use to pe...
Harry Potter can help us learn about how our brains work. Reading about Harry's adventures of learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain that we use to pe...
Harry Potter can help us learn about how our brains work. Reading about Harry's adventures of learning to fly ...
- Posted on December 3, 2014
Boys survive 7 hours trapped beneath snow
Two boys, trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them, could hear their worried family's cries. But they couldn't respond loudly enough to be heard. Police credited an air...
Two boys, trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them, could hear their worried family's cries. But they couldn't respond loudly enough to be heard. Police credited an air...
Two boys, trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them, could hear their worried family's cr...
- Posted on December 3, 2014
Would you play in a park underground?
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line. It's an elevated park. It was built on old railroad tracks that were transformed into a sanctuary of flowers, grass and trees....
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line. It's an elevated park. It was built on old railroad tracks that were transformed into a sanctuary of flowers, grass and trees....
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line. It's an elevated park. It was built on old rai...
- Posted on December 2, 2014
Everybody makes mistakes, even California
No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed. It was right above Interstate 710 in Southern California. A subcontractor had misspelled Olympic Boulevard. An "I''...
No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed. It was right above Interstate 710 in Southern California. A subcontractor had misspelled Olympic Boulevard. An "I''...
No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed. It was right above Interstate 710 in South...
- Posted on December 2, 2014
Does your dog need a massage?
Spa treatments don't stop with people. Animals get massages, too. It's a service that many pet owners value. "People call me because their dogs are having problems," said Shelah Barr. She is...
Spa treatments don't stop with people. Animals get massages, too. It's a service that many pet owners value. "People call me because their dogs are having problems," said Shelah Barr. She is...
Spa treatments don't stop with people. Animals get massages, too. It's a service that many pet owners value. "...
- Posted on December 2, 2014
Passengers in Russia give a plane a push
In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help move the airplane to the runway...
In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help move the airplane to the runway...
In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic ca...
- Posted on December 2, 2014
Barbie is no longer #1 with girls
Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls. The new champion in the hearts of little girls is Team Elsa. The hit "Frozen" has earned Disney more tha...
Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls. The new champion in the hearts of little girls is Team Elsa. The hit "Frozen" has earned Disney more tha...
Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls. The new champion in the hearts ...
- Posted on December 1, 2014
Sign warns drivers to slow down for turtles
State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road. It runs beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute. The signs mark an area where turtles are killed by vehicles. They...
State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road. It runs beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute. The signs mark an area where turtles are killed by vehicles. They...
State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road. It runs beside a wildlife area in Terre...
- Posted on November 25, 2014
How can a bright yellow cat be worth $400 million?
A bright yellow cat-like figure is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The smiley-faced mascot represents the animal life of Brazil. The mascot for the Paralympics is a moppe...
A bright yellow cat-like figure is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The smiley-faced mascot represents the animal life of Brazil. The mascot for the Paralympics is a moppe...
A bright yellow cat-like figure is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The smiley-faced mascot...
- Posted on November 25, 2014
Who wouldn't play baseball for $25 million a year!
Giancarlo Stanton has become the highest paid athlete ever in the U.S. The Miami Marlins baseball team will pay him an average of $25 million per season for 13 years. Now that's a lot of money!...
Giancarlo Stanton has become the highest paid athlete ever in the U.S. The Miami Marlins baseball team will pay him an average of $25 million per season for 13 years. Now that's a lot of money!...
Giancarlo Stanton has become the highest paid athlete ever in the U.S. The Miami Marlins baseball team will pay him ...
- Posted on November 25, 2014