“You can be cool and you can be smart”

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Blind dog lost in Alaska finally found
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#22 Lauren Hill continues to inspire
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Is this the best-known bottle in the world?
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New addition almost doubles size of family
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Three men get bionic hands
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Are cute little gerbils to blame for Bubonic Plague?
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Spacewalking astronauts turn cable guys
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How to build the perfect snowman
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Monkey is top dog among animal actors
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What's the difference between bacteria and viruses?
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
Would you grow a beard if you could?
Jakub Marczewski grew a beard six years ago. He was too lazy to shave. Now he finds himself in the middle of a global trend. The 21-year-old got his hair and beard trimmed at a new shop. It'...
Jakub Marczewski grew a beard six years ago. He was too lazy to shave. Now he finds himself in the middle of a global trend. The 21-year-old got his hair and beard trimmed at a new shop. It'...
Jakub Marczewski grew a beard six years ago. He was too lazy to shave. Now he finds himself in the middle of a global...
- Posted on November 25, 2014
Ballet survives in war-torn Iraq
Ann Khalid did not feel well. But she insisted on dancing a brief scene with her classmates. The 12-year-old is determined to one day have a career dancing and teaching ballet. That's no easy path ...
Ann Khalid did not feel well. But she insisted on dancing a brief scene with her classmates. The 12-year-old is determined to one day have a career dancing and teaching ballet. That's no easy path ...
Ann Khalid did not feel well. But she insisted on dancing a brief scene with her classmates. The 12-year-old is deter...
- Posted on November 24, 2014
Would you pay to put your music on the moon?
A project to raise money for a private mission to the moon has begun. You could even take part. For as little as $15, Lunar Mission One gives the public a chance to buy space on memo...
A project to raise money for a private mission to the moon has begun. You could even take part. For as little as $15, Lunar Mission One gives the public a chance to buy space on memo...
A project to raise money for a private mission to the moon has begun. You could even take part. For as...
- Posted on November 24, 2014
What is that thing? It's a popular pet in Cuba
Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. In Cuba, a larger, more exotic rodent runs wild. The rodent is called the hutia. Ana Pedraza and her husband love them. The hutia lo...
Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. In Cuba, a larger, more exotic rodent runs wild. The rodent is called the hutia. Ana Pedraza and her husband love them. The hutia lo...
Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. In Cuba, a larger, more exotic rodent runs wild. The rodent ...
- Posted on November 24, 2014
Teacup-sized penguin chicks going to fish school
Two African penguin chicks have recently hatched at the California Academy of Sciences. The academy is located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The gray, fluffy chicks hatched just days ...
Two African penguin chicks have recently hatched at the California Academy of Sciences. The academy is located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The gray, fluffy chicks hatched just days ...
Two African penguin chicks have recently hatched at the California Academy of Sciences. The academy is located in San...
- Posted on November 20, 2014
“You can be cool and you can be smart”
Kelly Mathews is on a mission. She wants to get more girls interested in STEM. That's short for science, technology, engineering, and math. For Mathews, it's a mission that begins at home. She has ...
Kelly Mathews is on a mission. She wants to get more girls interested in STEM. That's short for science, technology, engineering, and math. For Mathews, it's a mission that begins at home. She has ...
Kelly Mathews is on a mission. She wants to get more girls interested in STEM. That's short for science, technology, ...
- Posted on November 20, 2014