News in Pictures: A Birthday, a Hotel, and More! August 17, 2017

Happy Birthday, President Obama! We love this photo of the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama from 2012—he sure knows how to make peop

What Does It Take to be a World Heritage Site? August 11, 2017

Have you ever walked across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco? Taken a picture by the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Climbed the Great Wall in China? Ex

Update: The City of Angels vs. The City of Lights August 3, 2017

A few weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that both Paris and Los Angeles were selected to host a future Summer Olympic Gam

The Many Faces of Money July 27, 2017

The Bank of England recently unveiled a new 10-pound note that features the face of Jane Austen, a famous writer, along with one of her most well-know

News in Pictures July 20, 2017

An Electric-fying Race! The Formula E, a type of auto race for electric cars, took place on July 15 and 16 in New York. Ten teams competed in the race

Gather Round—It’s World Family Meeting Time July 14, 2017

Have you ever been part of a family meeting? It’s usually a time when important things are discussed with other people living in the house because t

Electric Cars: They’re All the Rage! July 8, 2017

It’s quiet, doesn’t pollute the air, and it’s all the rage these days. Well, it might not be all the rage, but it continues to be a hot

World Refugee Day June 20, 2017

65.6 million: That’s how many there are in the world. Just think about that for a moment—the number of people who have had to flee their home is a

Aww … Snap! What Happened? June 16, 2017

It was an election that didn’t go as the British Prime Minister Theresa May had planned—after all she wanted more support, not less. How did t

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