Happy Thai New Year! April 17, 2017

It’s April 13th and you’re walking around the city of Bangkok, Thailand when all of sudden you feel a sprinkling of water on you. “Oh, I must ha

Then & Now: Look Who Showed Up April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: About a year ago, Xyza wrote an article about Julia, a new character who would be joining Elmo and his friends on Sesame Street. She is

Then & Now: NCAA Basketball Champions April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: It was all about March Madness last month, a time when a flurry of college basketball games are played until a champion is determined.

Then & Now: Free Money in Canada Too! April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: It’s an idea that cities like San Francisco and countries like Finland are experimenting with: giving away money for free. By giving

Birds vs. Drones April 1, 2017

France Is Fighting Drones With Eagles With the threat of rogue drones spying over sports stadiums and the like, the French army is training four golde

World Photography Contest March 16, 2017

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words Every year, Sony (an electronics company) and the World Photography Organization (an organization that brings phot

The Oscars: A Lesson in How to Lose? March 13, 2017

Although there were many memorable moments at the 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony, the shocking turn of events during the “Best Picture” annou

TRAPPIST-1 and the Seven Planets: We’re Not Alone March 1, 2017

NASA made a huge discovery — or seven of them, to be exact! This is big news in the search for extraterrestrial life, and the first time that this m

Super Bowl: Touchdown! February 13, 2017

It’s being called the largest comeback in Super Bowl history— and why not? The Atlanta Falcons were leading the New England Patriots 28-3 with les