Building Codes Make A Seismic Difference December 7, 2018

When a 7.0-magnitude earthquake recently hit Alaska near Anchorage on November 30th, people expected the worst. But although the quake damaged many pr

Bright Idea? November 30, 2018

Can it be? A second moon in China? Oh, you better believe it! It might seem like an impossibility, but if you’ve been keeping up with Xyza news, the

Google Walks Out November 30, 2018

What can a walkout accomplish? Well, similar to a strike, walkouts send a message. Remember earlier this year when students walked out of class to sen

JR Report: Words Of Wisdom At The Wired25 Festival October 26, 2018

Junior Reporter Gabriela G. scored a press pass to attend Wired Magazine’s 25th Anniversary Festival and got the scoop on what it takes to be an

The Sixth Looooongest Bridge Opens October 26, 2018

It’s not the longest bridge in the world (that title goes to the Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge, another bridge in China), but it was still a big deal

Sit Tight … It’s Going To Be A While October 26, 2018

Singapore Airlines restarted its flight route from New York to Singapore this month, making it the world’s longest flight. The flight lasts approxim

Who Is The Mastermind Behind Microsoft? October 19, 2018

If you guessed Bill Gates, you’re correct, but Microsoft’s first few years, which helped bring computers to common people (yes, the idea was revol

A Strato What? September 29, 2018

Imagine an airplane with a wingspan (the distance between the outer tips of the wings) longer than a football field. Well, it’s being built as we sp

Catching The Perfect Wave September 21, 2018

Ever seen surfers riding waves when you visit the beach? Surfers around the world flock to the ocean for one thing: to find a great set of waves. To t

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