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Remembering 9/11 September 11, 2017

Today is September 11th. Sixteen years ago, terrorists took over four airplanes and purposely flew two into the twin towers of the World Trade Center

A Giant Vacuum Cleaner for New York Subways—Finally! September 9, 2017

You might have a few supplies at home to clean the floors—a broom, a mop, a dustpan, a vacuum cleaner, and maybe even a robotic vacuum cleaner that

Human Kindness After Disaster September 2, 2017

Hurricanes, typhoons, monsoons, and cyclones wreaked havoc in different parts of the world the last few weeks, flooding parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mac

New Balance Not New Boom September 2, 2017

When you see an apple with a bite taken out of it, what is your first thought? Apple computers, right? How about when you see golden arches in the sha

Remembering a Princess August 31, 2017

People around the world are remembering Princess Diana, or the “People’s Princess,” twenty years after she was killed in a horrific car accident

A Hidden Figure No More August 26, 2017

Katherine Johnson, an African-American physicist and mathematician and also one of NASA’s “computers,” or someone who made math calculations for

News in Pictures: On Land, Water, and Beyond August 26, 2017

Typhoon Hato Rocks Hong Kong The strongest storm in 53 years hit the coast of China this week. The strong winds and rain caused flooding, injured peop

Venezuela Votes August 26, 2017

DID THE PEOPLE OF VENEZUELA REALLY WANT A NEW CONSTITUTION? What happens when someone asks you to vote for something that you had no problem with in t

Charlottesville: Freedom of Speech or Freedom to Hate? August 17, 2017

Freedom of speech: it’s been the foundation of the United States since the founding fathers created the Constitution in 1789. It’s a right that al