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

A Royal Announcement October 19, 2018

Queen Elizabeth II has had a busy year. First it was the birth of Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Then there was t

A First For Belgium October 19, 2018

Congratulations are in order! Why? Because this week Belgium made history by electing its first black mayor. Seventy-one-year-old Pierre Kompany won t

Game Over For MariCar? October 19, 2018

It looks like it’s officially “Game Over!” for Mari Mobility Development, the company that lets tourists ride around Tokyo in go-karts while dre

Nobel Prize Fun Facts October 12, 2018

What have you done to benefit humankind? That’s the question Nobel Prize selection committees ask when selecting the recipients of each year’s Nob

Is Change In The Air? October 5, 2018

There’s a change in the air, and no, we’re not talking about the weather. It seems like tension between North Korea and South Korea is starting to

The Catalan Fight, A Year Later October 5, 2018

If you’re unfamiliar with the Catalonian fight for independence, here’s a quick recap. A year ago, the people of Catalonia, a region in northeaste

You’re Allowed, Your Phone Isn’t October 5, 2018

Does your school ban candy? Or perhaps toys? Well, schools in France recently implemented a ban on a very popular device—you guessed it—cell phone

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