California Moves to Solar Powered Homes

California Moves to Solar Powered Homes

Lots of politicians and state leaders talk about renewable energy sources, but California is doing something about it. In early May, California became the first American state to require all new homes to feature solar panels. California's Energy Commission (CEC) voted...

11-Year-Old Finds Ancient Fossil

11-Year-Old Finds Ancient Fossil

A rare fossil has been found by an 11-year-old girl on the shore of an East Tennessee lake. The girl named Ryleigh Taylor found the fossil on a rock. She decided to take it home with her. According to an associate professor at the University of Tennessee named Colin...

Driving Progress for Saudi Women

Driving Progress for Saudi Women

  Officials have said that Saudi Arabian women could soon have the choice to drive motorcycles, trucks, vans and even cars. This decision comes after Saudi Arabia decided to end its historically oppressive ban from women being allowed to drive. King Salman ordered...

Exploding Ants

Exploding Ants

It might sound crazy, but there is a species of ants that explode when they are threatened by an intruder. These exploding ants can be found in the remote rainforests of Borneo, Thailand and Malaysia. The strange thing is that these ants have been around for more than...

Electric Scooters for Everyone!

Electric Scooters for Everyone!

A new company called Bird Rides is taking over the streets of big US cities, like Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington. Bird Rides lets customers rent electric scooters for $1 plus 10 to 15 cents per minute. The scooters are called “Birds.” People who use this...

The Next Williams Sisters?

The Next Williams Sisters?

A Brisbane dad, Ray Wood, is determined to turn his two daughters into the next female tennis champions. 8-year-old Livinnia Wood spends about 10 hours per week on the court practicing her tennis with coach Josh Barrenechea. The work has so far paid off. She has won...

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Huge Black Hole Found

Scientists found a huge black hole. The black hole is from 12 billion years ago. It grew by about one percent every million years. That is a very fast growth for a black hole. If the black hole lived in our galaxy now, it would be 10 times brighter than the moon. It...