Is this woman black or white?

Rachel Dolezal is an American woman, but her race is causing a lot of arguments in the press. She claims to be black, but her parents say she is white. Ms Dolezal works as a university lecturer in African American Studies and is a civil rights activist. She identifies...
A library where you borrow cats, not books

A library where you borrow cats, not books

A government office in New Mexico, USA has a cat library. Employees can go to the cat library, choose a cat and take it back to their desk for one hour. Employees report feeling happier and more productive at work. How did this start? A local cat shelter (a place...

Mr Burns and Ned Flanders to Leave the Simpsons

Voice actor Harry Shearer is leaving the Simpsons after an argument with producers. He is the voice of the characters Mr Burns, Ned Flanders and the school principle Seymour Skinner. Shearer said that the argument was not about money. He said that he wanted to do...

5 Interesting Easter Facts You Should Know

Many people believe that Easter is a Christian festival: the celebration of Jesus’s resurrection. However, many Easter traditions are not really Christian. The word Easter originates from the Anglo-Saxon God called Eostre. Here are 5 facts about Easter: 1)...

American Tourists Write their Names on the Colosseum

Two American women, aged 21 and 25 wrote their names on the Colosseum, a 2000 year old building in Rome. They used a coin to carve their names into the brick. They then took “selfies” with the vandalism. Other tourists saw the girls and reported them to...