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This Optical Illusion May Help Diagnose Autism In Seconds
According to specialists, people who see the illusion as a three-dimensional rotating cylinder are less likely to have Autism Spectrum Disorder than people who see who separate moving sheets of dots  (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 310)
Aug 29, 2018
Mysterious Purple Ribbon In The Sky That's Confusing Scientists
An unusual sky phenomenon nicknamed Steve isn't created by particle precipitation but something much more surprising, a new study finds (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 369)
Aug 23, 2018
'Amazing Dragon' Fossils Unearthed In China
This Dino family emerged 15 mission years earlier than previously known (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 330)
Aug 20, 2018
Elephants Found To Have Remarkable Cancer Resistance
A mysterious 'zombie gene' discovered in elephants makes them almost immune to cancer (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 324)
Aug 17, 2018
NASA's Parker Solar Probe Is Headed To The Sun
Parker Solar Probe is safely on its way to fly seven times closer to the sun than any mission before (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 377)
Aug 14, 2018
History

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Abstract Art Has Longer History Than Previously Known
'Oldest known drawing' found on tiny rock in South Africa
Sep 13, 2018
Brazil's Museum Fire Is A Global Tragedy
Two hundred years of work - and millions of priceless specimens, have been destroyed in a preventable tragedy (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 314)
Sep 6, 2018
Joël Robuchon, Michelin starred French celebrity chef, dies aged 73
Robuchon owned and ran restaurants on three continents and was the world's most Michelin-awarded chef (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 349)
Aug 7, 2018
What Actually Happened On The Original Bastille Day
The French national holiday of Bastille Day - celebrated each year on July 14 (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 426)
Jul 13, 2018
Want To Own Your Own Town?
Entire California ghost town goes on sale for less than $1m (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 260)
Jun 13, 2018
Style & Living

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The Biggest Cities Of The Future
The U.N. predicts these will be the largest urban areas in 2035 (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 272)
Sep 11, 2018
Scotland To Provide Free Sanitary Products To Students
Kiwi charities spurred on by world-first scheme to fund sanitary items at schools (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 290)
Aug 30, 2018
India's First IKEA Store Brings Traffic To A Standstill On Opening Day
Overwhelmed by the crowds, IKEA wants Indians to calm down (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 346)
Aug 24, 2018
Coconut Oil Is One Of The Worst Foods You Can Eat
A Harvard professor just busted the myth that coconut oil is good for you, calling it 'pure poison' (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 475)
Aug 22, 2018
Expert Says This May Be The Secret To Feeling Younger And Living Longer
Feeling in control affects longevity (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 343)
Aug 16, 2018
Culture & Entertainment

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The World's Tallest Statue Is Nearing Completion in India
182m statue takes shape in remote part of India (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 290)
Sep 4, 2018
George Clooney Released From Hospital After Motorcycle Crash In Italy
Hollywood Star George Clooney thrown into the air after the front-on collision with car in Sardinia (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 182)
Jul 12, 2018
Sony Uploads Entire Film To YouTube Instead Of Trailer
Whoops! Khali the Killer clocked over 11,000 view before being taken down (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 213)
Jul 6, 2018
Netflix Is Getting Minecraft, But It's Not Exactly The Video Game
Story model is coming later this year.  Kids start your pickaxes (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 261)
Jun 15, 2018
Royal Wedding 2018
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released three offical photographs taken on their wedding day (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 351)
May 21, 2018
World News

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Powerful Storm Threatens The Carolinas In The US
Hurricane Florence - It is an extremely dangerous, life-treating hurricane (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 210)
Sep 12, 2018
UAE Considers Icebergs From Antarctica
Plan to tow icebergs from South Pole to parched Dubai (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 464)
Sep 10, 2018
Nineteen People Fall Ill After An Emirates Airline Landed In New York
Emirates passenger shares experience of flight with sick travellers (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 315)
Sep 7, 2018
Eye In the Sky Can Even Distinguish Dolphins From Sharks
Drone technology out of Australia could help keep swimmers away from sharks (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 275)
Sep 5, 2018
Why is Coca-Cola Buying British Coffee Chain Costa?
Coca-Cola takes a plunge into coffee with a $5.1 billion Costa deal (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 428)
Sep 3, 2018
Sports

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Champions Du Monde. Vive La France
France 4: Croatia 2, France crowned world champions for a second time, 20 years after the their last cup win (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 239)
Jul 16, 2018
World Cup Now Down To The Final Four
Ranking 2018 World Cup final matchups between Belgium, France, England, Croatia (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 383)
Jul 9, 2018
Football World Cup Knockout Stages Move On To The Last Eight At FIFA 2018
The World Cup is all about the drama, of which there was no shortage in Round 16 (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 747)
Jul 5, 2018
European Cycling Speed Record Broken In North Yorkshire
Essex-based architect Neil Campbell has set a new European motor-assisted cycling speed record of 217.7 kilometres an hour (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 164)
Jun 29, 2018
Germany Out In Surprise Defeat At World Cup
Full tournament schedule and latest results (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 380)
Jun 28, 2018