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How Does Fasting Affect Children?
German doctors are urging Muslim parents not to have their children fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 263)
May 15, 2018
A Rare Phenomenon Making The Ocean Glow Blue
Blue waves at California beaches look like an aurora of the sea (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 217)
May 14, 2018
Tourists, Carrots and Kangaroos a Dangerous Mix
Kangaroos attacking carrot-bearing tourists spark warnings (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 291)
May 3, 2018
The longest straight line you could sail without hitting land
And wile you're at it, the longest straight path you could drive without hitting water(CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 291)
May 2, 2018
Giant Mosquito Found in Southwest China
'World's biggest' mosquito, with a wingspan of more than 4 inches, has been found in China (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 184)
Apr 24, 2018
History

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2,500-Year-Old Mummy Found In Coffin At The University Of Sydney in Australia
Egyptian coffin thought to be empty reveals mummy (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 253)
Mar 28, 2018
Dinosaur-era Shark With 300 Teeth, Caught Off The Coast Of Portugal
Living fossil has remained unchanged for 80 million years (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 294)
Nov 13, 2017
Notes Written By Einstein In A Tokyo Hotel In 1922 Now Worth A Fortune
Albert Einstein's notes on life and happiness sell at auction (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 242)
Oct 26, 2017
Ancient Teeth Found in Europe Challenge Accepted Theories
A 9.7-million-year-old discovery has left a team of German scientists scratching their heads (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 423)
Oct 25, 2017
September 7th Is National Beer Lover's Day
Beer still has a place in many people's hearts (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 377)
Sep 7, 2017
Style & Living

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Schools Rush To Fight Spread Of Vaping Devices
Several schools have put in place tougher policies against e-cigarette users (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 383)
Apr 30, 2018
Alibaba Trial Blockchain To Lift Chinese Shopper's Trust In NZ Milk
Alibaba, Fonterra and NZ Post team up to track orders using blockchain technology (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 361)
Apr 27, 2018
Many Surgical Trainees Consider Giving Up Their Careers When Pregnant
Many trainee female surgeons consider leaving field before they even start, a U.S. study suggests (CCSS Level: Grade 11, Words: 315)
Apr 16, 2018
Young Adults Are More Likely To Feel Lonely Than Elderly People
Loneliness more likely to affect young people, says a study from the Office for National Statistics UK (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 271)
Apr 12, 2018
Scooters Run Out Of Gas Amid Crackdown
Gas stations in Shanghai, China will stop selling natural gas to scooters from Sunday (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 155)
Apr 4, 2018
Culture & Entertainment

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Bright Nights To Light Up Auckland's Waterfront This Weekend
A major light festival is set to illuminate Auckland's Waterfront (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 190)
May 10, 2018
US Man Eats 30,000th Big Mac Hamburger
A man dubbed the 'Big Mac Daddy' ate his 30,000th Big Mac at a Wisconsin McDonald's this week (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 190)
May 9, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War Movie Review
Directors Joe and Anthony Russo create a superhero movie where nobody is safe (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 361)
Apr 26, 2018
Hong Kong's Ocean Park Is Struggling
Hong Kong's Ocean Park announces HK$234.4 million deficit along with 9 percent fee increase (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 300)
Apr 19, 2018
Kiwi Music Legend Neil Finn Is Joining Fleetweed Mac
Fleetwood Mac to tour with Neil Finn and Mike Campbell, as Lindsey Buckingham leaves group (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 218)
Apr 10, 2018
World News

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Sichuan Airlines Co-pilot 'Sucked halfway' out of cockpit, Captain Says
A seemingly routine flight from southwestern China to Tibet turned chaotic when a windshield burst open in mid-air, partially sucking out the co-pilot (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 269)
May 16, 2018
Burberry Accuses Target Of Ripping Off Signature Plaid
Burberry is suing Target for $2 million over 'copycat' check-print scarves and merchandise (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 299)
May 11, 2018
Lava Spills Through Hawaii Neighbourhood
"Be prepared to evacuate at a moment's notice," the Hawaii Country Civil Defence Agency says (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 383)
May 8, 2018
It Is Nearly Impossible To Learn A New Language Fluently
Researchers identify ideal ages for language learning (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 381)
May 7, 2018
Another Lettuce Contamination Outbreak In US
1st death reported in a national food poisoning problem linked to romaine lettuce (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 320)
May 4, 2018
Sports

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Koxa Breaks The World Record For The Biggest Wave Ever Surfed
Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa set a new Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever ridden. (CCSS Level: Grade 6, Words: 324)
May 1, 2018
Sebastian Vettel Wins A Dramatic Bahrain Grand Prix
Vettel claims his second successive win at the start of 2018 (CCSS Level: Grade 6, Words: 213)
Apr 9, 2018
Swimmer, 99, Breaks World Record In Australia
A 99-year-old Australian swimmer appears to have smashed a world record for his age group in the 50m freestyle (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 266)
Mar 19, 2018
Dahlmeier Becomes 1st Athlete To Win 2 Medals At PyeongChang
Dahlmeier looks set to be one of the stars of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 478)
Feb 13, 2018
Nagasu Makes History As First American Woman To Land Triple Axel At Olympics
Nagasu is just the third woman to ever land a triple Axel at the Olympics (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 478)
Feb 13, 2018