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Face Of 4,000-year-old Neolithic Dog
Canine was similar size to large collie with features akin to European grey wolf (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 196)
Apr 16, 2019
First Photo Of Black Hole Revealed
The image of a dark core encircled by flame-orange halo of white-hot gas and plasma looks like any number of artists' renderings over the last 30 years (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 246)
Apr 11, 2019
Canada Warming Twice As Fast As The Rest Of the World, Report Says
Report by Environment and Climate Change Canada suggests the majority of warming is the result of burning fossil fuels (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 252)
Apr 3, 2019
Apple Abandons AirPower Wireless Charging Product
AirPower's cancelation is an unusual blemish on Apple's modern product record, particularly in hardware (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 208)
Apr 1, 2019
Ask Children About Social Media Use, Psychiatrists Urge
Psychiatrists are being urged to ask children with mental health issues how long they spend online and what they use social media for
Mar 29, 2019
History

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Canadian T-Rex Officially The Largest Land Animal Ever Found
After thirty years a fossilized T-Rex is at last put on display (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 284)
Mar 26, 2019
International Women's Day 2019
The day isn't simply a celebration - it's a call to action for everyone to continue to push for gender equality (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 281)
Mar 8, 2019
World's Oldest Man Dies In Japan Aged 113
Masazo Nonaka, who enjoyed watching sumo wrestling and eating sweets, died peacefully at home (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 299)
Jan 22, 2019
Newly discovered prehistoric shark named after arcade classic Galaga
Teeth found in same sediment as famous Tyrannosaurus Rex (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 276)
Jan 18, 2019
Fossilised Blue Tooth Shows Medieval Women's Involvement In Manuscript Production
Medieval skeleton found with rare, expensive blue ink embedded in teeth, could rewrite women's history(CCSS Level: Grade 11, Words: 223)
Jan 11, 2019
Style & Living

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The World's Tallest Tropical Tree Is Longer Than A Football Field
This tree, likely also the world's tallest flowering plant (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 120)
Apr 9, 2019
One Of World's Most Endangered Turtles Dies
The last known female Yangtze giant soft-shell turtle has died in China, leaving 3 left (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 235)
Apr 8, 2019
Scheme To Swap Fake iPhone Adds Up To $900,000 Loss For Apple
With each phone costing $600, the losses for Apple amounted to $895,800, officials said (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 238)
Apr 5, 2019
Major Study Suggests Apple Watch Can Detect Irregular Heartbeat
A new study shows Apple watches may be able to save lives with their sensing capabilities CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 487)
Mar 18, 2019
Coca-Cola Admits It Produces 3 Million Tonnes Of Plastic Packaging A Year
Revelation comes as report calls on global firms to end secrecy over plastic footprint (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 178)
Mar 14, 2019
Culture & Entertainment

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Taylor Swift's New Single, Me!
Taylor Swift is back and she's gone... bubblegum? (CCSS Level: Grade 5, Words: 167)
Apr 28, 2019
Movie Review: Missing Link
A funny, charming and heartfelt story elevated by the unique pleasure of stop-motion animation (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 144)
Apr 24, 2019
Lego Breaks Guinness World Record For Largest Display
More than 36,000 tiny stormtroopers just broke a world record! (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 112)
Apr 12, 2019
Batman Celebrates 80th Birthday In Superhero Style
One of the most beloved superheroes in history is celebrating a big birthday (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 241
Apr 2, 2019
Romania's One-Meter-Motorway Built To Shame A Nation
According to the European Commission, Romania tops the blacklist of road casualties in European Union (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 227)
Mar 19, 2019
World News

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China Police Smash $30 Million Fake Lego Ring
A small city-themed Lepin (under the name "The Lepin Bricks 2") set retails for $3 a box, whereas similar Lego sets start at $15 (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 189)
Apr 29, 2019
Baby T-Rex Listed For Sale
Outrage as baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for almost US$3 million (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 198)
Apr 23, 2019
Petition Calls For US Teacher To Be Fired For Labelling Student's Work 'Pathetic'
A US teacher's comments on a child's maths test have been labelled 'bullying' and sparked calls for her to be fired (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 129)
Apr 18, 2019
Fire At Notre-Dame Cathedral
The iconic spire at the top of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris collapsed after a major fire broke out last Monday evening (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 243)
Apr 17, 2019
20 Of The Highest Paid World Leaders
Trump makes the list, who else? (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 1818)
Apr 15, 2019
Sports

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Caroline Marks Wins First World Surf League Title
Florida teenager Caroline Marks claimed her first title in the World Surf League in Australia (CCSS Level: Grade 6, Words: 228)
Apr 8, 2019
Lightning Strike Electric Motorcycle
The most affordable high power electric sportbike is unveiled(CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 376)
Mar 27, 2019
Blind Runner, With Guide Dog Trio Makes History In NYC Half Marathon
Thomas Panek and his running guide dogs Westley, Waffle and Gus made history on Sunday in the 2019 New York City Half Marathon (CCSS Level: Grade 6, Words: 253)
Mar 22, 2019
Will China's Economic Downturn Impact The Wider Sporting World?
China's economic slowdown has begun and the effects could be wide (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 397)
Jan 14, 2019
World Pie-Eating Champion Crowned In Wigan, England
One of the planet's most prestigious sporting events took place at lunchtime (CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 222)
Dec 20, 2018