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Siberia Scientists Have Revived Frozen Worms 
Prehistoric worms frozen for 42,000 years come back to life (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 216)
Aug 1, 2018
Xiaomi's Transparent Phone Too Good To Be True
Xiaomi's transparent phone shows off a dummy circuit board (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 312)
Jul 31, 2018
Engineering Feat - The SLJ900/32 Bridge Building Machine
The mega-machine helping China link the world (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 382)
Jul 23, 2018
ADHD May Have Link With Teen Tech Use
Teens who are constantly on their phones may be at greater risk of ADHD (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 358)
Jul 19, 2018
Touching This Plant Can Burn, Blister, Even Blind You
Mysterious burn on teen's face caused by brush with toxic plant(CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 461)
Jul 17, 2018
History

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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
Google Doodle Celebrates American Doctor On her 109th Birthday
The New Jersey-born doctor helped transform the mortality rate of newborn babies in the US with her neonatal prognosis, known as the Apgar Score (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 180)
Jun 8, 2018
Generations Of War Blamed For Diversity Collapse 7,000 Years Ago
Generations of brutal wars between ancient clans caused a global collapse in the genetic diversity of men, say scientists (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 354)
Jun 1, 2018
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
Style & Living

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Might Your Health Benefit From Moderate Drinking?
Drinking regularly in moderation appears to reduce risk of dementia (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 416)
Aug 3, 2018
Australia, Second Most Favoured Place By International Students
Australia overtaking UK for overseas students, as the world's second biggest destination (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 263)
Jul 27, 2018
Supermarket Slashes Price Of Sanitary Products
Kiwi supermarket chain cuts cost of products in effort to tackle period poverty (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 302)
Jul 24, 2018
UK To Ban Snacks At Checkouts
Sweets and fatty snacks sold at checkouts and as part of supermarket deals will be banned under new government proposals to halve childhood obesity within 12 years (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 352)
Jun 25, 2018
4 Cups Of Coffee A Day Might Be The Ideal Amount
There's now even more evidence that coffee is good for your heart (CCSS Level: Grade 8, Words: 510)
Jun 22, 2018
Culture & Entertainment

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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
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
World News

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US Judge Blocks The Release Of Printable 3D Downloadable Guns
A US federal judge in Seattle has blocked the release of software that allows consumers to 3D-print firearms (CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 289)
Aug 2, 2018
Conservation Authorities Remove Ivory Keys From Imported Old Piano
DoC removes key tops from 123 year-old piano because of ivory ban (CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 316)
Jul 30, 2018
Greek Wildfires Kill More Than 80 People, Devastate Resort Village
Greeks trapped by fires. In seaside resorts east and west of the capital, people have tried to flee by car, motorcycle - even by boat(CCSS Level: Grade 7, Words: 342)
Jul 26, 2018
'Unprecedented' Heatwave In Japan Kills 65 People In A Week
Record-breaking weather deemed natural disaster(CCSS Level: Grade 9, Words: 393)
Jul 25, 2018
Some Concerned Chinese Worried About iCloud
Apple iCloud: State firm hosts user data in China(CCSS Level: Grade 10, Words: 252)
Jul 20, 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