Cape Town, South Africa, water crisis downgraded and postponed until 2019. But will the wet season beat back the now-three-year drought? Read more

Star Wars-loving scientists name new species of gibbons "Skywalker." Read more

Get online NOW, all you logophiles (word nerds)! Two leading dictionary companies have added 1,300 words to their online word references in February.

Merriam-Webster kicked off the trend on Feb. 6 by adding 1,000 new words. And with Love of Reading Month and Read Across America recently... Read more

Don’t pack your bags for a trip just yet, but NASA has discovered seven Earth-sized planets around a single star and... Read more

As I was browsing the CNN website for the latest news, I came across... Read more

It may be cute, but it’s far from cuddly. In fact, the polar bear is the APEX... Read more

January 1 marks the start of a new year, but have you ever thought of where the world rings in the year first? How about the United States—where do Americans celebrate the New Year first? 

Before you find out, it’s important to know a little about time zones. When you look at a map, you... Read more

 Now that’s something your mom or dad never told you!

Coconut crabs are huge. Living on islands in the Pacific and Indian oceans, they can grow to 18 inches long and weigh up to 9 pounds! In fact, these are the world’s largest land crabs (ocean crabs like king crabs and the Japanese... Read more