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Best Inventions of 2022

December 1, 2022

Every year, TIME magazine puts out its list of best inventions. This year’s roundup includes 200 innovations that are changing how we live, work, learn, and play. TIME for Kids highlighted 10 of them here. Which invention do you think…

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Space

Meetup with Lauren Goodwin

September 23, 2022

A cybersecurity expert will answer questions from kids. Save the date! On September 28 at 4:30pm ET, join us for a live Zoom Q&A with cybersecurity expert and NASA chief information officer Lauren Goodwin. This live event will be hosted…

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Culture

What is the Metaverse?

March 11, 2022

When Cathy Hackl’s son wanted a party for his ninth birthday, he didn’t ask for party favors or decorations. He asked if he could hold the celebration on Roblox, a digital platform where users can play and create games. He…

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Engineering

The Sky's the Limit

January 14, 2022

Amazon’s delivery drones were supposed to be in full flight by now. In 2013, the online retailer announced an experimental drone delivery service. Packages containing anything from toothpaste to a new smartphone would arrive at your front door by drone.…

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Inventions

Best Inventions of 2021

December 3, 2021

Every year, TIME for Kids highlights inventions that are making the world better and a bit more fun. Before adding an invention to the list, we ask ourselves a few questions. How original is the idea? What will its impact…

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Space

Inside the Crew Dragon

September 10, 2021

How do you fly a SpaceX Crew Dragon? Climb aboard, strap yourself in, close the hatch, and fly into space. The Dragon takes care of everything, so relax and enjoy the ride. Unless something goes wrong. And in space, something…

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Transportation

An Electric Future

April 9, 2021

In January, one of the world’s major automakers, General Motors (GM), announced that it would stop selling gas-powered cars by 2035. The company says it will make more battery-powered vehicles. In March, Swedish automaker Volvo stepped up the timeline. It…

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Engineering

Fashion Forward

March 18, 2021

Matthew Walzer was born with cerebral palsy. The disability affects his walking, balance, and fine motor skills. “There were different things I had to do and use, to overcome [my challenges],” he told TIME for Kids. By 16, Walzer was…

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