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Game On!

March 16, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Do you enjoy playing video games? Have you ever thought about…



Under Construction

March 9, 2023

Watching a robotic arm pour layers of concrete might sound boring. But videos of this process, known as 3D printing, are popular on social media. They give people a glimpse of a world in which affordable 3D-printed houses are normal.…



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 a new drone delivery service. Packages containing anything from toothpaste to a smartphone would arrive at your home by drone. The drone…



My Cool Job: Roller Coaster Engineer

June 1, 2021

Larry Chickola is the vice president and chief corporate engineer of Six Flags theme parks. He spoke to TFK’s Rebecca Mordechai about his job. I’ve always loved theme parks. Growing up, I would visit Cedar Point amusement park, in Sandusky,…



Reimagining Cities

April 22, 2021

Having everything you need close to home could make you healthier. It could even build stronger bonds between you and your neighbors. This is the idea behind the 15-minute city. It’s a place where people can get all the services…



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…



A Third COVID-19 Vaccine

March 5, 2021

The United States Food and Drug Administration has authorized another vaccine to prevent COVID-19. This one is made by Johnson & Johnson. It’s different from previous vaccines. It requires only one shot instead of two. This is the third vaccine…



One Brick at a Time

July 30, 2020

Robotics is a complicated field. But brothers Sanjay and Arvind Seshan, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, found an early passion for it. In 2014, they embarked on a mission to make it easier for others to learn robotics by creating the website…



Robotics Champions

November 8, 2019

An international robotics contest, the FIRST Global Challenge, took place from October 24 to 27 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Youth from 191 countries joined in. Contestants were asked to find solutions to ocean pollution. Each team was given a…

Media Literacy


September 12, 2019

Deepfakes are videos with visual or audio content that has been manipulated. They can make it seem as if the video’s subject is saying words he or she hasn’t actually spoken. Videos like these used to be made only by…