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Going Cashless

March 12, 2020

Picture this: You saved up your allowance. You finally have enough money to buy that toy or game you’ve been dreaming of. You go to the store and find the item. But when you get to the register to pay,…

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Closing the Gap

January 16, 2020

Students in Talladega County, Alabama, are given a laptop or a tablet. They use them in class and at home. But Talladega County is in rural Alabama. Many students live in small towns or in the countryside. Internet access is…

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World's Coolest Places

December 5, 2019

The world is full of amazing destinations. But which are the coolest for kids? To answer that question, TIME for Kids put together a list of exciting, innovative, and iconic destinations around the world. First, we asked for nominations from…

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The World's Coolest Places to Play

December 5, 2019

ArcelorMittal Orbit London, United Kingdom Think art’s not exciting? The monumental ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London, will change that. The 376-foot-tall sculpture was created by artist Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond. It’s wrapped in…

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The World's Coolest Places to Learn

December 5, 2019

Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas Astronauts get all the glory, but true STEM geeks know the people at mission control are superstars, too. Don’t believe us? Take a tour of the Apollo Mission Control…

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The World's Coolest Places to Explore

December 5, 2019

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary Kanab, Utah The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals. The former ranch is located on 20,000 acres of land in the canyons of southern Utah. On any given day,…

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Rebuilding History

September 13, 2019

April 15, 2019, began like any other day in Paris, France. But everything changed when a fire broke out at Notre-Dame cathedral. Onlookers gasped as a piece of the country’s history went up in flames. Maddie Shenkan, 15, lived right…

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Amazing Places

July 11, 2019

Vatnajökull National Park, in Iceland. Ancient Babylonian ruins, in Iraq. The buildings of architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the United States. These and 26 other additions were made to the UNESCO World Heritage List last weekend during the group’s annual…

History

What's a Ticker-Tape Parade?

July 10, 2019

The World Cup–winning United States Women’s National Soccer Team was honored in a ticker-tape parade today in New York City. The athletes rode up a stretch of Broadway called the Canyon of Heroes to City Hall. There, the mayor presented…

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A Historic Museum Expands

June 13, 2019

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is one of the most popular museums in the United States. Located in New York City, it was founded in 1869. Visitors from around the world go to see its vast collection of…