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Going for the Goal

December 1, 2022

Lionel Messi, of Argentina, and Jakub Kiwior, of Poland, vie for the ball at the 2022 FIFA World Cup, on November 30. The event runs through December 18. Teams …

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Technology

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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8 Questions for Ernő Rubik

November 30, 2022

Have you heard of the Rubik’s Cube? This mind-bending puzzle is one of the best-selling toys of all time. Recently, TFK Kid Reporter Shaan Glazer met up with its Hungarian inventor, Ernő Rubik, in New York City. 1. When—and why—did…

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Science

The Sky Is Not the Limit

November 22, 2022

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an astronaut? In October, retired astronaut Scott Kelly visited the University of Wisconsin–Madison (UW). TIME for Kids was there to hear about his experiences in space. And to get the answer…

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TFK Press Club

Where Have You Been?

November 10, 2022

On November 2, the northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, were seen in Tromsø, Norway. The colorful display has dazzled people for as long there have been people to see it. For people who live in countries in the…

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United States

Ready, Set, Race!

November 10, 2022

Runners jam the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, where the TCS New York City Marathon begins. The race was on November 6. Some 50,000 athletes took part.

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A Hard Recovery

November 10, 2022

When Hurricane Charley hit Punta Gorda, Florida, in 2004, it demolished Monty’s restaurant. Owner Diane Caputo needed more than three years to get her original location open again. When Hurricane Ian made landfall, this past September, the restaurant fared much…

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Opinion

Should Kids Have Smartphones?

November 10, 2022

Take a look at this photo. Remind you of anyone? Chances are, it does. According to Common Sense Media, 43% of kids 8 to 12 now own a smartphone. Is that a good thing? Many young people tell TIME for…

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United States

Americans Vote in Midterms

November 9, 2022

On November 8, Americans voted in the 2022 midterm elections. These are held almost halfway through a president’s four-year term, in order to elect members of the United States Congress. This branch of government represents the states in the federal…

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Time Off

A New Generation

November 9, 2022

Transformers: EarthSpark is a new animated series streaming on Paramount+. It’s based on the Transformers movies. The character Mo is voiced by Zion Broadnax (inset above, left), 11. Mo’s family moves from bustling Philadelphia to sleepy Witwicky, Pennsylvania. She and…

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Kids in the Kitchen

November 9, 2022

Dana Bowen (left) and Sara Kate Gillingham want to empower kids. Since 2017, they’ve run a cooking school for children in Brooklyn, New York. Now they’re sharing their lessons in their new cookbook, Dynamite Kids Cooking School. “Each one…

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Business

Musk Buys Twitter

November 4, 2022

Elon Musk became the new owner of Twitter on October 27. He also runs the electric carmaker Tesla and the rocket company SpaceX. Musk paid $44 billion for the social-media company. Many are wondering how Twitter will change now that…

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United States

Got Butter?

November 3, 2022

The United States Department of Agriculture says the butter supply is lower than usual: It fell about 20% from 2021. One cause is a slowdown in milk production. And the costs of cow feed and labor have gone up. But…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Animal Story?

November 3, 2022

Sir Väs, a deadly, seven-foot-long king cobra, escaped from its enclosure at the Skansen Aquarium, in Sweden, on October 22. A week later, after a desperate search, staff members were relieved to find that the snake had returned on its…

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World

Lego Lion

November 3, 2022

This giant lion was built using 850,000 Lego bricks. It’s a copy of a statue on the Chain Bridge, in Budapest, Hungary. The stone lion is being restored. The Le…

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