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TikTok in Trouble

March 15, 2024

On March 13, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that could force ByteDance, which owns TikTok, to sell the video-sharing app. Lawmakers are concerned that TikTok is a threat to national security. ByteDance is based in China. Lawmakers…



Going Solar

January 3, 2024

One night in May, a group of people gathered around a computer monitor on a rooftop. They were scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The monitor was linked to equipment that could receive transmissions from a satellite. The…



Tech Industry Shake-Up

December 1, 2023

Recently, the tech industry was shaken up. The CEO of OpenAI was fired over disagreements about how to safely build artificial intelligence. OpenAI is the company that created the chatbot ChatGPT. Sam Altman ran the company. But on November 17,…



Best Inventions of 2023

November 30, 2023

Every year, TIME magazine puts out its list of the year’s best inventions. Some of these help us solve problems. Others make life easier, or more fun. TIME for Kids features 10 of them here. Which one do you think…



Surprise Sidekick

November 9, 2023

As NASA’s Lucy spacecraft passes the asteroid Dinkinesh on November 1, it makes a surprising discovery. A small moon is circling the asteroid. The moon is a 10t…

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Driving Change

November 1, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on  Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Siena DeBenedittis has wanted to protect the planet since she was a…


Lit Up

September 21, 2023

A drone display brightens the night sky outside the United Nations headquarters, in New York City, on September 15. It was set up by protesters trying to raise …



Google Turns 25

September 1, 2023

This year, Google celebrates its 25th anniversary. When the tech company was started, in 1998, the Internet was new. Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page wanted to improve how searches worked. So they invented a search engine that ranked…



Space Sights

August 31, 2023

Built using AI-assisted visual creation technology, the Beyond the Light exhibition opened in August in New York City. The exhibit features images from the Jame…


Friend or Foe?

August 31, 2023

This year, Peter Paccone has a new aid in the classroom. The social-studies teacher in San Marino, California, plans to let his helper explain some simple topics to his high schoolers. This will free up time for Paccone to focus…