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Tiebreaker Changes at Wimbledon

Changes coming to Wimbledon in 2019 will prevent a 2010 record from occurring again.

News Bytes 10/19/2018 6
Hong Kong Tomb Sweeping Day

This week, residents of Hong Kong celebrated “Tomb Sweeping Day.”

News Bytes 10/19/2018 6
Big Bird Retires

Being an eight-foot two-inch tall bright yellow canary for 50 years hasn't been easy.

News Bytes 10/18/2018 16
Venezuela Baseball: Sacrifices and Foul Play

In crisis-stricken Venezuela, baseball fans still line up to purchase tickets for opening day games.

News Bytes 10/17/2018 4
2018 Summer Youth Olympics

The 2018 Summer Youth Olympics are wrapping up in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

News Bytes 10/17/2018 15
‘Inspection’ at Saudi Consulate

International concern continues to grow over the whereabouts of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

News Bytes 10/16/2018 9
Pastor Andrew Brunson Back on US Soil

Pastor Andrew Brunson arrived home in the United States on Friday.

News Bytes 10/12/2018 15
Toxic Jewelry

Cheap jewelry may not be such a bargain after all—especially if it contains cadmium.

News Bytes 10/15/2018 28
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People Mover 08/30/2018
Last of His Tribe in Brazil

Thunk, thunk, thunk. A lone man whacks at a tree. Birds trill in the forest canopy. No one knows the man’s name or what language he speaks. He has no living friends, family, or neighbors. He lives in the Amazon rainforest—alone.

Globe Trek 08/29/2018
Send in the Goats

Fighting fire with . . . goats? Yep, that’s what’s happening in southern Portugal. More than 200 brown-and-white, low-tech lawnmowers are munching their way through thick undergrowth—and making a difference in a country plagued by raging summer wildfires.

Ka-ching 08/29/2018
The Rich History of Roanoke’s Lost Colony

The mysterious Lost Colony of Roanoke is the cornerstone of North Carolina’s Colonial history. The 115 early settlers of the New World vanished in 1590 without a trace except for the word “CROATOAN” carved into a village post. But a new narrative is beginning to gain local interest.

Explain It 08/29/2018
Mummy Workshop

Archaeologists have been digging in the desert for hundreds of years. Now they’re re-examining an area last excavated over 100 years ago—and finding important, never-before-seen relics.

Pie in the Sky 08/30/2018
Drone Jacket

Up, up, and away! Virtual reality and a new piece of clothing are allowing Swiss scientists, engineers, and robotics experts to change the way drones fly. Users who slip into the drone jackets can fly drones—arms outstretched like superheroes if they wish—just by moving their torsos.

Pop Smart 08/30/2018
Sports Uniforms in the Spotlight

Asymmetrical lines. Neon colors. Checkered patterns. So long basic sweatpants and T-shirts. With millions of dollars in publicity and retail sales involved, today’s sports uniforms are making headlines for striking design, eye-popping details, and meaningful messages.

Mud Room 08/30/2018
Bananas Going Bananas

Are bananas going the way of the dodo? Scientists say it’s an actual possibility if something isn’t done about an aggressive disease. It’s called the Panama disease, and back in the 1950s, it wiped out the Gros Michel, the most popular banana species sold and eaten in the United States.  

Law 'N Order 08/30/2018
Jumping on the Plastic Ban Wagon

Sue sells seashells by the seashore. But she won’t sip soda from a plastic straw—at least not in Seattle. The entire city has banned single-use plastic straws and utensils.

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Everyone daydreams, and as it should be. Good dreams aside, our culture is a natural enemy of serenity and hope. God has equipped you for great things.

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Globe Trek will take you from the living room sofa to the mountains of Uzbekistan and from the screen of their smart phone to a Chilean plantation.

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Law ‘N Order captures your imagination through civics, focusing on the idea that everyone can make a difference in life.

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