Smart shoes help factory workers walk up to three times faster

Texas-based company Shift Robotics demonstrated smart shoes at the CES tech show. These smart shoes are mobility devices. They allow ...

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Talking robot helps seniors fight loneliness

Joyce Loaiza, a retired office worker, lives alone in an apartment. And she often talks with a kind female voice ...

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America’s animal centers have too many pets from families with economic and housing problems

Animal shelters around the U.S. are extremely overcrowded. CEO Ashley Jeffrey Bouck said that the shelter near Albany, New York, ...

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Ukrainian children give concert to raise funds for kids

In December, Ukrainian teenagers from different regions held a charity concert. They performed traditional songs. The charity event wants to ...

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Californian becomes a lawyer at age 17

Peter Park passed the bar exam of California at age 17. Park took the exam in July and got the ...

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Study says the US is not prepared to ensure housing for the growing number of older people

A new report by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies said that the United States is not prepared to ...

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A hat worn by Napoléon sold for $2.1 million

Napoléon Bonaparte’s old hat sold for $2.1 million (almost ¥309 million) at an auction. He wore it a long time ...

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Journalist files case for ‘aliens’ in Mexico’s congress

Mexico’s lawmakers recently spent a lot of time discussing a controversial topic. José Jaime Maussan, a journalist, and his group ...

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Stuck on the Eiffel Tower, a couple decides to get married

A couple named Amir Khan and Kat Warren were stuck on the Eiffel Tower together with other visitors. Khan realized ...

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Uganda’s leader wants to stop the sale of used clothing from the West

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni wants to stop the buying and selling of secondhand clothing imports. Other African governments also want ...

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Chicago woman, 104, skydives from plane, aiming for record as the world’s oldest skydiver

A 104-year-old woman from Chicago wants to be certified as the oldest person to ever skydive. “Age is just a ...

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A simple coffee van helps homeless people in Australia make a new life

A simple coffee van is helping homeless people in Perth, Australia. This coffee van is called Grow and Grind. It ...

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Hudson River swimmer overcomes tough conditions on 315-mile journey

Lewis Pugh, 53, finished swimming all of the Hudson River after a month-long journey. The river is 315 miles long ...

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More than a meal: Restaurant-based programs feed seniors’ social lives

Every week, a group of New Hampshire seniors gather to eat and talk with each other. This is part of ...

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Rescue dogs help mental health of army officers and first responders in Australia

In Darwin, Australia, a new program allows army officers, veterans, injured staff, and first responders to train rescue animals until ...

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Afghan Herat potters fear ancient craft may vanish

Afghanistan has a proud history of creating traditional pottery, and potters still use many of the same methods for generations. ...

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Pet-friendly aged care boosts health benefits

Allowing elderly people to keep their pets will help them fare better in their nursing homes, according to new research ...

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Hong Kong pet rabbits enjoy bunny resort while owners away

Pet bunnies stayed at an exclusive hotel for rabbits in Hong Kong while their owners were away to celebrate the ...

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Not just for kids: Toymakers aim more products at grown-ups

A 2022 study has found that adults who buy toys have increased in recent years. Market research company NPD Group ...

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“World’s dirtiest man” dies after finally taking bath

After taking a bath for the first time in over 60 years, the “world’s dirtiest man” has died. According to ...

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Five friends continue photo tradition started in 1982

A group of friends are continuing a photo tradition that they started in 1982. Every five years, John Wardlaw, Mark ...

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French mayor wants mountain climbers to pay €15,000

A French mayor is pushing a unique plan to stop people from risking their lives on Mont Blanc, the tallest ...

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Man thankful to President Biden for second chance

On his way to work earlier this year, Dexter Jackson received a call that changed his life. The American was ...

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Experts recommend “forest baths” for mental and physical health

More and more experts are recommending an unusual way to improve your mental and physical health: forest baths. The activity ...

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California politician wants to ban police from playing Disney songs

One California lawmaker wants to ban police from playing loud, copyrighted music during their patrols. Santa Ana City Council member ...

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Famous place called wrong name for over 100 years

According to a recent report, one of the most famous sites in the world has been called the wrong name ...

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Mom makes big birthday mistake

A mom recently learned that she’d been celebrating her son’s birthday on the wrong day for two years. Emily Vondrachek, ...

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Airline passengers becoming more aggressive

According to a survey of more than 5,000 flight attendants, airline passengers are becoming more aggressive. Over 85 percent of ...

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Author gives advice on setting goals for 2022

As the world prepares to bid farewell to 2021, millions of people are starting to think about their goals for ...

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Parents find son after 24 years of searching

After a 24-year search and a DNA test, a Chinese couple have been reunited with their missing son. Guo Gangtang ...

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Family finds $50 billion in their bank account

A Louisiana couple recently discovered that $50 billion (about ¥5.5 trillion) had been accidentally deposited into their bank account.  Darren ...

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Study says people spend less on unhealthy food when shopping online

A study by Harvard University found that people who buy groceries online get less junk food than people who buy ...

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Arizona McDonald’s has unique blue sign

One McDonald’s in Sedona, Arizona, is attracting tourists because of its unique sign: a pale blue M. The city of ...

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Border collie receives $5 million from owner

Bill Dorris, an 84-year-old businessman from Tennessee, passed away and left $5 million to his beloved border collie, Lulu. According ...

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Man passes driver’s test after failing 157 times

According to a report from the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), one UK man has finally passed his driver ...

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UFO seen in Hawaii

Multiple people have reported seeing a UFO on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The glowing blue object was spotted in ...

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Kentucky town chooses French bulldog to be its next leader

A French bulldog named Wilbur has been elected as the new mayor of Rabbit Hash, a small town in Kentucky, ...

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Tourist in big trouble for feeding bear

A tourist is facing jail time for giving food to a black bear in the US state of Tennessee. Kristin ...

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Billionaire achieves goal after 40 years

Charles Feeney, the founder of Duty Free Shoppers, says that he has achieved his goal to be “broke.” The 89-year-old ...

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Rare Ed Sheeran album sold at auction

A rare copy of Ed Sheeran’s very first CD album titled “Spinning Man” was recently sold at an auction in ...

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World’s oldest cat dies at age 31

The world’s oldest cat, Rubble, has passed away at the age of 31. According to feline experts, the average life ...

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Rapper buys $400,000 mattress

A mattress owned by international rapper Drake recently made headlines because of its incredible price. The Grand Vividus mattress, which ...

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Teddy bear hunts gaining popularity

To entertain children during the coronavirus crisis, one neighborhood in Washington started a fun community activity. People put teddy bears ...

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Indian apartment has big problem with water

When residents in an apartment building in Kerala, India, turned on their faucets, a bad-smelling brown liquid came out. They ...

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Class ring returned to family after more than 50 years

Amanda Lager found a ring and returned it to the owner 52 years after it was lost. Lager found the ...

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Famous rock disappears from Arizona forest

A famous boulder was stolen from a national forest in the US state of Arizona. Called “Wizard Rock” by locals, ...

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Woman quits job to look through trash

April Smith quit her job as a chef to earn a living as a dumpster diver. A dumpster diver is ...

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Drunk electric scooter drivers becoming problem in Copenhagen

Over one weekend, the police arrested 24 people in Copenhagen, Denmark, for driving electric scooters under the influence. The police ...

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Van Gogh’s painting will be staying home from now on

The Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum announced that its version of “Sunflowers” will no longer be loaned to other museums. Last ...

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Parents can’t understand language their children use on the internet

A recent study showed that children’s internet slang confuses 48% of parents. Nearly half of the 1,000 parents surveyed admitted ...

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