When Alla Wagner couldn't sell her $1.5 million house, she came up with a new way to find the money and a new owner: Holding a writing contest, with her house as the prize.
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Scientists at the University of Washington have come up with an unusual way to help farmers get information about the plants in their fields: putting sensors on the backs of bumblebees.
A water company in England has found a 210 foot (64 meter) "fatberg" blocking its pipes. The fatberg is a hardened mess of grease, oil, baby wipes, and other items. Removing it will take weeks.
Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has reported that he once called the US emergency number 911 by accident while he was in the International Space Station.
A NASA spacecraft has sent back pictures of the object farthest away from earth that humans have ever seen. The object is 21 miles (34 kilometers) long and looks a bit like a snowman.
To recap 2018, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we've covered this year.
Today we're looking at some of the strangest stories from 2018.
Raising reindeer is an important business in arctic countries like Finland and Sweden. Now people who keep large groups of reindeer in Finland are trying to use GPS and the Internet to track their animals.
When you hear the word "museum", you probably think about great works of art, special items from history, or cool displays about science. You probably don't think about disgusting food. But Samuel West does.
When a research group posted a picture of a young monk seal on the Internet, the picture, and the seal, soon became big news. Why? The seal had an eel hanging out of its nose.
A news company run by the government of China showed off a new tool earlier this month - a computer-created TV host to read the news on TV.