Aarohi Pandit is a 23-year-old pilot from Mumbai India. On May 13, she became the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic in a very light aircraft. The trip is just one part of her plan to fly all the way around the world.
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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern got an unusual letter in the mail recently. A young girl sent her five dollars along with a request for more information on dragons and special brain powers.
In elementary school, Glenn Cameron was very aware of the challenges faced by his friend, who was missing a hand. Now Mr. Cameron has built a robotic hand that can be controlled by a human brain.
Last October, Australia put out a new $50 bill, which is harder to copy. Sadly, the bills have a spelling mistake that didn't get noticed until after the bank had put out 46 million of them.
Though many people know of Christopher Columbus, not many people are familiar with his children. Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost 500 years after his death.
A group called Oceanix has come up with a plan to create the world's first floating city. In early April their plan was discussed at the United Nations.
Two Asian countries officially get new royal leaders this week. Crown Prince Naruhito has taken over as Emperor of Japan, and King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be crowned King of Thailand in a three day event beginning Saturday.
Mitsuhiro Iwamoto has been blind since he was 16. He wanted to prove that his blindness didn't limit what he can do. Last week Mr. Iwamoto became the first blind person to sail non-stop across the Pacific Ocean.
The song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X is a country song. Or maybe a rap song. People have different ideas, but no matter what you call it, it has become the number one song in the US.
Europe's first underwater restaurant has recently opened in Norway. The restaurant offers visitors the chance to eat seafood while looking out at life under the ocean.