Four years ago, a brand new island rose up out of the south Pacific Ocean near Tonga. Now scientists have visited the island and made some new discoveries.
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Humans are not the only ones who use dating sites and apps to find a mate. Frogs and cows are also finding partners through creative use of technology.
If you were born without a body part, could you build that part out of Lego? That's what a teenager from Andorra has done - several times, in fact.
Scientists believe they have found the first fish able to recognize itself in a mirror. The result is surprising because this ability is usually only found in animals with bigger brains.
As many as 20,000 seabirds have died off the coast of the Netherlands. Scientists are trying to understand what has caused the problem, but so far, it's a mystery.
Today the Flipflopi, a sailing boat made from plastic trash, is set to end a two-week trip along the African coast. The trip is meant to call attention to the dangers of single-use plastic.
Unusually heavy rains in Queensland, Australia have caused massive flooding. The government was forced to open the Ross River Dam, flooding up to 20,000 homes.
Measles cases are on the rise in the US, with nearly 80 cases reported in January. The governor of Washington state says the measles outbreak there is an emergency.
The recent US government shutdown has had many serious effects. One interesting effect is that it allowed a group of elephant seals to take over a beach in a national park.
Thailand's capitol, Bangkok, is struggling to deal with dangerous air pollution. On Wednesday, the city closed over 400 schools for the week and is spraying water to try to clear the air.