Most people know that using a phone while driving is dangerous. What about walking? Every year, tens of thousands of walkers are hurt or killed while they are on their phones.
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A raccoon became very big news on the Internet this week as it climbed a 25-story office building. Millions of people watched as the raccoon worked its way up the tower.
Scientists in Australia have shown that bees seem to understand the idea of zero. Up until now only a few animals with larger brains have shown this skill.
On Sunday, a volcano in Guatemala erupted, sending burning clouds of gas and rock down below. About 100 people died and 300 were hurt. Around 200 people are still missing.
Last Friday a pilot whale died in Thailand after swallowing over 80 plastic bags. Workers had been trying to save it for days, but it was not able to survive.
A container ship lost 83 containers over the side of the boat near Sydney on Thursday. Some containers came open and trash is already washing up on beaches.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is still erupting. It has burned over 80 buildings, closed a power station, and forced more people to leave their homes.
US cars have had stamped metal license plates for around 125 years. Now that may be changing. California is testing a new, digital license plate.
For hundreds of years, people have told stories about a "Loch Ness Monster". Now, a group of scientists have come up with a way to prove whether the monster exists or not.
A recent outbreak of Ebola in Congo is being treated with a new tool - a vaccine. Health workers are hopeful that they can keep Ebola under control.