Eliud Kipchoge smashed the world marathon record Sunday. His time of 2:01:39 makes it seem more likely that one day someone might run a marathon in under two hours.
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For around six years, protesters have been living in tree houses, trying to protect what's left of Germany's Hambach Forest. Now, as police work to remove them, more protesters are arriving.
Workers in Italy, who were busy tearing down an old theater, found a surprise waiting for them in the basement. A 1,500 year old stone jar full of gold coins.
What do the singers behind two of last week's top ten albums have in common with the singer who led one of the most successful tours of 2017-18? They're all at least 75 years old.
When Jocelyn Bell discovered a new and unusual kind of star, the work won a Nobel prize - for her advisor. Now, 50 years later, she's won a huge prize of her own.
A group called The Ocean Cleanup is pulling a huge floating screen out to sea. They hope the device will collect plastic trash in the ocean, making the plastic easy to remove.
Workers at Lego have created a complete copy of the Bugatti Chiron sports car. It is made out of over 1 million Lego Technic pieces and can actually be driven.
England plans to make energy drinks against the law for kids, Korea stops selling coffee in its schools, and in Detroit, school drinking fountains have been turned off because the water is dangerous.
La Tomatina is a tomato fight held once a year in Buñol, Spain. On Wednesday, 20,000 people came from around the world to join "the world's largest food fight".
When scientist Jessica Wade realized how little information there was about women scientists, she decided to help solve the problem. She's now created Wikipedia pages for over 300 female scientists.