In today's news roundup, Indonesia's capital struggles with deadly floods, scientists catch a puffin using a stick as a tool, and Canada's army bases were invaded - by Pokémon Go players.
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To recap 2019, 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 news stories from 2019.
In today's news roundup, a deadly volcano erupts in New Zealand, Algerians protest their newly elected president, and a hungry artist eats a banana from an artwork valued at $120,000.
In today's news roundup, NATO holds a tense meeting marking its 70th year, protests in Colombia continue, and group that formed to protect apostrophes has given up.
A massive "raft" of very lightweight rocks called pumice is floating across the South Pacific Ocean. The rocks came from an undersea volcano and are expected to wind up in Australia in seven to 12 months.
If you went to a state or county fair in the US this summer, you may have had a chance to see an unusual "sport" that is becoming more and more popular around the world. It's called "Rabbit Show Jumping".
How does a curious scientist who likes to bake entertain himself? Well, if it's Seamus Blackley, he tries to get some ancient Egyptian yeast, so he can bake a loaf of bread.
A man in Indonesia is walking backwards for 435 miles (700 km). He's making the trip to encourage the government and others to protect and rebuild Indonesia's rainforests.
In today's news roundup, the Arctic is hit by huge wildfires, the US and Russia pull out of an important agreement, the woman who was the voice of Minnie Mouse dies, and the 1969 moon landing is remembered - in butter.
Japanese car rental companies have learned something interesting about their customers - many people in Japan don't rent cars to drive somewhere, they rent because they're looking for a quiet, private space.