Casey McIntyre recently died of cancer. Before she passed away, Ms. McIntyre set up a way to help others. Now, over $600,000 has been donated in her memory, and that money will help to pay off around $60 million of other people's medical bills.
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Brights Zoo in Limestone, Tennessee is celebrating the birth of a very unusual baby giraffe. What makes this giraffe special is that it doesn't have any spots. The zoo is asking for help from the public to name the unique animal.
Scientists in Europe have discovered that magpies and crows are using an unusual material to build their nests - spikes designed to keep birds away from buildings. The birds appear to be removing the spikes from buildings and adding them to their own nests.
Scooter is a seven-year-old Chinese Crested dog. His body is hairless, but he has a thin mane of spiky white hair on his head. His rear legs face backward, and his tongue hangs out of his mouth constantly. Scooter's special looks won him the 2023 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
Dr. Joseph Dituri, also known as "Dr. Deep Sea", has just finished an amazing adventure. For 100 days, the University of South Florida teacher lived in a small room underwater. He set a new world record, beating the old record of 73 days.
Four children have survived alone in Colombia's Amazon rainforest for 40 days. On May 1, their small airplane crashed. Somehow, the children managed to survive for over a month in the jungle before being rescued. The news that they're safe has brought joy to the entire country.
Last Sunday, the famous Champs-Elysees street in Paris was turned into a giant outdoor classroom for a special spelling event called "The Big Dictation". The event was a chance for people who love words to show off their listening and spelling skills in an unusual setting.
A group of scientists from the University of Kitakyushu in Japan has come up with an unusual solution to a messy problem. They've taken dirty diapers, and used them to replace some of the sand needed to build a house with concrete.
If you've ever seen elephant seals lying on a beach, you might think all they do is sleep. But now scientists have discovered that when elephant seals are in the ocean, they hardly sleep at all. On average, the seals sleep just two hours a day.
Scientists have created a new tool that can turn people's thoughts into words. It works by using an Artificial Intelligence program to translate brain activity into words. The scientists say the program could help people who can't speak because of a brain injury.