Last Saturday morning, Jasmine Harrison became the youngest woman to row alone across an ocean. It took the 21-year-old swimming teacher just over 70 days to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
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Scientists have discovered a tiny chameleon from Madagascar that may be the world's smallest reptile. The chameleon is small enough to easily sit on a fingertip. Only two have ever been spotted - one male and one female.
A surprising activity has become popular among cyclists in recent months. It's called "Everesting" - riding up and down a hill until you've ridden "up" enough to have reached the top of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.
A 99-year-old English army captain has raised an incredible amount of money for the United Kingdom's National Health Service by walking laps in his garden. He's also raised a lot of excitement and good feeling.
After winning five out of six possible gold medals in the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship last week, US gymnast Simone Biles has set a new record - the gymnast who's won the most medals ever.
On March 11, Lee Spencer, who has just one leg, smashed the world record for a single person rowing from Europe to South America, beating the old record by over 36 days.
To recap 2018, 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 amazing stories from the world of sports.
On November 4, Ross Edgley became the first person to swim all the way around Great Britain. The trip took him more than five months, during which he never stepped on land.
Jenny Graham just rode around the world on her bike - and she did it in less than 125 days. That's about 20 days faster than the old women's world record.
On Tuesday, China opened the world's longest sea bridge. The 34-mile (55-kilometer) bridge connects the Chinese mainland to two islands under Chinese control.