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Stan's Our Man - Stanley Cup Facts

Stanley Cup 2010

Another hard-hitting, slap shot-shooting season of NHL playoff action is underway. Kidzworld takes a look at one of the NHL's greatest legends....read more
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History - Roman Colosseum

It started being built in 72 Ad and wasn't finished until 80 AD. And when the Roman Colosseum finally opened with 100 days of games, hundreds of gladi...read more
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History: The Dodo Bird

Although this bird is called the dodo, it wasn't a stupid bird. When visitors to the island of Mauritius first saw the bird, they thought its friendly...read more
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What's Wrong With Dodge Ball?

Look out! Your school may be trying to get rid of dodge ball from P.E. class. Some teachers think that hitting each other with balls is too dangerous....read more
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History - The Halifax Gibbet

The Halifax Gibbet was a guillotine used for public execution from the 13th to the 17th century, long after other countries stopped using them. Crimin...read more
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What Is Bullying?

Who are bullies? Look around, they come in all shapes, colors and clothes. Basically, anybody who hurts someone for fun or sport is a bully....read more
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The Iditarod

It's an 1,150 mile race over some of the craziest terrain in the world. It's the Iditarod - the "last great race on earth."...read more
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Earthquakes 101

Earthquakes 101

Earthquakes happen more often then we think. We just can't feel all of them. And they don't all happen in California, either; Alaska actually gets mor...read more
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Gene-Doping: Creating Super Jocks

Imagine if you could build an athlete with the strength of the Rock, the speed of Maurice Greene and the spring of Vince Carter. Well, look out... Suc...read more
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St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

Mar 10, 2014 St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17th. Read on to find out the history of this Irish holiday....read more
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Wild Things: The Stinking Corpse Lily

It may be the world's largest flower, but there won't be any perfume made from it. Nicknamed the rotting corpse lily, the Rafflesia arnoldii reeks lik...read more
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How Popcorn Pops

Popcorn is a tasty addition to any movie night but it's also an example of some pretty cool science!...read more
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How to Shave Facial Hair

Got hair on your chin or lip, but don't know what to do about it? Do you go for a smooth shave or scruff? It all depends on how much hair's growing on...read more
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Sports Mascots

Being a professional mascot isn't always as fun as it looks. How would you like to wear a 20 pound costume on a hot summer day?...read more
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Planet Overview - Earth

Even though 70 per cent of our planet is covered in water, we can only use one percent of it. Earth is also the only planet that humans can live on b...read more
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vampire History

Buffy has slayed tons of blood sucking vamps through the years but there are some undead dudes, who she just can't (or won't) turn to dust. Find out w...read more
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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day

Apr 23, 2014 This is one of Australia's most important national holidays. April 25th is the anniversary of the first major battle fought by Australians and New Zea...read more
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How Jell-O Works

It wiggles, it jiggles, it's held together with amino acids. We've got the scientific scoop behind the treat that you always have room f...read more
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Mother's Day

Mother's Day

May 07, 2014 Centuries ago, Mother's Day honored the Mother of the Gods but now the day is meant for our moms.Get all the details and history of Mother's Day on Ki...read more
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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Apr 22, 2014 Cinco de Mayo is a big holiday in Mexico. The Mexican army was outnumbered by the French army but they fought and won on May 5, 1862....read more
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