Billions of cicadas are coming! Here’s why that’s actually awesome.

An expert explains the buzz about the upcoming emergence of Brood X.
  • 14 hours ago

It's lit! Olympic torch-lighting ceremonies through the years.

With a little over 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, check out photos from over the years of this special tradition.
  • 1 day ago

First modern Olympics, 125 years ago, was nothing like today’s huge spectacle

The Athens Games had a few hundred participants, and they were all men.

Same dad, two babies: Zoo Miami presents newborn giraffes

4-year-old Malcolm fathers to two calves within a few days.
  • 3 days ago

‘Starfish’ character is bullied about her weight. So was author Lisa Fipps.

Middle-grade novel in verse explores how a girl deals with criticism from other kids and her own mother.
  • 3 days ago

Arkansas legislature bans treatment for transgender youths

Lawmakers override Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto. Opponents plan to challenge the law in court.
  • 4 days ago

In South Africa, scientists are piecing together dinosaur fossils from a ‘Triassic Park’

Jonah Choinière and other paleontologists are examining finds from a vast area a shepherd discovered in 2018.
  • 4 days ago

Separating elephant species shows they are closer to extinction than scientists thought

Savanna and African forest elephants are declining because of poaching and habitat loss.
  • 6 days ago

The Nationals should be a winning team this season. Will they be among the best?

Healthy starting pitchers and solid relievers are two key factors in getting them to the playoffs.

Do you know your sports mascots?

Baseball season has arrived! Celebrate opening day by testing your knowledge on these wacky mascots across many sports.
  • Mar 31
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Drawing up a storm

KidsPost weather art gallery

A showcase of daily weather illustrations created by KidsPost readers.
  • Jan 10, 2020
Gallery of the Week

It's lit! Olympic torch-lighting ceremonies through the years.

With a little over 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, check out photos from over the years of this special tradition.
  • 1 day ago

HiRISE highlights the beauty of Mars

A powerful camera called High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) has been taking photos of Mars since 2006.
  • Mar 29

One year later: These photos of the pandemic inspired hope during a difficult time

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus had spread worldwide.
  • Mar 11

With no crowds, the Louvre gets rare chance to refurbish

Usually hosting 10 million visitors a year, the museum is jumping on this opportunity.
  • Feb 26

Perseverance in pictures: NASA rover's journey to Mars

The rover, which launched in the summer, successfully lands on Martian soil.
  • Feb 19

Bayeux Tapestry goes virtual!

The 11th-century tapestry in France has been digitized for online viewing.
  • Feb 16

Super Bowl halftime show through the years

It?s Super Bowl weekend! Learn more about the show that has become a cultural phenomenon.
  • Feb 5