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Mattel, the Maker of Barbie, Creates a Gender-Neutral Doll

Mattel, the Maker of Barbie, Creates a Gender-Neutral Doll

Mattel first introduced Barbie in 1959. Much has changed since then and so has Mattel. On Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, the toy company launched a new line of gender-neutral dolls called Creatable World. In this world, kids are invited to customize their own doll that is not dictated by gender norms. Mattel said on its […]

Scientists Are Scrambling to Find Out What Killed 121 Gray Whales This Summer

Scientists Are Scrambling to Find Out What Killed 121 Gray Whales This Summer

One-hundred-twenty-one gray whales were killed in the spring and summer of 2109, and scientists are scrambling to learn what it was that killed them. The whales washed up on West Coast beaches as they finished their annual migration to their winter feeding grounds between Alaska and Russia. Many of the giants of the ocean were […]

Hurricane Kiko Intensifies Rapidly Over the Weekend

Hurricane Kiko Intensifies Rapidly Over the Weekend

Starting as a tropical storm, Kiko grew into a hurricane in only a few hours, as predicted by the National Weather Service. The hurricane will move across the eastern Pacific as it continues to gain speed over the weekend of Sept. 13, 2019. By 11 a.m. Hurricane Kiko was centered 730 southwest of Baja California […]

Hurricane Dorian Heades to East Coast of US

Hurricane Dorian Heades to East Coast of US

Since modern records began, Hurricane Dorian has traveled the second-shortest distance for a Category 3 storm or higher in 24 hours, according to a Colorado State hurricane researcher. The shortest distance on record is Hurricane Betsy in 1965. Betsy traveled 12 miles over the Atlantic Ocean. Dorian spent most of the first couple days in […]

Hurricane Dorian Poses a ‘Significant Threat’ on Its Way to US Mainland

Hurricane Dorian Poses a ‘Significant Threat’ on Its Way to US Mainland

Earlier forecasted as an “extremely dangerous major hurricane,” Hurricane Dorian is currently crossing the Atlantic Ocean with wind speeds up to 110 mph. By Thursday night, Aug. 29, 2019, the hurricane strengthened to a Category 2 and has increased since then. As Dorian makes its way toward the U.S. mainland, the National Hurricane Center estimates […]

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