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This index lists the title, publication, and publication date for past articles posted to izzit.org, along with the full text of the accompanying discussion questions. Due to copyright restrictions, we do not archive articles on izzit.org. In most cases it is possible to retrieve articles by doing a web search for the title of the article. Please email currentevents@izzit.org if you need assistance.

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izzit.org Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
9/20/2022 Laser light transformed plastic into tiny diamonds Science News For Explorers 9/14/2022 7.6 View
9/16/2022 Florida teenager's First Amendment song hits high in music chart The Washington Examiner 9/5/2022 7.6 View
8/30/2022 Americans tend to see imaginary faces as male, not female Science News For Students 2/7/2021 7.6 View
3/3/2022 Giant bear "Hank the Tank" wreaks havoc on Lake Tahoe homeowners ABC News 2/22/2022 7.6 View
4/12/2022 Mosquitoes see red, which may be why they find us so appealing Science News For Students 4/1/2022 7.6 View
9/6/2022 Travelers spotted a bald eagle at the airport — but this isn't his first TSA line NPR 8/28/2022 7.7 View
8/26/2022 Shaquille O’Neal Pays Tab of Over $25,000 for Entire Restaurant While on Date Yahoo 6/15/2022 7.7 View
1/11/2023 New Jersey art teacher overdoses on fentanyl in front of middle school class, police say NBC News 1/8/2023 7.8 View
12/13/2022 Death metal singers have a vocal counterpart ... in bats NPR 12/4/2022 7.8 View
10/28/2022 Esports explodes onto the scene in Colorado-- now an official high school sport ABC News (KCRA 7 Denver) 10/17/2022 7.8 View
3/21/2022 Rare Pokémon Charizard card sells for $336,000 CNN 3/13/2022 7.8 View
3/22/2022 Instagram influencers promote more unhealthy foods than other celebs Science News For Students 3/15/2022 7.8 View
5/24/2022 Kansas man finds a mythical-looking ax with a root for a handle in his front yard NPR 5/13/2022 7.8 View
12/7/2022 Tik Tok star facing charges after video of her hitting golf ball into the Grand Canyon goes viral Golf Digest 11/1/2022 7.9 View