Floods, cyclones, hailstorms, bush fires, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. These are the main hazards in Australia. In Australia major floods in isolated towns, disrupt infrastructure and cause death. They also can cause widespread damage to house and business premises as well as losses in agriculture are common. In this case, the floods are the reason why the people who live in Australia are losing their homes.Read More
Yup, you read that right. On January 13th, 2019 a picture of an egg beat Kylie Jenner for the most liked picture on Instagram. Before this, Kylie Jenner held the record for the most liked post with 18.3 million likes. This was the first picture she shared of her daughter back in February, 2018.Read More
Since the government has been experiencing a partial shutdown, many departments have been in limbo. One of these departments is the FDA.Read More
Day by day solar energy is starting to seem like a more viable solution for sustainable power. In china, this notion has become a reality. Panda Green Energy, one of the leading solar panel companies located within Datong county, has constructed two major solar panel farms in the shape of one of the regions indigenous species. The Panda.
In recent news it was reported that Egyptian security forces killed 40 suspected terrorists in raids that were located in the Giza and North Sinai regions early Saturday. State media also later reported that four innocent people were killed due to a roadside bomb banged into a tourist bus in Giza. It was reported that these raids begun at dawn and singled out three suspected hideouts of terrorists groups who were planning terrorists acts during the holidays.
It’s been two weeks since the U.S. Government has been partially shut down, and there’s no sign of it coming to a close. Though you would think that federal workers would be the only ones affected, that’s actually not true. There are many unforeseen effects that this shutdown could have on the average everyday person.Read More
While the Maldives may be known for its natural environment located near the sea, it has recently been known for something entirely different: an underwater hotel. Specifically, the world’s first underwater hotel. On November 15, the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island had opened the world's first-ever underwater hotel residence. The two-story hotel is set more than 16 feet below the Indian Ocean. Its name is "Muraka," meaning "coral" in the Maldives' local language Dhivehi.Read More
Last Saturday, archaeologists found a one-of-a-kind tomb in perfect condition in Saqqara, Egypt. According to Khaled al-Anani, Egypt’s minister of antiquities, it was the tomb of a Royal Priest that lived during the 5th dynasty. He lived under the rule of the third king of the dynasty, Neferirkare Kakai.Read More
Nowadays, social media takes up such a large portion of our day to day lives. Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly checking snapchat, Instagram, twitter, etc.
Do you drink coffee everyday? Do you depend on coffee to wake you up every morning? Do you get a headache when you don’t drink coffee? If you answered any of these questions yes, you are addicted to coffee. Some days your morning cup of coffee may be the only thing pushing you out of bed, out the door, and into your daily school/work life. The phenomenon is extremely common today and it is actually considered a real, medical mental disorder. This phenomenon of being addicted to caffeine is actually included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which is used by many medical professionals as a diagnostic tool amd classification.Read More
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On Friday, November 15, scientists met in Versailles, France at the General Conference on Weights and Measures. There they voted to change the definition of a Kilogram. This official change will take place on May 20, 2019, aka World Metrology Day.Read More
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After a yearlong search for Amazon’s next headquarters, out of 238 submissions and 20 finalists, Amazon has selected Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City, VA as the twin sites of its next HQ, known as HQ2. The project is set to create thousands of construction jobs, 25,000-40,000 high paying tech jobs in each city, and at least $5 Billion in investment. However, with Amazon moving to the Big Apple, how do New Yorkers actually benefit?Read More
With Thanksgiving coming to a close and the rest of the holiday season right around the corner, there are plenty of events going on that are spreading the holiday cheer on Long Island. You can easily celebrate the holidays close to home without the hassle of traveling to NYC and beyond!Read More
Heavy rains have slammed Italy, resulting in nine deaths. During the havoc, trees have collapsed onto cars and houses; Italy hasn’t seen flooding like this in years.Read More