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Current Events, Weather

Epic Snow Storm Hits U.S. East Coast

Epic Snow Storm Hits U.S. East Coast

The East Coast was hit by a deadly and massive winter storm last Saturday with more than 10 states currently in state of emergency and 18 deaths were reported mostly in car accidents. Authorities described the storm as the ‘costlier winter storm events’ in history. The powerful storm, considered as the ‘second-highest amount’ recorded since […]

January 24, 2016 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events

Interesting Facts About Potential Planet 9

Interesting Facts About Potential Planet 9

There are 8 known planets in our solar system namely, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. However there is also the potential planet 9, Kuiper Belt which is the furthest planet on the solar system and takes between 10,000 and 20,000 earth years to make one full orbit around the sun. The […]

January 23, 2016 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events

New Year’s Eve Around the World

New Year's Eve Around the World

The world  welcomed 2016 with traditional activities held in famous landmarks and icons in each country. The celebrations held in the different cities around the globe were attended by millions of New Year revellers. Each country opened the New Year with amazing events like fireworks display, ringing of huge bronze bells, musical performances, release of […]

January 1, 2016 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Interesting Facts

Zoo Animals on the Loose after Devastating Flood

Zoo Animals on the Loose after Devastating Flood

A freak storm hit Tbilisi, Georgia last Sunday leaving 14 people dead with more than 20 people still missing. The heavy downpour and strong winds destroyed houses, roads, trees and vehicles in the capital city. The region experienced a damaging flood which allowed dozens of zoo animals to escape from their enclosures and roam on […]

June 16, 2015 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

The Week of Natural Disasters Across the Globe

The Week of Natural Disasters Across the Globe

25 April 2015 – Nepal More than 2,200 people are believed to have been killed when a huge earthquake rocked Nepal. The magnitude – 7.9 quake devastated the country when it sent houses, buildings, national landmarks and temples crashing to the ground.  Several aftershocks have been recorded and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest. The death […]

April 26, 2015 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Environment

Climate Change Action – Support Earth Hour 2015

Climate Change Action - Support Earth Hour 2015

“Climate change is not just the issue of the hour, it’s the issue of our generation. The lights may go out for one hour, but the actions of millions throughout the year will inspire the solutions required to change climate change.”  ~Sudhanshu Sarronwala, chair of Earth Hour global~ Millions of Earth Hour supporters around the world […]

March 28, 2015 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Interesting Facts

Tropical Cyclone: Interesting Facts and Categories

Tropical Cyclone: Interesting Facts and Categories

For the next three months, the residents of Vanuatu are in need of food aid according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The devastation brought by Cyclone Pam on March 13 and 14 was so massive and widespread. It is now considered as one of the worst natural disasters in history. […]

March 24, 2015 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Interesting Facts

Devastating Cyclone Lashes the Island of Vanuatu

Devastating Cyclone Lashes the Island of Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific island of Vanuatu last Saturday leaving devastation and deaths to this nation in the South Pacific.  A state of emergency has now been declared. Authorities compared the cyclone to the strength of Typhoon Haiyan which devastated the southern part of the Philippines in 2013. The monster storm lashed the […]

March 15, 2015 No Comments / Read More >>

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