Category: NEWS

A Teddy Bear Was Left Lying In The Street, The Reason Why Is Heartbreaking.

The current war in Syria is expected to displace 10 million refugees, making it the largest refugee crisis that Europe has experienced since World War II. Countries outside of Europe, such as Canada, have offered to take in a portion of the Syrians seeking assistance, and the United States hopes to increase refugee acceptance to

Pokémon Go Players Can Win $5,000 By Finding THIS Rare Pokémon.

It would take living under a rock to not have heard the launch of the video game Pokémon GO. The game is a cool adventure that blurs the line between the real world and virtual reality where players go to real locations to find and catch Pokémon characters. Whether it’s Central Park in New York

Can You Identify All 12 Of These Historical Events?

How well do you know your history? Well enough to be able to identify a photo by the specific place and time it was taken? What if you were given a choice: Would you be able to tell photos from the great wars apart, or identify an image from V-Day vs. D-Day? If you’re up

The Paris Attacks Have Inspired Artists To Make This Moving Tribute.

When we experience loss, grief, and trauma, among other hard-hitting emotions, sometimes there are no words. Sometimes, other mediums work better. The tragic terrorist attacks that struck Paris, France on November 13, 2015 have sparked a range of sentiments across the world and in addition, an expansive gallery to pay tribute to the victims. Though

These Powerful Images Capture The Strength Of The People In Paris.

On the evening of Saturday, November 13, 2015, the city of Paris, France was shaken by a string of terrorist attacks coordinated by gunmen and bombers. The attacks killed 129 and wounded 352 people in six different sites, with the Bataclan concert hall seeing the heaviest toll of 87 deaths. This is the deadliest attack

This Syrian Refugee Sold Pens To Survive, But Look At What He’s Doing Now…

Abdul Halim al-Attar, a refugee from Syria, used to sell pens on the streets of Beirut to survive. According to AP, online journalist and web developer in Norway, Gissur Simonarson, created the Twitter account @Buy_Pens where he posted a photograph of al-Attar in action with his daughter draped over his shoulder. Simonarson also started an

Men fall from cliff playing Pokémon Go

If all your friends jumped off a cliff, would you too? What if your Pokémon took you there? Two men in their early 20s fell an estimated 50 to 90 feet down a cliff in Encinitas, California, on Wednesday afternoon while playing “Pokémon Go,” San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Rich Eaton said. The men

Tobacco-fueled jets take off in South Africa

The first commercial planes in Africa to use biofuels carried 300 passengers between Johannesburg and Cape Town on July 15. The Boeing jets, operated by South African Airways (SAA), were partly powered by nicotine-free, high-energy “Solaris” tobacco plants cultivated by farmers in Limpopo Province. The flights represent a major step forward for “Project Solaris,” a

Malawi is moving 500 elephants across the country

In the Liwonde Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, the elephant population is struggling to survive. The growing local human population is edging ever closer to their reserve, sometimes entering it to poach bushmeat or fish, or using the land to grow crops. On the elephants’ side of the vandalized fence, space and food are becoming scarce.

How to know when you’re being lied to

What were you doing between 10 and 11 a.m. yesterday? Once you recall this, could you describe it in reverse order starting midway through that hour? How you’d go on to provide this information would reveal a lot about you. Not only would the details describe your life or your morning routine, the person listening

Can green tea boost your brainpower and treat disease?

The images that come to mind when thinking of green tea are likely associated with calmness, purity and relaxation. The ancient beverage has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine as a means to relieve people from various ailments, but more recently the tea — and its extracts — have caught the attention of scientists.

Google Bans Ads For Payday Loans

Google is cutting off its longstanding and lucrative relationship with payday lenders, the search giant said today. Starting in July, Google will no longer host “ads for payday loans and some related products,” the company’s global public policy director David Graff said in a blog post. The rules will eliminate advertising for loans with a

NASA Just Announced 1,284 New Planets

NASA on Tuesday said 1,284 new planets had been discovered by the Kepler space telescope, marking the biggest batch of exoplanets ever announced at one time. Nine of the planets could potentially be habitable due to surface temperatures that would allow liquid water to pool, NASA added. The Kepler telescope, which launched in 2009, has

Google Is Proposing A New Set Of Emojis To Better Represent Women

The Google delegation’s proposal aims to add at least 13 new emojis “highlighting the diversity of women’s careers.” A handful of Google employees have developed a new set of emojis intended to better represent women — particularly in the workplace. And on Tuesday they submitted them to the Unicode Consortium, the Silicon Valley–based technical organization

This Is Why Oil Prices Have Risen To A Six-Month High

Supermarkets are usually quick off the mark when it comes to telling us they are cutting the price of petrol. But in recent months the noise from the forecourts has been somewhat lacking. This is because oil prices have been steadily rising and on Monday the price of a barrel of the black stuff hit

Crossing the Line: How Donald Trump Behaved With Women in Private

Donald J. Trump had barely met Rowanne Brewer Lane when he asked her to change out of her clothes. Donald was having a pool party at Mar-a-Lago. There were about 50 models and 30 men. There were girls in the pools, splashing around. For some reason Donald seemed a little smitten with me. He just