5 Things to Know (9th – 13th September)

Happy Friday! Here are 5 news highlights of the week. ๐Ÿ™‚ Astronomers discover water for the first time on a ‘potentially habitable planet’ This planet, named K2-18b, is orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star. falls in a planet category of “super Earth” as it is about twice as big as our planet….

5 Things To Know (26th – 30th August)

Happy Friday! Here are 5 news highlights of the week. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hurricane Dorian heads towards Florida Although it is currently a category one hurricane, the US National Hurricane Center has warned that it may become a category four hurricane by the time it reaches the US mainland. On the Saffir-Simpson scale, a category four storm…

5 Things To Know (3rd – 7th June)

The summer break is almost here! Here are 5 new highlights of the week. ๐Ÿ™‚ Apple Dissolves iTunes Into New Apps It has been reported that Apple has announced that iTunes is to be replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. The current sign-in method will also be modified and replaced with something…

5 Things To Know (13th -17th May)

Sorry for the late update! Here are five news highlights of the week. ๐Ÿ™‚ Five-seater self-flying taxi unveiled A German start-up has unveiled what it says is the world’s first five-seater self-flying taxi. It said the craft, which is electric powered, is capable of travelling up to 300km in just 60 minutes. Daniel Wiegand, co-founder…

5 Things To Know 29th April – 3rd May

Happy Friday! Here are 5 news highlights of the week. ๐Ÿ™‚ Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2 billion debut Within five days of release, Avengers Endgame has broken box office records and made a total of $1.2 billion through global ticket sales. Endgame is the 22nd movie in the Marvel series. The previous…

5 Things To Know (11th – 15th March)

  Happy Friday! Here are 5 news highlights from this week. Ethiopian Airlines: Flight recorders recovered from the crash site  On Sunday, 10th March, the Boeing 737 Max-8 took off from Addis Ababa and was expected to arrive at Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. This flight reportedly crashed six minutes after it took off, killing…

5 Things To Know (18th – 22nd February)

Hope everyone’s doing well! Here are 5 news highlights from this week ๐Ÿ™‚ย  1. Lab-grownย meat may make climate change worseย  Because farming animals encourages a rise in global temperatures, scientists have been trying to find alternatives to traditional meat. According to BBC’s reports, around a quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving up…

5 Things to Know (28th January – 1st February)

I hope everyone enjoyed their week (or days) off. ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s a list of 5 news highlights from this week. Major Expedition Targets Thwaites Glacier  This expansive ice steam in West Antarctica is melting due to rising global temperatures. Scientists have been trying to figure out its contribution to a rise in sea-levels. They have predicted that…

5 Things to Know (14th – 18th January)

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s new highlights ๐Ÿ™‚ The UK promises ‘bold new goal’ to tackle air pollution Scientists in the UK believe that air pollution cuts British people’s lives by approximately six months. On the 14th of January, the UK government published its ‘clean air strategy’. This ‘bold new goal’ is aimed at…

5 Things to Know (3rd – 7th December)

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s news highlights. Google’s drone delivery service heads to Europe Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, will be the first area in Europe to experience Wing’s air delivery service. Wing is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. and a potential competitor of Amazon Prime Air service. They claim to deliver packages…