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 (4th March – 8th March)

Hi guys! Hope you had a good week; here are 5 highlights of the week: The official website of the governing Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) of India is down after reports show that it was hacked. Even though party officials are yet to confirm this, screenshots of memes that were spotted on the site are…

5 Things to Know (11th February – 15th February)

Hope y’all are enjoying the long weekend! Do spare some time reading 5 highlights of the week though 🙂 In order to end the major trade dispute between the two largest economies, China and the USA, negotiators from both countries have begun senior-level talks in Beijing. The US threatened to raise tariffs on $200 billion…

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

I hope everyone enjoyed their week (or days) off. 🙂 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…

The Earth is actually Hollow!?

You’ve surely heard of the flat earth theory or the cat earth theory or the oval earth theory. But apparently us, humans don’t have anything better to do than to come up with more theories. So add the ‘Hollow earth’ theory to the list. Now when we think of the layers of earth, we list…

5 Things to Know (21 – 25 January)

Sorry for the late post, but here are 5 highlights of the week! 🙂 2019 began with the most bizarre news of all time. A picture of an egg dethroned Kylie Jenner’s birth announcement photo of her daughter Stormi, which was the most liked photo on Instagram. Ever since this picture went viral, everybody has…

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

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s new highlights 🙂 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…

Happy Children’s Day!

Today is Children’s Day, the perfect opportunity to fully appreciate being young (although it’s ideal that you appreciate your youth on a regular basis. Hey, time flies by really fast). So here’s to all the laughter, the squeals and the screams; the procrastination, the stress and the pretending-to-do-work-and-adults-falling-for-it-because-we’re-better-at-using-technology-than-them. Enjoy it while you can. Have a…

5 Things to Know (7th January – 11th January)

Welcome back to school everyone! Here are five highlights of the week: A Saudi teenager of 18, Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, detained in Thailand after escaping her country because her family abused her physically and psychologically. According to Thai officials, she renounced Islam and will not be sent back to her country if she is not…

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…