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World’s Oldest Living Man Dies At Age 112

World’s Oldest Living Man Dies At Age 112

The previous oldest living man in the world died on February 23rd of this year at age 112. Chitetsu Watanabe lived in Hong Kong and was officially confirmed by the Guinness World Record as oldest man living on February 12th, 11 days before he passed away. Although he held that title, he was still 4

Venice, Italy: Underwater

The Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro stated on twitter today, “Venice is on its knees”. A historic flood has swept through the city leaving it under three feet of water. This flood has been recorded as being the cities “second highest flood” in its history according to Slate News. The media source ANSA reports that

The Ongoing Fire in the Amazon

Early August, almost three weeks ago, the most detrimental forest fire to the Amazon in Brazil had begun. Over the course of several years, there has been over 75,000 forest fires in Brazil. While natural fires occur often and are healthy forth rain forest, these fires  have pushed the Amazon to a near point of

Deep Blue is Back!

We all know how big sharks can grow to. There are over 100 different species of sharks and their size ranges from as small as the length of your arm to as big as a school bus. One of the biggest species of sharks know to man is the Great White. One shark out of

Have You Tried Turning It Off And Back On Again? It Worked Pretty Well For NASA.

On Friday, October 5th, 2018, NASA’s favorite Hubble Space Telescope lost its last remaining old-style gyroscope  used to detect and measure the telescope’s pointing and rotation, leaving it with only two functional gyroscopes and forcing its operators to place it into safe mode. This is definitely not the first time the Hubble has lost a gyroscope.

Starbucks: Hold The Straws

On July 9th Starbucks took a monumental step towards reducing plastic pollution. Starbucks announced that by 2020 all stores will phase out single use plastic straws. Starbucks which has always openly advertised its commitment towards sustainable solutions. Starbucks instead has replaced single use straws with a new lid that can be described as an “adult

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