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Venice, Italy: Underwater

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

March for Our Lives: Road to Change

Four months have passed since the deadly massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School occurred. Students and supporters across the country are holding strong to the movement being led by strong willed and determined activists Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg. On June 15th the revolutionary movement changes grounds in further efforts to inform the younger generation

The Royal Wedding: Creating a New Tradition

With nearly 2 billion watchers, the Royal Wedding earned its status as the most important wedding of the century. Patient fans lined the streets as Meghan Markle rode by in a vintage Rolls Royce accompanied by the only family that she had at the wedding, her mother. When Meghan arrived at St. George’s Chapel, the

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