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Remembering Tiananmen Square [Video]

Remembering Tiananmen Square [Video]

On June 5, 1989, the picture of a young man standing in front of a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square shook the world. This picture was taken after the Chinese military violently suppressed the protests. More than 26 years later, it is still unknown who this young man is and what happened to him, […]

The Octopus Could Have Originated From Outer Space

The Octopus Could Have Originated From Outer Space

The octopus is a strange and alluring creature that seems alien-like. With their large tentacles, shape-shifting skills, and camouflage that makes it appear as if the octopus may have come from another planet. Recently, 33 scientists from around the world, including molecular immunologist Edward Steele and astrobiologist Chandra Wickramasinghe, published a paper that suggested that […]

Holes in the Arctic Ice Worry Scientists

Holes in the Arctic Ice Worry Scientists

On April 14, 2018, NASA scientists were flying over the Beaufort Sea. They observed three holes in the sea ice. The holes had rings around them and some “wavy ice” to the left of them. NASA meteorologist John Sonntag said he had seen anything like this anywhere else. At first glance, the holes were described […]

Nazi Germany Gun Control Laws Gave Rise to WWII

Nazi Germany Gun Control Laws Gave Rise to WWII

Within 10 years Germany’s gun laws evolved from registration to confiscation. The latter made it easier for Adolph Hitler to imprison minorities and so-called undesirables, which ultimately brought about WWII. After WWI, Germany went through several changes in the weapon laws. The Law on Firearms and Ammunition was enacted in 1928. Under this law registration […]

Wild Trends in the Wedding Photography Industry

Wild Trends in the Wedding Photography Industry

Planning to be married and looking for a photographer to chronicle the event? Perhaps someone is a photography buff who would like to break into the wedding photography industry, or they enjoy staying up-to-date with the latest leanings in nuptials as a passion project. If so, it is important that they stay in tune with […]

Safe and Effective Resistance Band Pregnancy Exercises

Safe and Effective Resistance Band Pregnancy Exercises

Fitness and exercise should be an important part of everyone’s lives. They help people maintain their sense of well-being and live healthier lives. This is especially true for a woman’s health during pregnancy. The importance of a regular exercise program while a woman is pregnant cannot be underestimated. It not only benefits the expectant mother and […]

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose reign was marked by outrageous antics, erratic behavior, and substance abuse, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from a rare, aggressive form of cancer known as pleomorphic liposarcoma. He was 46. The embattled former politician had fought the disease for the past 18 months since his diagnosis in September 2014. […]

Ukrainian Prime Minister Narrowly Survives No-Confidence Vote

Ukrainian Prime Minister Narrowly Survives No-Confidence Vote

According to ABC News, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a Feb. 16, 2016, vote, which would have ousted both he and his Cabinet. President Petro Poroshenko had previously requested the resignation of the prime minister. Prior to the vote in the Verkhovna Rada, Poroshenko called for a “total reformatting” of the Cabinet. Reuters reported that […]

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