Society

A Look Back at Royal Weddings

18 hours ago

The marriage of Prince Harry, sixth-in-line to the British throne, and Meghan Markle was like no other the royal family has seen before. For instance, the bride was an American mixed-race divorcee who was older than her husband. She walked

The First Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps will be Available this Summer from the U.S Postal Service

2 days ago

The U.S. Postal Service will be introducing the first scratch-and-sniff stamps, called Frozen Treats Forever stamps, on June 20 in Austin, TX. They have designed them to add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations

Meet Sheku Kanneh-Mason The Royal Wedding’s Cellist

4 days ago

Sheku Kanneh-Mason was an important part of this past weekend’s royal wedding ceremony, serenading guests with a beautiful cello recital just after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married. His amazing performance will only add to the reputation of this

Hawaii Bans Certain Sunscreens to Help Protect Coral Reefs

1 week ago

Although sunscreen is healthy for humans and protects our skin from harmful rays, it’s actually very unhealthy for coral reefs. Luckily, lawmakers in Hawaii are trying to help. The Hawaiian state legislature just passed a bill that would ban the

North Carolina Wants to Counteract Environmental Injustices with New Committee

1 week ago

Unfortunately, it is becoming more and more clear that environmental issues disproportionately impact the poor and communities of colour. For example, the crisis in Flint, Michigan which began in 2014, captured national attention when it was discovered that the city’s

California Mandates All New Homes Must Be Built Using Solar Energy

1 week ago

When it comes to renewable energy in the United States California is definitely a forerunner. The state has a law that at least 50% of all electricity generated will be carbon emission-free by the year 2030 and on May 9,

Archaeologists Unearthed the Tomb of a Great Ancient Egyptian Army General

2 weeks ago

As per a statement released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a great Ancient Egyptian army general at the archaeological site of Saqqara in the country’s north. The tomb, which is about 3,300 years

To Help Combat Child Obesity London Plans to Ban Junk Food Advertisements on Public Transit

2 weeks ago

In an effort to stop the “ticking time bomb” of child obesity, the mayor of London intends to ban junk food advertisements across public transport in the British capital. A statement from Mayor Sadiq Khan was issued by City Hall

1000 Free Tickets are Being Provided for Stephen Hawking’s Memorial Service

2 weeks ago

Stephen Hawking’s memorial service will take place at Westminster Abbey in London. His family along with the Stephen Hawking Foundation are giving out 1,000 tickets to the public for the event that will be held to celebrate the life of

180 Ancient Artifacts Found Hidden Inside Ancient Buddhist Statue

2 weeks ago

Inside the body of an ancient Buddhist statuette measuring only 30 inches tall, lay about 180 artifacts,  including scrolls and relics. Experts believe the mysterious objects have been hidden in the statue undisturbed since they were placed there, about 700

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