February 3, 2018
February: Black History Month in the US
February is Black History Month in the United States – a time to reflect on African American history and contributions to society. And while some progress has been made, black people continue to face challenges in such areas as employment, education, pay and housing – as well as incidents of racially charged rhetoric and violence. source: ENF
Russian astronauts have broken the record of being in open space
Delayed because of the complicated installation on the outer surface of the ISS, Alexander Misurkin and Anton Shkaplerov unwittingly broke the record for working in open space for six minutes, a correspondent from the Moscow-based Flight Control Center reports. The previous superiority to the time spent on the outer surface of the station among Russian cosmonauts belonged to Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky: in December 2013 they worked outside the ISS for 8 hours and 7 minutes.
5 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year
When you are able to hear festive music playing in shopping malls and in stores, see Chinese shops selling red-coloured ornaments and decorations with well-wishes in Chinese characters, shops lined up with an assortment of cookies and delights in containers with red covers, one thing is for sure – Chinese New Year is around the corner! Chinese New Year (also known as the Spring Festival) is a festival celebrated by about 1/5 of the world’s population! Yes, that is how many Chinese people there are here on planet Earth! As the festival is fast approaching, here are the 5 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Chinese New Year!
Shawn Parker: Secure A Platform For Your Child
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How One Mother Took On The System For Her Disabled Son And Won
Adam Payne, 12, has profound physical and developmental disabilities and major work was needed on his social housing home if he was to continue living there. After nine years of fighting, and after having to be separated from his family, he will finally be given the money. This is the full story.
The Evolution Of Charity In The Modern Community
The world has now become a global community where different countries can feel, empathize and care very much about one another. Truly, charity has taken a completely different meaning. It has reached a global level, you can give aid to earthquake victims time zones away, you can clothe, feed and care for starving children in war torn countries.
Welche Accounts Twitter in welchen Ländern blockiert hat
BuzzFeed News hat mehr als 1.700 Twitter-Konten gefunden, die in mindestens einem Land gesperrt wurden. Die Liste gibt einen bislang beispiellosen Einblick in die Zusammenarbeit von Twitter mit Regierungen – demokratischen wie autoritären. Und sie zeigt: Die Zahl blockierter Konten steigt vor allem in Deutschland, Frankreich und der Türkei.
Supreme Court Won't Stop Pennsylvania Court Order Requiring New Congressional Map For 2018
Republican lawmakers from the Keystone State asked the US Supreme Court to halt enforcement of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that would mean new congressional maps — likely to the benefit of Democrats — would be used for the 2018 elections for Congress. Justice Samuel Alito denied the request.
4 Things You Didn’t Known About Philadelphia
With the Super Bowl fast approaching, the city of brotherly love is getting a ton of attention. So this made me wonder, what is the culture of Philadelphia? Comedian Celeste Donohue, a Philly native gives us a funny rundown in her video titled, “Philly Fans Talk About The Super Bowl.” If you’re a native Angelino like myself then, you likely think cheese steak when Philly comes to mind. I never knew all the great stuff that comes from Philly. For one, Rocky, which is one of mine and many other’s favorite movies, was shot there. Now imagine a young, steaming hot Sylvester Stalone running around the streets of Philly... Ok sorry back to the point. From this video, we learn a ton about that Philadelphia: