Thursday, June 30, 2022

This week in history

27 June- 2nd July: Stephen Hawking hosts a party for time travellers & more good news in history

27 June First woman to complete round-the-world bike ride in 1894 On June 27 1894 Annie Londonderry set off on a round-the-world trip on her bicycle....

Dyslexia helped humans adapt, study claims

In this article the terms dyslexia and developmental dyslexia are used interchangeably. A new study from Cambridge University argues that developmental dyslexia (DD) has many...

Meet Simba: Lion cub rescued from wildlife trade

A lion cub has been rescued from the wildlife trade in Russia, and is beginning a new life at a sanctuary in Italy. Simba,...

Refugee family wins $4 million lottery prize

Aristide Nininahazwe and Esther Mboneye weren't expecting to win a $4 million dollar lottery prize. The prize, which includes a $3 million house, and...

Fluffy crab is newly discovered in Australia

A new species of crab has been discovered off the coast of Western Australia. Though it doesn't exactly resemble a crab, with its furry...

Australia reduces plastic waste on beaches by 30 percent

Plastic waste on beaches in Australia has declined by nearly 30 percent in the last six years. The reduction is thanks to a range of...

Mexican judge bans bull fighting indefinitely in Mexico City

A federal Mexican judge has indefinitely banned bull fighting on animal welfare grounds in Mexico City this week. In January the state government of...

Solar-powered electric car to be released this year

A new electric car is being released this year with an added feature; it can run on solar power. Dutch start-up Lightyear have created...

US passes huge wildlife conservation spending bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a wildlife conversation bill that will see $1.39 billion allocated to conserving endangered species. The Recovering America’s...

101 year-old woman is reunited with painting stolen by Nazis

A 101 year-old Dutch woman has been reunited with a painting that Nazis stolen during World War 2. Charlotte Bischoff van Heemskerck had not seen...

First of its kind albino tortoise is born

An extremely rare albino Galapagos giant tortoise has just been revealed to the world. The female tortoise was born on May 1st 2022 at...

An electric airplane just completed a 2,257km trip

An electric airplane has just completed an eight day multi-city test flight of 2,257km. It is the furthest an electric airplane has traveled and...

Animal Shelter provides short-term care for animals whose owners are going through drug or alcohol treatment

An animal shelter has teamed up with an addiction center to provide accommodation for the animals of people going through an addiction program. Ruff...

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