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Suicide Epidemic in the First Nation of Attawapiskat Raises Questions About Plight of First Nations People

Suicide Epidemic in the First Nation of Attawapiskat Raises Questions About Plight of First Nations People

The small First Nation of Attawapiskat is recovering from a devastating spate of suicides among its residents. Chief Bruce Shisheesh has declared a state of emergency, which allows the Nation to receive immediate outside resources. Between September of 2015 and April of 2016, more than 100 people attempted suicide. There […]

by February 5, 2017 5 comments Politics, Trending, World
Watch the Unbelievable New Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Disneyland Shanghai

Watch the Unbelievable New Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Disneyland Shanghai

If you are a fan of theme parks and have not plugged into the amusement park video community, you are missing a golden opportunity to learn more about your favorite parks and plan future trips. There are hundreds of vloggers uploading new videos on every facet of the amusement park […]

by February 3, 2017 10 comments Trending, World
Scientists May Be Preparing to Announce Discovery of an Earth-Like Planet

Scientists May Be Preparing to Announce Discovery of an Earth-Like Planet

The incredible advancements of scientific instrumentation and technology has led to an exciting new era in the discovery of exoplanets. Now, new reports indicate that scientists may be hiding the discover of an earth-in-waiting. According to German newspaper Der Spiegel, astronomers have discovered a new planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, which […]

by February 2, 2017 5 comments Science, Trending, World
Fascinating Facts About the Fourth of July

Fascinating Facts About the Fourth of July

  The history of the Fourth of July is a fascinating examination of American culture. Although Americans celebrate their independence on July 4, which is said to mark the day the Declaration of Independence was made, the reality is a little more complicated. John Adams advocated for celebrating independence on […]

by January 31, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

The number of women potentially infected by the Zika virus appears to be growing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says more than 150 pregnant women in America appear to be currently infected with Zika virus. In addition, there are over 120 women infected by the […]

by January 23, 2017 6 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Marine archaeologists have announced that they may have solved a mystery dating back 200 years to the loss of Captain Cook’s ship, Endeavor. The announcement comes after a decade of underwater exploration. Captain Cook’s Endeavor was built in Whitby for the purpose of carrying coal from the north east of […]

by January 19, 2017 6 comments Trending, World
Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

A solar-powered airplane completed a groundbreaking flight across the Pacific Ocean last week, breaking several aviation records. The pilots also tested the limits of human endurance, demonstrating the body’s capacity to stay awake and alert for 72 hours. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Mountain View California, having completed […]

by January 18, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

A four-acre peninsula in Central Park has remained unchanged and uninhabited – by humans, that is – since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Now the secret garden has been reopened for the first time in more than 60 years, promising unparalleled views of nature for the nation’s most populated […]

by January 15, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

A long battle between science and spirituality has now ended, with spirituality the victor thanks to genetic testing which confirms that 9,000 year old human remains are indeed those of a Native American. The “Kennewick Man” was discovered by the banks of the Columbia River in Washington several years ago. […]

by January 12, 2017 6 comments Science, World
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by January 5, 2017 6 comments Politics, World