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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 May 12, 2016 10 comments Trending, World
Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario Filho (Maracana)  stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup next June, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDAVANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian President Impeachment Trial: Will It Impact the Rio Summer Olympics?

Brazil, which hosts the 2016 Olympic Games in just a matter of months, has plunged into chaos with the sudden decision of the Brazil House of Representatives to hold an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff. The country had already been under scrutiny for what many saw as a lack […]

by May 9, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Comments on U.S. Education Policy

Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Comments on U.S. Education Policy

Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee for president, education advocates are asking what his candidacy means for education policy. Trump has not made extensive statements about his positions yet, but he has made his views known on social media and television commercials, and what he has to […]

by May 3, 2016 7 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
US Armed Forces Joins Other Nations in Opening All Combat Positions to Women

US Armed Forces Joins Other Nations in Opening All Combat Positions to Women

For the United States Army, this is the dawn of a new day. On Friday the Army announced it has commission 22 women as infantry and armor officers under new military rules that open all ground combat jobs to women. The move is the most significant step yet to include […]

by April 15, 2016 6 comments Politics, Trending, World
Inky the Octopus and His Daring Jailbreak from Aquarium to Pacific Ocean

Inky the Octopus and His Daring Jailbreak from Aquarium to Pacific Ocean

It sounds like the plot of a new movie by Disney Pixar. A daring cephalopod, known as “Inky the Octopus” engineers a nighttime jailbreak from an aquatics museum. His daring maneuvers, which include breaking out of the aquarium, sliding down a drain pipe, scaling a wall and no doubt making […]

by April 12, 2016 11 comments Science, Trending, World
Google’s Project Loon Aims to Change the World – One Balloon at a Time

Google’s Project Loon Aims to Change the World – One Balloon at a Time

“Almost the entire world is connected to the internet.” If you live in Europe or North America, then you will probably agree with that sentiment. Who in the world doesn’t actually have internet in 2016? The answer may be surprising. According to the United Nations, 4.2 billion people do not […]

by April 5, 2016 3 comments Science, World
The Vikings Got There First: New Findings Confirm Vikings Discovered America Before Columbus

The Vikings Got There First: New Findings Confirm Vikings Discovered America Before Columbus

“In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” This nursery rhyme helps students memorize the year that Christopher Columbus discovered North America. However, new evidence collected by archaeologists in Newfoundland is forcing historians to partially retract that statement. Columbus did sail to the Americas in 1492, but the Vikings got […]

by April 1, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

On Sunday President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba for the first U.S. Presidential visit to Cuba in nearly 90 years. The visit is part of the opening of normalized relations between the USA and Cuba after democratic ties were reestablished in 2015. The U.S. Embassy is now open for business, […]

by March 18, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Marketing Meets Fitness and Green Initiatives: London Pizza Chain Uses Runners to Deliver Pizza

Marketing Meets Fitness and Green Initiatives: London Pizza Chain Uses Runners to Deliver Pizza

Yes, you can deliver pizza without using cars. That’s the conclusion of a pizza chain in London, which had previously avoided pizza delivery because of their commitment not to use environment-polluting cars. Sodo is a U.K. chain that prides itself on local ingredients and ethical business practices. Sodo came up […]

by March 10, 2016 3 comments Food, Trending, World