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How Does Finland Really Manage its Forests?

How Does Finland Really Manage its Forests?

Darrius H.

December 13, 2018

  When natural disasters such as California wildfires bring tragic loss of life and land with them, people would expect solace— especially from the president of the United States. However, Californians got a different response from President Donald Trump when he toured what the wildfires le...

Google Buys Business Park for $1 Billion

Google Buys  Business Park for $1 Billion

Diego G., Reporter

December 13, 2018

Google, one of the biggest and most successful companies ever, has just made a 1 billion dollar purchase of a park. This is the region’s biggest real estate purchase. The park is named the Britannia Shoreline and it isn’t a regular park, it is a technology park. This technology park is a 795,663 squar...

China Researcher claims the first genetic-edited babies

China Researcher claims the first genetic-edited babies

Donald C.

December 13, 2018

In Hong Kong, China, genetic scientist He Jiankui claims to make the first genetic-edited babies as a modified pregnancy resulted in twin sisters who are claimed to be modified. His goals are not to cure an inherited disease, but to add a trait that prevents HIV infections, which very few people are natur...

The Manchineel Tree

The Manchineel Tree

Bryan W., Reporter

November 27, 2018

When admiring nature, people should look out for harmful or deadly plants that can be there. One example of a dangerous plant is the manchineel tree, which is considered as the most deadly of trees. The manchineel tree can be found on the coasts of Florida, Central America, the Caribbean, and South Americ...

Will the UK Vote Again on Brexit?

Will the UK Vote Again on Brexit?

Ocie M., Reporter

November 6, 2018

Should the UK revote on Brexit?  As of now, Britain is set to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.  While many are still on board with the idea, a growing number of politicians and residents in the UK are trying to convince others to vote against Brexit for a number of reasons.  The real q...

China set to launch a fake moon in 2020

China set to launch a fake moon in 2020

Diego G., Reporter

November 6, 2018

China, the world’s most populated country, is trying to eliminate streetlights with an artificial moon. They are striving to launch this by 2020 which is only 2 years away. China believes that this artificial satellite will be able to light up all of China to save energy. Scientists in China have been t...

Super-sized Mice Killing Baby Seabirds

Super-sized Mice Killing Baby Seabirds

Mia R., Editor

November 6, 2018

On the island of Gough in Britain, the Tristan Albatross is quickly becoming endangered by a species that most people don’t think as predators. Baby albatrosses are being killed by a species that is quite small but have become bigger due to its new diet. These predators are mice, who have been brought...

Giant Spider Webs Cover Greek Beach

Giant Spider Webs Cover Greek Beach

Colin M., Co-Editor in Chief

November 6, 2018

Halloween decorators all around the world should take inspiration from this bizarre natural phenomenon. In the northern area of Greece’s Lake Vistonida, people were shocked to find that the entire beach was covered in spider webs, painting the landscape in an eerie gray. Scientists blame it on the abno...

Toys-R-Us Reopening

Toys-R-Us Reopening

Tyler K., Reporter

October 24, 2018

To those who have been living under a rock for the last 61 years, Toys R Us is an American toy, video game, and clothing store founded by Charles Philip Lazarus. Toys R Us was opened in 1957 in Washington D.C and has been an American icon and household name supplying joy to millions of children and ...

The Fata Morgana Effect

The Fata Morgana Effect

Lauren N., Reporter

October 24, 2018

The fata morgana effect is a mirage, which is an optical illusion caused by the atmosphere. They especially appear on a sheet of water, in a desert, or on a hot road caused by light. The first sighting of the fata morgana effect was in 1907 during the Denmark Expedition by the three sailors: Ludvig My...

Disneyland Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland Galaxy’s Edge

Jason M., Editor

October 24, 2018

In the summer of 2019, Disneyland Anaheim and Disneyland Orlando, are both expected to open a Star Wars themed land called Galaxy’s Edge. Disneyland is already preparing for the massive crowds and Galaxy’s Edge is expected to sell out immediately   The name of the village at Galaxy’s Edge i...

Yooperlites

Yooperlites

Joseph P, Reporter

October 24, 2018

On September 17, 2018 a man named Erik Rintamaki found a strange florescent rock known as the Yooperlite.That day Eric tried  hunting for rocks differently than he normally did. Instead of carrying a flashlight, he decided to use an ultraviolet light. As he was hunting for rocks, he noticed a strange...

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