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  • Roger Federer Wins 20th Grand Slam Title

    Tennis superstar Roger Federer has won his  20th Grand Slam Title and his 6th Australian Open trophy. In a dramatic match, the Swissman beat Croatian  Marin Cilic  6-2, 6-7, 6-3, […]

  • California Publishes New Cell Phone Guidelines

    California’s Department of Health has published new guidelines on how to handle cell phones. It warns that radiation emitted from cell phones can be harmful but does not say that cell phones are […]

  • Traditional Sports in Britain on Boxing Day

    Boxing Day, the 26th of December,  has become a traditional day of sports in the UK, with many events taking place all across the country. The day got its name […]

  • World’s Largest Battery in South Australia

    The world’s largest battery has gone into operation in Australia. American technology giant Tesla built the 100-megawatt lithium-ion battery for South Australia’s state government. The battery was connected to the power grid only  2 […]

  • Europe’s Muslim Population Will Continue to Grow

    Over the next few decades, Europe’s Muslim population is expected to continue growing.  A study estimates that by 2050 the Muslim population could grow to 58 million, or 11 % of […]

  • Did the Indus Valley Civilisation Grow Without a River?

    Many great civilisations in history developed along rivers.  Up to now, historians have assumed that one of the oldest civilisations grew on the banks of the Indus River and its tributaries. […]

  • Artificial Light Makes Our World Brighter

    A new study of satellite images has revealed that our planet is getting brighter and brighter during the night. More and more artificial lighting may cause harm not only to humans and animals but […]

  • Era of Robert Mugabe Comes to an End in Zimbabwe

    After being president for 37 years, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has finally stepped down. At 93, he was the world’s oldest leader. Mugabe headed the country since its independence from Britain […]

  • Plague May Have Entered Europe in Prehistoric Times

    According to recent scientific research conducted by Germany’s Max Planck  Institute, the plague was in Europe as far back as the Stone Age. When scanning the remains of 500 prehistoric skeletons, scientists found plague bacteria […]