North America


  • 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 […]

  • Cult Leader Charles Manson Dies At 83

    Charles Manson, the hippie leader who shocked the world in the 1960s, died at the age of 83. Manson, who has had health problems recently,  was serving a life-sentence in a Californian […]

  • Disney Plans New Streaming Service

    Entertainment giant Disney has announced that it intends to start its own streaming service in 2019. Subscription prices will be much lower than those of  Netflix and other competitors but the […]

  • US Government Releases Most JFK Files

    The American government has released over 3000 documents relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963.  President Trump, however, has ordered some of the documents with sensitive […]

  • Sidewalk Toronto – City of the Future in Canada

    Sidewalk Labs, a Google company, has announced  plans to build a futuristic city in Toronto, Canada. The new urban area, called Sidewalk Toronto, aims at turning the waterfront of Lake Ontario […]

  • 2011 Tsunami Drives Marine Animals to US Coast

    The 2011 tsunami , which led to the nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima, has swept thousands of sea creatures across the Pacific Ocean to the  US coast. In the past 6 […]

  • Olympic Games in Paris and Los Angeles

    The next Olympic Games have been awarded to Paris and Los Angeles. Both cities will host the games for the third time. 2024 will mark the 100th anniversary of the […]

  • Canada Plans to Legalize Marijuana

    Canada plans to allow the limited use of marijuana for adults by the middle of 2018.  For some time now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been promising  that he intends […]

  • Pfizer Forbids Sales of Drugs For Lethal Injection

    The American pharmaceutical conmpany Pfizer has said it will no longer sell drugs that can be used for lethal injections to the Amercian government.  A total of 7 substances on the list […]