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May, 2016

  • 22 May

    Australian woman dies on Everest descent

    Dr Strydom had been travelling in Nepal for more than a month with her husband and 10 other climbers. The 34-year-old was on her way down from Camp 4 to Camp 3 when she fell ill and died on Saturday afternoon, Pasang Phurba Sherpa, a board director at Seven Summit Treks, said. “After reaching the summit yesterday she said she …

  • 17 May

    The heartbreak of Syria up close

    We are in a white van used to transport Syrian refugees to medical facilities, and the driver has beads of sweat coming down his face. Serious looking with dark sunglasses and a clean white professional shirt, he’s focused on getting us to the emergency room of a nearby hospital as fast as he can. We couldn’t wait for a taxi …

  • 16 May

    Earth Will Experience 1 Day of Darkness on JUNE 2nd 2016

    NASA WASHINGTON, D.C. – NASA has confirmed that the Earth will experience 1 day of total darkness between on June 2nd, 2016. The event, according to NASA, hasn’t occurred in over 1 Million years. Astronomers from NASA have indicated that the world will remain in complete darkness starting on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 3 a.m. and will end on …

  • 10 May

    7-Year-Old Girl Without Hands Wins National Handwriting Competition

    All you need in life is determination. And 7-year-old Anaya Ellick from Virginia, USA has shown remarkable determination by winning a national handwriting competition. Now if you’re wondering what is it that’s so special about Anaya Ellick winning the competition, then here’s the big secret – she was born without hands. Anaya was born without hands and has adapted herself to …