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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons

August 11, 2017

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons Take a historical look back at how the United States has responded each time other nations of the world developed their nuclear weapons programs. The following are videos of these past events. United States of America ___ Trinity was the code name of the first […]

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles

July 11, 2017

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September 2017 it will award the 2024 games to Paris and the 2028 games to Los Angeles. International Olympic Committee- July 11, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today […]

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China

July 9, 2017

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China By Ken Sackey, Ghana News Agency ACCRA- China has pledged some $15 billion dollars to fund Ghana’s government’s massive economic transformation agenda, with the likelihood that a further four billion dollars would be committed for various development projects across the country. The commitment by […]

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The results of Australia’s 2016 census have been released – June 27, 2017

July 3, 2017

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The results of Australia’s 2016 census have been released Release Date: 27 June 2017 Australian Bureau of Statistics The results of the latest national Census today reveal we’re a fast changing, ever-expanding, culturally diverse nation. It has been less than 10 months since the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) took the pulse of the nation […]

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U.S. Census 2017 Release: Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012

June 29, 2017

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Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012 Released June 28, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration The population reporting Ethiopian, Nigerian, Haitian, Jamaican, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian ancestry in the United States is relatively small yet rapidly growing. About 2.5 million people […]

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

May 20, 2017

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault Svalbard Global Seed Vault, USC Canada Surprise breach in the “Doomsday Vault’s” defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change Emerging news of flooding caused by the melting of permafrost at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway reaffirms more […]

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Mars: Photos of active linear dune in Gale Crater

May 15, 2017

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Mars: Photos of active linear dune in Gale Crater Mars Curiosity Rover NASA This 360-degree mosaic from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover looks out over a portion of the Bagnold Dunes, which stretch for several miles. From early February to early April 2017, the rover examined four sites near linear dunes […]

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The U.S. Air Force’s experimental X-37B space plane returns to Earth

May 8, 2017

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The U.S. Air Force’s experimental X-37B space plane returns to Earth Officials have provided only vague details about the unmanned craft’s more than 700-day mission. Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.-U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. It’s the spacecraft’s first landing in Florida. Previous X37B missions […]

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues

May 2, 2017

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues Paris is bidding to secure the right to host the 2024 Olympics against Los Angeles. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote in September 2017. It has been reported that Paris nor Los Angeles will bid again in 2028 if they are eliminated from […]

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Australia: Sydney population hits 5 million

April 28, 2017

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Sydney population hits 5 million Australian Bureau of Statistics Sydney’s population has officially reached 5 million, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Director of Demography, Beidar Cho, said that at 30 June 2016, 5,005,400 people lived in the NSW capital – up 82,800 from the previous year. “It […]

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