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Why Europe Was Unable to End Daylight Saving Time

Why Europe Was Unable to End Daylight Saving Time

The European Union voted in 2019 end to daylight saving time and was scheduled to stop changing its clocks in late March 2021. Then came Brexit, the pandemic, and international bureaucracy. Europe won’t be ending daylight savings time yet People all around the globe would like to see the practice …

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Japan Plans to Release Fukushima Treated Radioactive Water into Ocean

Japan Plans to Release Fukushima Treated Radioactive Water into Ocean

The government of Japan decided on Tuesday that it will begin releasing treated radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean within two years amid strong opposition. Japan says Fukushima treated radioactive water will be released into sea Radioactive water has been accumulating inside storage tanks …

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Prince Philip, 99, Passes Away

Prince Philip, 99, Passes Away

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth for 74 years and the longest-serving consort in British history, has died. Philip, 99, passed away on April 9, 2021, according to Buckingham Palace. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was born on June 10, 1921, as Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. …

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EU Chair Gaffe: Genuine Mistake or Latent Sexism?

EU Chair Gaffe: Genuine Mistake or Latent Sexism?

During a recent high-level meeting among EU politicians in Turkey, a gaffe involving the number of chairs for the people in attendance resulted in Ursula von der Leyen being without seating while her male counterparts had all taken their spots. Charles Michel and Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, each took …

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How Melting Arctic Ice Is Driving Cold Weather to Europe

How Melting Arctic Ice Is Driving Cold Weather to Europe

While the continent of Europe has been enjoying some warmer-than-average temperatures recently, that might be coming to a close as changing air fronts push cold air over the region. Over Easter weekend, the UK, for instance, saw much colder, wetter weather than is typical for the region in April. The …

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Hikers Flee as Iceland Volcano Begins Spilling Out Lava

Hikers Flee as Iceland Volcano Begins Spilling Out Lava

On Monday, the situation in the Geldinga Valley took a turn for the dangerous, as hikers amassed to see the eruption of a volcano that is only 20 miles from the country’s capital, Reykjavík. Due to the close proximity of the volcano to a major city, it has drawn huge …

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French Companies Develop Breakthrough Heart Disease Treatments

French Companies Develop Breakthrough Heart Disease Treatments

One of the biggest causes of death globally is heart disease. Often called “the silent killer,” heart disease is dangerous because many people die of heart illnesses without even realizing they’re at risk. For many people, a single heart attack is the first–and last–symptom they have of their illness, leaving …

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