The Philippines made history at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but it isn’t the only country to win its first-ever Olympic gold medal at the global event. Bermuda can now add its name to that list as well, and also claim the accolade of being the smallest country to ever win gold.
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Pop music superstar Pink is standing up for the Norwegian women’s beach handball team after they protested sexist uniform rules.
Barnacles are a particularly sticky type of crustacean that love to attach themselves to hard surfaces such as rocks and ships. However, sometimes, the marine creatures also adhere to the shells of sea turtles. A single barnacle doesn’t harm a turtle and will usually go unnoticed; however, if too many barnacles attach themselves to the turtle’s shell, it can cause serious problems.
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On July 8, 2021, Zaila Avant-garde took home the top prize as the winner of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee. While this alone is a fantastic feat, the victory is made even more special because of its cultural significance. For the first time in the competition’s 96-year history, an African American has been crowned the winner. “It made me feel really proud,” Avant-garde said of her win.
After a century away from their Central American home, 1,305 artifacts are returning to Costa Rica.
Yale University has long been renowned for its drama school.
Trees are life-sustaining. Deforestation endangers our planet, while reforestation can help repair eco systems and combat carbon dioxide emissions. The country of Ghana is taking big strides to combat the deforestation which—as in other areas of the world—has greatly reduced the forested areas of the country over the past century.
Ranked number one on the World Happiness Report since 2018, Finland seems to have it all together.
Despite its huge size, a giant tortoise on the Galápagos Islands somehow remained out of sight for 112 years.