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Harry and Meghan are launching a new charitable organization called Archewell

Harry and Meghan are launching a new charitable organization called Archewell

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed plans to launch a charitable organization called Archewell. Following their decision earlier this year to step down as senior royals, the couple can no longer use their Sussex Royal brand. Reports of the newly-named foundation emerged in the British newspaper, The Telegraph, which claimed the couple filed…MORE

New Zealand health minister demoted after going to the beach during lockdown

New Zealand health minister demoted after going to the beach during lockdown

New Zealand’s health minister has been demoted after going to the beach with his family while the nation was in the first few days of lockdown. David Clark drove his family 20km (12 miles) from their home in Dunedin to Doctor’s Point Beach for a walk during the first weekend of the country’s national lockdown,…MORE

Birds that learn new behaviors less likely to go extinct, says study

Birds that learn new behaviors less likely to go extinct, says study

Herons using bread or insects as bait to catch fish, carrion crows dropping nuts onto roads so passing cars crack open their shells and great cormorants timing their fishing periods in New Zealand to take advantage of the strong currents generated by commercial ferries. These are just some of the ways in which birds have…MORE

Man dies after being bitten by shark near Great Barrier Reef

A 23-year-old man has died after he was bitten by a shark near the Great Barrier Reef on Monday. The man was bitten while swimming with others off North West Island, according to police in Queensland, Australia. Tragedy struck as the group headed back to their charter vessel, police said. Members of the RACQ Capricorn…MORE

Who is Dominic Raab? The Brexiteer ex-lawyer deputizing for Boris Johnson

Who is Dominic Raab? The Brexiteer ex-lawyer deputizing for Boris Johnson

Before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went into intensive care on Monday evening with worsening coronavirus-related symptoms, he asked his Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab to deputize for him “where necessary.” While now is a time of great uncertainty for the British public, Johnson’s handing over of some duties to Raab…MORE

How a pandemic prepares us for exploring and living on Mars

How a pandemic prepares us for exploring and living on Mars

As people around the world rethink many aspects of their lives to combat the coronavirus pandemic, NASA experts say that knowledge and understanding of how to stay safe and healthy will help us prepare for landing on another planet. After all, NASA’s robotic explorers are already on Mars paving the way for future astronaut-led missions…MORE