Sweden has changed the traditional genders such as boy and girl. Even though those do still exist, many Swedish people commonly use the pronoun ‘Hen’, which defines gender neutral people in their country. Gender neutral means that you identify as no gender, even though you were born with a body of a certain traditional gender. … More Sweden: breaking gender stereotypes
On the 6th of April 2018, a sugar tax was introduced to the UK. This new levy was introduced by former chancellor, George Osbourne, in 2016, to try and combat child obesity in our sugar-controlled society. “No matter how difficult and how controversial it is, you cannot have a long-term plan for the country unless … More The sugar tax
It’s hard to believe but stereotypes still exist. Like, the other day, I was at a Car Boot Sale and I was looking for something to do with Pokémon. I came to a stall with had loads of toys at it; I was looking at the items on the table when the guy behind the … More Stereotyping
With the value of Bitcoin skyrocketing, it is clear to see why thousands of miners are keen to join the new gold rush. However, there is a major issue for anyone wanting online cryptocurrencies to keep growing: a vast amount of energy is being burnt mining. In fact, the bitcoin community are using the same … More Bitcoin: A Problem We Are Ignoring
Students in the USA and across the world are uniting in protest to fight for their lives. On February 14th, 17 people were killed and 17 more injured at Majory Stoneham Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida in one of the world’s most deadly school shootings. So far there have been 8 school shootings in 2018, … More WE HAVE A VOICE!
On Monday the 12th March, Ben Ghafoor, 25, of Wyndham Drive, Romsey, was driving his Vauxhall Corsa down Winchester Road. At 11:30pm he collided with the tree opposite of the King Rufus pub. Mr Ghafoor the driver of the Corsa sustained many injuries before sadly passing in a critical state later that night. In Southampton … More Winchester Road Tragedy
Today, the 8th March, is National Women’s Day, and there’s power spread throughout all women. When it comes to gender, men are the first option. Let’s face it, despite all of the laws and sayings toward gender equality, sadly, many people still expect different things from men and women. Looking back through history, men have … More National Women’s Day
It is predicted that by 2020 the whole of the Barrier Reef will be extinct. But why? How? Plastic! Plastic is made up of polymers that take thousands of years to dissolve; to all animals and humans it is exceptionally poisonous. A shocking fact is that we have polymers in our body! This is because … More Planet Plastic
In 3 years’ time, the 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo (that is the capital of Japan). But, the dilemma they are having is… which mascots should host the Olympics?? Altogether, there are 6 mascots to be chosen from: a cat, a dog, a racoon and an assortment of anime-inspired characters. Children all around … More Who is going to be the 2020 Olympics’ mascot?
Tesla found itself in the news again on Thursday the 16th of November, when Elon Musk announced record-smashing additions to their line-up. Tesla has raised the bar for competitors, with its stunning stats, but investors are concerned that Musk is promising too much… The Tesla Roadster The new electric Roadster, will be everyone’s dream supercar, … More Tesla’s transport of the future