By: Sophia Powell For more than 400 years Barbados has been a British colony with the Queen of England as its head of state. They became independent from the United Kingdom in 1966. Yesterday the island held an overnight ceremony in the capital of Bridgetown and is now considered a republic. Dame Sandra Mason who has been the islands governor since 2018 was sworn in … Continue reading The Republic of Barbados
By: Sophia Powell Since 1969, the whereabouts of the robber of the Society National Bank of Cleveland has remained a mystery, until now. A 20-year-old man (at the time) by the name of Theodore John Conrad stole $215,000 which is equivalent to $1.7 million in the modern-day. Theodore had shown up to work on July 11, 1969, and shortly after, he left with a brown … Continue reading America’s Unsolved Case Finally Solved?
Did you know more than 8 million pieces of plastic are dumped into the Earth’s ocean everyday? Most of the trash is thought to come from rivers and coastlines. As of 2021 there are more than 5.25 trillion pieces of trash in the ocean which is equal to about 17 billion pounds. 269,000 tons of the trash floats while 4 billion tons sink below the … Continue reading The Great´Bubble Barrier´
Growing up on an island is definitely different from growing up in other places. On an island, everyone knows everyone no matter who they are. Most conchs that have lived here all their lives know how true this is. At times it’s a good thing, but other times it can be annoying because it’s harder to find new people. However, have you ever wondered why … Continue reading Key West High Academic Stats
I have seen a lot of movies in my lifetime, but one that was filmed in space? That is definitely not on my list. Three Russian filmmakers Yulia Peresild, a russian actress with the lead role, Klim Shipenko, producer/director, and Oleg Novitskiy, a cosmonaut. They blasted off into space on October 5, 2021 in a russian spacecraft known as Soyuz MS-18. They will depart into … Continue reading 1st Movie Filmed in Space
By: Sophia Powell NASA has published some articles that multiple asteroids bigger than the Great Pyramid of Giza are going to be passing by Earth in the coming weeks of October and November. The diameter of the asteroid is up to 525 feet, barely passing the Pyramid of Giza at 482 feet long. NASA has already named this asteroid 2021 SM3, they discovered it last … Continue reading Asteroids coming to Earth
By: Sophia Powell Portland, Maine: Beautiful Portland, a.k.a the food truck capital of the world, has been voted the best place to live in the U.S. because of its “diverse variety of art and foods” as some residents would mention. Portland is also one of the safest places to live in the U.S. The downside to living in Maine is that they receive very harsh … Continue reading Top 5 Best Places to Live in the U.S.