As you may have read or seen in the news, Joe Root has been appointed captain of the England Test Cricket Team, succeeding Alastair Cook who was one of England’s longest serving captains with a record-breaking 59 tests in charge.
I clearly remember the first FNM (Friday Night Magic) I went to. It was the best night of my life. There were cards and dice scattered everywhere, and I found myself getting along better with people I had never met before more than people I have known for my whole life. The entire room was buzzing with happiness and excitement and everyone was so kind. Now, I think those people to be some of my closest and most reliable friends. Hundreds of thousands of long-lasting friendships have been forged by one game: Magic: The Gathering.
Ed Sheeran has smashed the record for most songs in the top ten at one time, with only one song that isn’t from his new album “Divide”. What’s more, the top 20 only consists of 4 songs that aren’t from Sheeran’s newest album. Has the young musician’s popularity really reached a new height, or has the way we listen to music changed?
Plants have lived for a very long time on earth but according to new evidence, a type of red algae may have lived in what were then shallow seas near Chitrakoot in India. They may have lived nearly 1.6 billion years ago and their fossils have been found on rocks from India. This means that plants existed for many millions of years before we thought they did.
In a new experiment that may open up the currently quiet debate on the ethical issues relating to practice of human organ donation, a Canadian team has discovered that some brain activity continued for over ten minutes in one patient, who had died of a heart attack, even after he was declared clinically dead.
Over the past few years a craze for trampoline parks has swept the country. Although the first one only opened in May 2014 there are now over a hundred and forty throughout the country. These parks are now visited by millions of people annually, who come looking for a fun day out.