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Selfies are everywhere – throughout magazines, the news and all over social media. Every day hundreds of thousands of selfies are taken. Even children as young as 6 are taking pictures of themselves. Selfies are great for memories of people, places or simply good times, but are we obsessed? Have our lives become too engrossed in taking the perfect picture of ourselves? In this article we will explore the secret world of the selfie.
Britain has been placed on high alert as a toxic, polluted smog has passed over from France and has settled all over the country for a couple of days. The smog could potentially ruin a front row seat to the solar eclipse on Friday. It was spotted late Wednesday and will remain for the whole of Thursday, hopefully dissipating by Friday morning due to the arrival of a new weather front. The clouds that will remain may block the view of the solar eclipse.
As part of British Science Week we have been researching different aspects of the subject every day. This article will explore the injustice and discrimination towards woman and their work for science that has not been credited.
In the announcement of the 2015 Budget yesterday, George Osborne claimed that Britain is “walking tall again” and that the government has “a plan that is working”.
There is not a large degree of observational intelligence needed to see that in the modern age, music has become a huge feature of almost everyone’s lives; teenagers especially are rarely to be found without some kind of music playing in their ears.
With YouTube becoming increasingly popular, YouTubers are making a career out of their videos. There are many different channels, and several famous YouTubers who are making a great deal of money out of their hobby/profession. One of the most popular sub sections of these channels, especially with teenage girls, are the beauty channels.
The date of the General Election in May is coming up shortly, and all eyes are on the opinion polls, predicting who is most likely to win the most seats in Westminster. At the moment, there seems to be no overall majority, with the Conservative party predicted to have the most seats in Westminster. However, support for the Labour Government is still going strong in the latest polls, so will the predictions stand correct? Or will another party win the majority?
Proportional Representation (PR) is an electoral system in which parties gain seats in direct proportion to the number of votes they receive. Currently in Britain we don’t have PR, and instead have a “first past the post” system: by which a party wins an election by achieving a simple majority. However, many people think that a system of proportional representation is fairer, or some have mixed views on the subject.
Since November 5th 1964, when the Mariner 3 was launched to Mars, the human fascination of this planet has sparked theories, ideas and imaginings for the future.