Author: Claire Heginbotham

The Difference Between 4G and LTE

4G stands for ‘Fourth Generation’ while LTE is short for ‘Long Term Evolution’. If that doesn’t make it clear, don’t worry, very few people actually understand the difference. 4G is an umbrella term that was created by ‘The International Telecommunications Union-Radio (ITU-R) ‘ in 2008.

The Bermuda Triangle Is Not So Mysterious

Bermuda Triangle is a well-traversed shipping route in the North Atlantic ocean. It covers 270,000 square miles between Florida, the island of Bermuda and Puerto Rico and is referred to as the ‘Devils Triangle”. Since the term…

The Difference Between Hazards And Disasters

In simple terms, a hazard is a dangerous situation or event that carries a threat to humans. A disaster is an event that actually harms humans and disrupts the operations of society. Hazards will be considered…

The Tree of 40 Fruits

There are a confirmed 16 trees in the world that produce 40 types of fruit each year. No, it’s not a natural miracle, but rather a man-made art installation. Pennsylvanian artist Sam Van Aken created a tree that bears 40 types…

The Great Emu War – Man vs Bird

During 1932 in Australia, military troops were deployed to fight a war on the giant Emu bird. Shortly after WWI, soldiers had returned to their farms and were struggling to make ends meet. To make things worse, a migratory mob of Emus descended…

The Medieval War That Started Over A Bucket

In 1352, Italy was a mess of political agendas and feuding families. The two city-states of Bologna and Modena had been rivals for years. Backed by the Pope and the Roman Emperor respectively…

This Japanese soldier fought WWII for 30 years

Hiroo Onoda was a dedicated Japanese soldier enlisted in WWII. He was sent to the Philippines in 1944 with orders to hold off enemy attacks on the island. His commanding officer ordered him to never surrender or take his own life. He took those words to heart and…