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Sting - Russians

Sting - Russians

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Freedom of Speech (painting) Painting by Norman Rockwell Rockwell attempted several versions of this work from a variety of perspectives including this one. Freedom of speech portal How many planets are there in the solar system? Well, it’s hard to give an exact figure. Between 1930 when Pluto was discovered by the American Clyde Tombaugh, and 2006, there were 9 planets. Going outwards from the sun: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. But in 2006, another American, Mike Brown, nicknamed PlutoKiller, showed that Pluto is not the same as other planets. Live Aid 1985 : 5 choses à savoir sur le concert - Live Aid 1985 : le concert du siècle Le 13 juillet 1985, à l’initiative de Bob Geldof et Midge Ure, un double concert humanitaire nommé Live Aid 1985 est donné en même temps au Wembley Stadium de Londres, au Royaume-Uni, et au John F. Kennedy Stadium de Philadelphie aux États-Unis. 70 artistes vont se relayer sur ces deux scènes, de Bob Dylan à Madonna en passant par Sting, The Who, David Bowie, Queen, Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin, U2, Tina Turner, Sade ou Dire Straits. Leur marathon musical va durer 16 heures ! Le spectacle est diffusé dans près de 150 pays et sera suivi par deux milliards de téléspectateurs. Phil Collins sur les deux continents

How did we manage to get to the Moon? Man was able to walk on the Moon thanks to great technological innovations. In the 20th century, there were 2 world wars, and scientists invented new weapons that could be launched: missiles! In the 50s, space researchers used this invention to build unmanned space probes that they sent to the Moon.

Have lots of women been in space? Women in space? You must be joking! At the beginning of space exploration, in the 1960s, only men went into space. Yet, things started out so well. The Origin of the Zodiac. The Origin of the Zodiac: (Astrology) The zodiac (Greek: ζoδιακός, zōdiakos) is the term used to describe the circle of twelve 30� divisions of celestial longitude that are centred upon the ecliptic - the path of the sun. The term zodiac derives from Latin zōdiacus, which in its turn comes from the Greek ζoδιακoς κύκλος (zōdiakos kuklos), meaning "circle of animals".

How can you live in a space station? In 1961, the Russian Yuri Gagarin was the first man to go into space. Ever since, astronauts from all over the world have taken part in missions. In 1995, a Russian (Valeri Polyakov) spent 437 consecutive days in space; a world record. In space, there’s no oxygen, no gravity: you can’t breathe and everything floats around! What is an asteroid? An asteroid is an extra terrestrial body made of rock or metal… or both. They come in all sizes. Some are as small as a potatoe; others are like mini planets, as big as a whole country. BooHoo and Ditch the Label Combat Social Media Fakery – Anti-Social Media If you Google ‘Instagram’ you’re most likely to be met with a series of news stories around mental health and the negative effect the photo sharing platform has on young people’s self esteem. I was going to post some links here, but there are far too many to choose from. Although Instagram is aware of the damaging effect it can have on young people’s mental health and has addressed the issue when it comes to more serious cases of depression, it doesn’t change the negative impact it can have on the every day user. Terms like FOMO have origniated from the platform and highlight the fear of missing out that users experience when they see other users tagged in event posts. I stumbled across a video today that I feel perfectly captures the issues associated with young people and social media usage.

Eu&Me If you are a citizen of an EU country then you are also a European citizen. But what does this mean in practice? What has the European Union done for you? Well, for a start, we all live in peaceful times, which in itself is a huge achievement, but it is not the only thing that Europe has done for us.