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Why the Old Firm is the world’s fiercest football rivalry?

Why the Old Firm is the world’s fiercest football rivalry?

Culture, Explainer, Explainers, Sports
Image: Ava Forbes With the football season cut short due to coronavirus, Scottish football remains full of as much drama as ever. Celtic stand 13 points clear of rivals Rangers who are at the forefront of a calls to investigate the SPFL's decision to end the Scottish Premiership. What is it that makes the rivalry between the two Glasgow teams? Watch the Old Firm explained below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2eb97wQ2io&t=3s
The popular culture of voluntourism, self-worth and charity, explained

The popular culture of voluntourism, self-worth and charity, explained

Explainer, Explainers, Travel, Uncategorized
The culture of sending teenagers to travel and help charities in other countries is booming in the UK and elsewhere. The millennial approach by parents to help their kids develop self-worth seems to be one reason why.  For most teenagers in the UK, volunteering opportunities are frequently offered as a part of high school programmes. To be a “volunteer” typically means working for an organisation or cause without getting anything in exchange. From seaside conservation in Fiji to cultural immersion in Cambodia, you may have been encouraged to enrol for a summer trip by your parents or you might have read about how such an experience would help your resume for college applications. But in 1998, an accidental invention of “voluntourism” changed this altogether.  The term “vol
What could we know, from SARS to COVID-19?

What could we know, from SARS to COVID-19?

COVID-19, Explainer, Health, Uncategorized
The panic of COVID-19        In December 2019, Wuhan, the scenic city of Hubei Province, reported several unknown respiratory epidemics. Merely one month later, the situation was out of control. On January 23, the eve of the Chinese traditional New Year, the Chinese government announced the closure of Wuhan, Hubei Province, all public transportation in Wuhan ceased operation. During this reunion festival, Chinese society had given up plans to travel, visit relatives, stayed at home for self-isolation. In February 2020, WHO named the new coronavirus, which was 80 percent similar to SARS, as COVID-19.        Now the world is in the panic of COVID-19. Ordinary people's daily life was affected. Although at the end of February, ...
EXPLAINED: 5G and COVID-19

EXPLAINED: 5G and COVID-19

Breaking News, Explainer, Explainers, UK news
Image: Claudia Dashwood Teens, stop believing everything you read on social media. Perhaps even more contagious than COVID-19 itself is the theory that 5G caused or causes coronavirus. The issue has blown up in the news over the last week, with 5G masts being vandalised and lit on fire all over the world. There’s no 5G article without the words COVID-19 or coronavirus attached to it. But what exactly is 5G and how did it meet coronavirus in a theory? Explained, and debunked in the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLZPYhsJOb8&t=1s

How did Nelson Mandela find his path to freedom?

Adults, Culture, Education, Explainer, International, Politics, Student, youth
This video explains and looks at the life of the late Nelson Mandela, also known as Madiba by the older generation. The video highlights South Africa’s first black President “road to freedom” -a legacy to younger people of the world. Mandela will forever be a symbol of struggle, resilience and unity not only for his people but for the entire world. https://youtu.be/QELQ0lWGXkU
Explainer: Why you need to put on a mask to prevent Coronavirus

Explainer: Why you need to put on a mask to prevent Coronavirus

Explainer, Explainers, Health, NHS, virus
Since the outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic, the British government has been insisting on there is no need for regular people to wear masks unless they are really ill, taking care for patients or working in health care. There even were face mask banned for “misleading” claims and officials have urged more hand-washing to delay the spread of the virus.  The reasons given by them include: masks don’t offer significant protection from germs and the most efficient models need special fitting to work but normal people rarely wear it right. But most importantly, the shortage of face masks had put health-care workers who desperately need them into dangerous situation.  But in the States, which do not support general wearing just two weeks ago, now has a new policy. The
How to make your bread during COVID-19

How to make your bread during COVID-19

Entertainment, Explainer, Explainers, Food, Health, Media
During COVID-19, supermarkets are locations at risk for older adults over 60. Stay safe at home and improve your cooking skills. Why not start making your own bread? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YNV2JGZq1w The World Health Organization officially declared the outbreak of Coronavirus a pandemic on the 11 March 2020. The disease has been detected in more than 200 countries. In the United Kingdom over 80’000 cases have been confirmed and 12’000 death have been registered. To stem the spread of COVID-19, the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has put the country under a lockdown. Citizens are asked to leave their homes only for essential supplies and food. However, going shopping in grocery store has become a real uphill battle and a risky journey. It seems obvious to wonder if doing