Current Events for March 6, 2012Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:29 am
Mr. BoyerBe sure to read and comment on three different articles. Make sure that your comments are in complete and meaningful sentences.
Ever since he was 2-years old Nik Wallenda has been fantasying about walking across the mighty Niagara Falls on a tightrope. So strong was his desire that he even coerced his mother to make him special suede shoes. This summer, his dream of 'disappearing into the mist and coming out at the other end', may finally come true!
A University of Pennsylvania paleontologist and a team of Chinese researchers recently stumbled upon an amazing discovery in Northern China - A perfectly fossilized forest that dates all the way back to the Permian Period, when the Earth's plates were still moving towards each other to form the super continent Pangea.
Search behemoth Google Inc. is always coming with exciting new inventions - First there was the self-driving vehicle and now, Google Goggles! While the name may appear a little goofy, if rumors of all the features they incorporate are true, the goggles are guaranteed to be one of the coolest gizmos to hit the market since, well sliced bread!
For the last two months, the residents of the historic town of Knaresborough in North Yorkshire, UK have been scratching their heads in amazement as they watched the radical transformation of ordinary trees in the nearby woods, into extraordinary works of art.
Eww bugs! They are so annoying! We humans are lucky that we can apply repellents to avoid nasty bites. But what's an animal to do? They have no choice but to spend their days shooing them off with their tails, unless of course they are zebras, who apparently have an automatic repellent - Their striped skin!
It seems as though people will do almost anything to get into the Guinness World Records - create gum wrapper chains, host large tea parties, turn themselves into human torches and even, as was recently the case, topple over each other like dominos while lying on mattresses.