Society

Greater Sage Grouse Evades Endangered Species List

Being the largest type of grouse in North America, the greater Sage Grouse is characterized physically as having a spiky tail and abundant feathers. Their diet consists of sagebrush, insects, and plants. Male grouses have a variety of colors like white on the chest and prominent yellow sacs by the neck which inflate to attract mates. Females, like in other …

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About Suicides, in the Wake of Two Suicides Abroad

After reading about the suicides of two Pakistani youths, I want to put a light on suicides. These happen and are prevalent worldwide. According to the American Foundation on Suicide Prevention, approximately 12 to 13 deaths take place in every 100,000 people. Worldwide, according to Befriends.org, 16 in every 100,000 people die from suicide. 1.8 percent of deaths in the …

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12-Year-Old Girl, Beats Einstein and Stephen Hawking to get Top Score in IQ Test

12-Year-Old Girl, Beats Einstein and Stephen Hawking to get Top Score in IQ Test

British schoolgirl Lydia Sebastian joined the 1 per cent of those who have sat the exam who have obtained the highest mark of 162, putting her in the top 99.9th percentile of the population. Lydia, from Essex, described the fiendishly difficult intelligence test as “easy”, according to Cascade news agency. She completed the 150-question Cattell III B paper, which primarily measures …

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