Sunday News

News of the Week – 10th Issue

Sunday News

British man becomes first to visit all 201 countries without flying:

33-year-old Graham Hughes is the first man ever to visit every country in the world without setting foot on an airplane. He lived on $100 a week during the trip, which took him nearly four years to make. His record-breaking journey, confirmed by Guinness World Records, kicked off in Liverpool, England, on New Year’s Day in 2009. READ MORE!

Graham Hughes
Graham Hughes
Virginity is back in fashion:

More and more young women in the United States choose to lose their virginity later in life. They don’t necessarily mean to wait until marriage, but are willing to hold on to their virginity until their twenties. Virginity has become so called ‘hip accessory’ worth holding on to. READ MORE!

HBO's popular TV show 'Girls' feature characters losing their virginity later in life.
HBO’s popular TV show ‘Girls’ feature characters losing their virginity later in life.
Water has been found on Mercury:

NASA announced last Thursday that its Messenger probe has discovered new evidence of water ice on Mercury. The planet closest to the sun the temperature can an reach as high as 427 degrees Celsius (800 degrees Fahrenheit), but around the north pole, in areas permanently shielded from the sun’s heat, apparently lays patches of ice. READ MORE!

Ice found on Mercury
Ice found on Mercury
Baby named Hashtag after Twitter:

On Twitter people use hashtag (#) when they want to add tags and mark keywords in their tweets. Earlier this week a mother posted on her Facebook a picture of her newborn baby-girl with the caption “Hashtag Jameson was born at 10 oclock last nite. She weys 8pounds and i luv her so much!!!!!” READ MORE!

Hashtag Jameson
Hashtag Jameson

With warm hugs and gentle thuds – Keri

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