Kevin Hart creates challenge to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppWith the devastating Hurricane Harvey storm that swept through Houston recently, actor and comedian Kevin Hart took to Instagram on Sunday on a serious note. Hart challenged his celebrity friends to join him in donating $25,000 to those affected by it. “I think we’ve participated in a lot of challenges on the internet. Some meaningful, some meaningless, but we’ve all done ’em,” the actor and comedian said in his video. “At this point, I’m going to start a real challenge.” He then called…

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New Statue of Martin Luther King Jr. unveiled in Atlanta

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Monday, a statue of celebrated civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled on the Georgia Capitol grounds in his hometown of Atlanta. The statue is in honor of his memory and the 54th anniversary of his legendary “I have a dream” speech. The new MLK statue comes at a time where controversy surrounding confederacy era statues across the U.S have been more prevalent than ever. Within this month alone, state officials across the country have swiftly removed several Confederate statues in…

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Male nurse in Germany suspected of killing up to 86 patients

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppTwo years ago, a male nurse in Germany was sentenced to life in prison for murdering two of his patients; now investigators believe he might have killed as many as 86 people, much more than they initially expected. The nurse, Niels Högel was convicted in February 2015 on two counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and causing bodily harm to patients, according to the New York Times. A court in the northern town of Oldenburg found him guilty of administering overdoses…

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High school friendships can influence mental heath during adulthood

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppDepending on who you ask, high school for some may have been a great time–for some others quite the opposite. However, whether you enjoyed high school or not, the types of friendships formed during those years can influence one’s mental health later in young adulthood, according to a recent study published in the journal Child Development. According to Eureka Alert, the Global Source for Science News, researchers found that teens who prioritized close friendships at age 15 had lower self-anxiety, increased self-esteem, and…

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California teen tries to smuggle Bengal tiger cub into U.S.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Wednesday, an 18-year-old driver was apprehended at the U.S – Mexico border, after trying to smuggle a Bengal tiger cub into the country. At about 1:30 a.m Luis Eudoro Valencia, a U.S citizen from California, pulled up to Otay Mesa Port near San Diego in his 2017 Chevrolet Camaro, Azcentral and the Washington Post reported. There, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials asked that Valencia’s vehicle be inspected further at a secondary area of the crossing– that’s when they found the cub lying on the floor of the passenger’s…

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