Lessons from July 2018 - October 2018

Huge migrant caravan heads to USA

26th October - "Harder"
A caravan of more than 7,000 migrants are embarking on a thousand-kilometre journey through Mexico to the USA.




Malaysia to abolish the death penalty

14th October - "Harder"
The Malaysian government has stated it intends to abolish the death penalty in a move that has been welcomed by human rights campaigners.

French fries will be 3cm shorter

28th September - "Easier"
A poor potato harvest in Europe this summer could mean French fries are up to three centimeters shorter than usual.

Scientists record the sounds of the Sun

29th July - "Easier"
What does the Sun sound like? Perhaps you have never thought about what kinds of sounds the Sun makes, but scientists have found out.




Internet fury at woman who killed giraffe

7th July - "Harder"
Images of an American trophy hunter posing for a photo next to a black giraffe that she had shot and killed in South Africa have caused outrage online.




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