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This Week in History: 26th April 1986 Chernobyl disaster

On Saturday 26th April 1986, Ukraine experienced the biggest disaster in its history. In unit 4 of the nuclear power station at Chernobyl, staff were testing whether the turbines that powered the conductors could produce enough energy to keep the cooling pumps running before the emergency generator kicked in, in the event of a power […]

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Why do people care about the Kardashians?

In the top 10 ‘most liked Instagram pictures’ of all time, Kylie Jenner (the youngest of the Kardashian family) holds first, second, fifth and ninth places, with a total of 40 million likes. With this comes a shocking amount of power and influence; with just one tweet (“sooo does anyone else no open Snapchat anymore?”) […]