Category Archives: Human Interest

A Courageous Child Stood up for Girls’ Education and Is Changing the World Malala Yousafzai’s Heroic Story Comes to Life at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

There are icons in this world–people who accomplish such extraordinary things that we remember their stories long after they have grown up or are gone. At The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, we feature four such people in “The Power of Children.” Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai stood up for what she believed in, was attacked and survived to continue her fight for education. The only permanent exhibit in the world dedicated to telling her courageous story opens at the world’s largest children’s museum on Sept. 18, 2021. She is the youngest ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace prize. Continue reading

27Feb/20

AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST ANNOUNCES THE SHORTLIST FOR THE PUBLISHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2020

AFRICAN LITERARY NEWSANNOUNCEMENT AWT PUBLISHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST ANNOUNCES THE SHORTLIST FOR THE PUBLISHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2020. Continue reading

24Oct/17

Note with Einstein’s theory on life auctioned for $1.3 million

JERUSALEM (OCTOBER 24, 2017) (REUTERS) – Strapped for cash in a Tokyo hotel, Albert Einstein wrote a few words of wisdom about life on a hotel notepad and handed it to the bellboy instead of a tip. The physicist’s formula for happy living fetched $1.3 million on Tuesday (October 24), a Jerusalem auction house said. Continue reading

21Oct/17

Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king

BANGKOK, THAILAND (OCTOBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday (October 21) for the funeral procession of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Egyptian boy performs shocking ‘superhuman’ stunts

ASSIOUT, EGYPT (REUTERS) – A group of awe-struck spectators gathered in their small village in Egypt’s city of Assiout to witness a local child perform extraordinary stunts. Continue reading