Penelope Wilson

Veteran Sentenced To Life in Prison for Selling $30 of Marijuana Will Be Freed

Veteran Sentenced To Life in Prison for Selling $30 of Marijuana Will Be Freed

In 2008, a U.S. military veteran, Derek Harris was arrested in Louisiana for attempting to sell 0.69 grams of marijuana to an officer of the law for $30 [1]. Harris was later convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison, of which he has served 9 years. In 2012, his sentence was increased to life […]

 Penelope Wilson

Stunning Iridescent Clouds Snapped Above Skies of Siberia’s Belukha Mountain

Stunning Iridescent Clouds Snapped Above Skies of Siberia’s Belukha Mountain

Earlier this year, a photographer in Siberia was having the time of her life at the peak of the Belukha Mountain when an amazing phenomenon played out before her eyes. Thankfully, her camera was nearby and she took some stunning shots for the rest of the world to see [1]. Svetlana Kazina from Russia had […]

 Penelope Wilson

Medieval ‘Wine Windows’ Are Reopening, Reviving Italian Plague Tradition to Maintain Social Distancing

Medieval ‘Wine Windows’ Are Reopening, Reviving Italian Plague Tradition to Maintain Social Distancing

From margarita trucks and mobile restaurants to drive-in concerts and virtual aquariums, the coronavirus pandemic has business owners around the world to come up with safe alternatives to remain in operation. Especially in the food sector, social distancing is non-negotiable and restaurants and bars must find ways to serve customers without exposing them to contagion. […]

 Penelope Wilson

Why Do Kids Seem To Be More Entitled And Lonelier Than Generations Before Them?

Why Do Kids Seem To Be More Entitled And Lonelier Than Generations Before Them?

Parents have always been giving it their best shot as there’s really no perfect way to raise kids. However, there’s a huge gap in behavior standards between kids of nowadays and the older generations. The entitled attitude is at an all-time high, loneliness is a real problem, depression is more alarming than ever before, and […]

 Penelope Wilson

Photographer Captures Stunning “Jellyfish” Glowing Red in the Sky during a Thunderstorm

Photographer Captures Stunning “Jellyfish” Glowing Red in the Sky during a Thunderstorm

On the night of July 2nd, 2020, a dark-skies expert took on the challenge to capture a rare phenomenon in the form of red jellyfish lightning. Electricity does truly magical things to the sky – as long as you’re not anywhere near its playground when it’s time to shine. Have you ever looked up at […]

 Penelope Wilson

An Aquarium Is Washing Old Wish Coins To Pay Bills During The Pandemic

An Aquarium Is Washing Old Wish Coins To Pay Bills During The Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has served a huge blow to several businesses and the entire world economy. Despite the lockdown restrictions being almost completely lifted around the world, millions of businesses are still struggling to find their feet after months of inactivity. Some of the most affected businesses are tourist-based establishments as people are still prevented […]

 Penelope Wilson

Thanks To Rainfall and Reduced Tourism, There’s An Elephant Baby Boom in Kenya, Including Rare Twins

Thanks To Rainfall and Reduced Tourism, There’s An Elephant Baby Boom in Kenya, Including Rare Twins

On August 12, the Worlds Elephants Day, the Amboseli National Park in Kenya announced that it has welcomed 140 new baby elephants since the start of 2020 [1]. Known for its amazing views of the Kilimanjaro and incredible savannah, the park has experienced reduced tourist interruptions and increased rainfall all year due to COVID-19, enabling the […]

 Penelope Wilson

A Rare Halloween Blue Moon Will Be Seen This Year on Halloween – Could Be The Last Until 2037

A Rare Halloween Blue Moon Will Be Seen This Year on Halloween – Could Be The Last Until 2037

We’ve all probably used the saying “once in a blue moon”, and while we know it means a rare occurrence, it’s hard to imagine that it’s coined from the appearance of a rare blue-tinged moon that comes up once in many decades. Maybe the saying should be, “Once in a blue moon… literally.”  Well, a […]

 Penelope Wilson

Photographer Captures Rare White Baby Reindeer While Hiking In Norway

Photographer Captures Rare White Baby Reindeer While Hiking In Norway

Like something out of an enchanting fairytale, a baby reindeer with snow-white fur popped out on an icy plain in Norway and photographer Mads Nordsveen was there to capture him for the rest of the world to see [1]. This happened in December 2018, and the photos are still giving us chills because this animal […]

 Penelope Wilson

“Sheep Pigs” Are real and They’re like Giant Fuzzy Dogs

“Sheep Pigs” Are real and They’re like Giant Fuzzy Dogs

Have you ever seen an animal and you can’t quite figure out what species it is? I’ve seen giant hamsters and thought they were baby rabbits. I’ve seen sheepdogs and called them furry lions. I can’t believe how many times I’ve fallen for the striped donkey trick and thought I was seeing a zebra. I’m […]

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