The 2015 Special Olympics World Games is a sporting event that will be held in Los Angeles on July 25 to August 2, 2015. It will be the first Special Olympics World Games held in the United States in 16 years. LA 2015 marks the second time that the World Games will be hosted in Los Angeles.
New Horizons is an interplanetary space probe that was launched on January 19, 2006, as part of NASA’s New Frontiers program. Built by the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and the Southwest Research Institute, with a team led by S. Alan Stern, the spacecraft was launched to study [img]Pluto[/img], its moons and the Kuiper Belt, performing flybys of the [img]Pluto[/img] system and one or more Kuiper Belt Objects (KBOs).
The 2015 FIFA is the seventh FIFA , the quadrennial international women’s football world championship tournament. In March 2011, Canada won the right to host the event, the first time the country will host the tournament and the third time it has been held in North America. Matches will be played in six cities across … Continue reading Women’s World Cup 2015
The summer solstice occurs when the tilt of a planet’s semi-axis, in either the northern or the southern hemisphere, is most inclined toward the star that it orbits. Earth’s maximum axial tilt toward the Sun is 23° 26′. This happens twice each year, at which times the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky … Continue reading Summer Solstice
The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be the seventh FIFA Women’s World Cup, the quadrennial international women’s football world championship tournament. In March 2011, Canada won the right to host the event, the first time the country will host the tournament and the third time it has been in North America. The tournament will be held from 6 June to 5 July 2015.
Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Anzac Day is also observed in the Cook Islands, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, and Tonga, and previously also as a national holiday in Papua New Guinea and Samoa.
Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.
The Songkran festival (Thai: สงกรานต์,) is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s Day from 13 to 15 April. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia.
The Cricket World Cup 2015 is the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015. Cricket World Cup 2015 Final New Zeland vs. Australia Just another game? Australia and New Zealand may get to the park on Sunday with preparation to suggest that they would be … Continue reading Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand vs. Australia, Final
The New Zealand cricket team has been reminded that it lost to South Africa, its opponents in Tuesday’s (March 24) ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final, the last time the two teams played a One-Day International series, at home in New Zealand.