GCSE geography bitesize quiz will test your knowledge

These 12 multiple-choice questions are aimed at 15 to 16-year-old GCSE students They cover everything from river profiles and weather to population data  The answers can be found at the end  By Annabel Fenwick Elliott for MailOnline We tend to forget the knowledge we don’t use anymore. So can you still tell your hurricanes from…

N.A.A.C.P. into Missouri: You Are No Safe Space (Nevertheless) –

The N.A.A.C.P. has analyzed and chose to keep its current advisory advocating African-Americans to steer clear of Missouri in the aftermath of the finding which African-Americans are 75 percent more likely to be halted by the police than whites and following a new state law which the organization stated makes it more difficult to sue…

Giant’s Causeway is ranked the worst tourist attraction

An Irish Times survey named the National Trust attraction as the most unpopular Most claimed the collection of  40,000 interlocking basalt columns looked small The natural wonder has racked-up more than 120 scathing TripAdvisor reviews   By James Draper For Mailonline It is considered a stunning natural wonder. But, despite being billed as one of Northern…

This Exotic Isle Might Be a Respite By Bali.

At Least for Today. –

In case you watched Julia Roberts bicycle through Bali’s artfully cultivated rice terraces from the movie “Eat, Pray, Love,” it’s simple to comprehend why this so-called “Isle of the Rings” is frequently known as a tropical blossom. However, the movie, along with the Elizabeth Gilbert publication of the identical title, vague an unpleasant fact that’s…

15 fascinating ghost towns from around the world revealed 

Most towns were abandoned because of war, natural disaster or migration However, a few of the towns have never had any residents at all Many are however popular with tourists fascinated by the eeriness and histories   By Martha Alexander For Mailonline Whether abandoned due to economic migration, fled from during war or rejected as…

Bleary-eyed drinkers roll out of bars in Birmingham

Revellers hit the streets of Birmingham city centre to enjoy the last Bank Holiday weekend before Christmas  Clubgoers were pictured slumped in streets corners while others were pictures staggering along with mates  Some were seen twerking on a car bonnet, getting piggybacks from mates and being sick behind some trees  By Stewart Paterson For Mailonline…

Try a road-trip along Portugal’s dramatic west coast

While most Brits stick to the Algarve, Portugal’s west coast is not to be missed The Southwest Alentejo and Vincentine Coast Natural Park is made for walkers And the surf community make for easy-going seaside towns with cheap drinks  By Jenny Coad for the Daily Mail The Portuguese have a relaxed approach to life.  Timing…

Our Gorgeous Earth –

I awakened to the dull pain of my blistered head, sore back, along with also the chilled morning air in the tent. When the stiffness of this nighttime’s sleep abated, I had been overcome by the burden of the silence surrounding me. It was shortly punctured, initially from the crinkling noise of this sleeping bag…

Wave goodbye to the car hire ‘waiver’ rip-off

In many parts of the world, excess on insurance cover is a huge headache For an economy car rental in Spain, Portugal or Italy, the excess can be £1,180 But you can avoid paying these rip-off fees by taking out a separate standalone policy from a third-party insurer By Fred Mawer For The Mail On…

UK weather will cause a Bank Holiday spider invasion

Recent wet weather has caused ‘spider season’ to start weeks earlier with huge arachnids seen across UK They are seeking shelter earlier than normal and their prey is getting stuck to their webs by the raindrops  Many spiders coming into our homes are males in search of a mate and can be attracted by the…