/ 24 August 2021

Upping the birth rate, history sleuths, and snappy sea snakes

Chinese couples are now allowed to have 3 children. The government hailed the one-child policy a success for its prevention of 400 million additional births, but as China’s population ages, policymakers want more younger workers in the making.

A group of curious Year 8 kids have inspired a Massachusetts state senator to clear the name of a woman who was wrongly convicted of witchcraft in 1693. Better late than never?

And aggressive/venomous sea snakes are striking divers on the Great Barrier Reef. They’re not angry; they’re probably looking for some company (nudge nudge wink wink).

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