Don't leave the house without knowing these five things!

Don't leave the house without knowing these five things!

Have you heard what is going on around the globe? Well, we got you! Here's five things you need to know before you start the day.

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1. Huge chunk of Greenland’s ice cap breaks off

An enormous chunk of Greenland’s ice cap,  Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, has broken off in the far northeastern Arctic. The broken section, known as the Spalte Glacier, now floats in pieces. Could it be because of climate change? Scientists believe that is the cause, as record temperatures have risen in the region in the last couple of years.

READ: Why these gentle giants of the Arctic are wobbling on thin ice

Greenland ice cap

2. Protesting funeral practitioners hit the streets in Durban

A convoy of funeral practitioners moved around Durban on Monday - shutting down parlours that opened their doors. Members of several funeral associations say the South African government have not done enough to ensure the industry was diverse and transformed. 

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3. Conor McGregor's yacht raided by police

Drama ensued after French police confronted Conor McGregor on board his £3-million yacht following allegations that he exposed his private parts to a young married woman in the upmarket port town of Calvi on September 6 after heavy drinking session. McGregor was released without charge, but the criminal case is still active.

4. 13-year ban on saggy pants to be lifted in Florida

The men and women in Florida, USA, can now sag their pants after a city commission voted this week to throw out the 13-year ban which prevented clothing that exposes the underwear of men and women.

Saggy pants

5. Hints of life on Venus as scientists detect phosphine molecules in high cloud decks

Yes, it’s true, scientists at Cardiff University have discovered a rare molecule – phosphine –  in the clouds of Venus. This molecule is only made industrially or by microbes that thrive in oxygen-free environments. This is really exciting news, but more work needs to be done to prove these findings.

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