Massive Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica, Afghan Girls Allowed into U.S. for Robotics Contest, and More

Satellites show it is one of the largest icebergs ever seen, about the size of Delaware, and its dramatic break leaves the rest of the ice shelf vulnerable to collapse. Read the story from Popular Science.

Find out more about the mysteries of Antarctica in this thrilling account of the most alien place on Earth.


Afghan Girls Allowed into U.S. for Robotics Contest

After their visa applications were denied twice, President Trump intervened to allow six female students from Afghanistan into the country to participate in a robotics competition this month.
Read the story from the AP.

For more on the topic of fighting for girls’ education, read the inspiring story of young activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who turns 20 this week, five years after she was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls’ right to attend school.