The city of Yubari was founded in 1943 as a coal mining town. When the mines were operating Yubari had as many as 120,000 people. But after several accidents occurred in the mines killing 155 people, the mines were closed and a lot of people started leaving the city. Today the city has an estimated population of 10,471 with only 5,789 households left and it looks nothing like it did before.
The astronauts from International Space Station take and send back photos of Earth almost daily thanks to powerful digital cameras. The ISS has spent 17 years in space having travelled over 2.6 billion miles around the planet and has circled it more than 100,000 times since. Let's take a look at this eye-pleasing view.
English actor Rupert Friend from "Homeland" tied the knot with a former paralympic sprinter Aimee Mullins in a private ceremony. They have been together since 2013 and became engaged in May 2014 but managed to keep it private. Rupert announced the news on social media when he and his wife were celebrating their one month wedding anniversary.
ConsumerReports released their 10 top cars of 2016 on the market in America across 10 popular categories. They based their results on performance, reliability, safety, and owner satisfaction. Check them out.