We revisit some of the major news developments of 2014 and reflect on the lessons they have taught us in ways we can't imagine
From the depths of a global pandemic to the heights of the successful Mars mission, the year that went by was nothing short of spectacular
And it’s another goaaaaaaaaaal,” roared the commentator on TV as Germany scored its third. Barely 15 minutes into the start of the semi-final against the prolific host team, the precision and discipline of the Germans made the Brazilian eleven look like a university team. By the time the two outfits were walking back to the stands at half time in the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014, 26 billion people across the globe were in a state of utter disbelief. Surprise! Yes, surprise, shock, amazement and awe are just some of the adjectives one may use to describe how one experienced the roller coaster of year 2014. Through the screens of our iPads and LCDs, through the morning newspaper, and through newsfeeds on Facebook and Twitter, we saw a new world order emerge in front of our eyes. From the depths of a global pandemic to the heights of the successful Mars mission, the year that went by was nothing short of spectacular. At the end of it, the events of 2014 taught us so...
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