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Tiny Bytes: Google Doodle celebrates ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer's birthday and more

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Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of the top news for little minds.

South Korea presidential election

South Koreans will vote to choose their president. Their previous president, Park Guen-hye, was caught up in corruption scandals that rocked the nation. The front runners for these new elections are Moon Jae-in and Ahn Cheol-soo.

Google Doodle celebrates ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer's birthday

Today’s google doodle is a tribute to opthakmologist Ferdinand Monoyer. He designed the world’s first eye test chart that uses a system called the dioptre to measure how clearly you can see, a system similar to what’s used today.

UK boy invites superhero Queen to his birthday party

An Indian origin boy in the UK, named Shaan Dulay, invited the Queen of England to his birthday party in June. He received a reply from the Queen with an apology from the Queen for not being able to attend. Read more

Heavy security for Justin Bieber's concert

Police will provide security, including surveillance by drones, for the May 10 concert of Canadian pop singing sensation Justin Bieber at the DY Patil Stadium, an official said on Monday. Expecting a turnout in excess of 45,000 for the live show, Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale said around 500 police personnel and 25 officers would be deployed for security and emergency disaster management at the venue. Read more

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