Climeworks to upgrade Icelandic Carbon Capture Facility to help combat Global Warming

(Featured Image provided by climeworks.com) In January, Elon Musk said that whoever could build the best technology for capturing carbon, would receive a prize of $100 million dollars. If you don’t know, carbon capture, as the name suggests, is the process of extracting carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere, and storing it to reduce the effect of global warming on our planet. Companies like Microsoft … Continue reading Climeworks to upgrade Icelandic Carbon Capture Facility to help combat Global Warming

Florida Governor signs new law to reduce violent protesting

(Featured Image provided by wlfa.com) Florida’s republican governor Ron Desantis just signed a new law to crack down on violent protests. Although the real name of it is the “Combating Public Disorder Act,” he prefers to call it the “strongest anti-rioting, pro-law enforcement measure in the country.” The law was originally written as a way to combat the death of George Floyd due to Minneapolis … Continue reading Florida Governor signs new law to reduce violent protesting

Japan to dump treated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean

(Featured image provided by sciencemag.org) It all started in 2011, when the Fukushima nuclear power plant was crippled by the Great East Japan Earthquake. The result was over a million tons of radioactive wastewater, and no place to put it. Not only that, but the process to cool the other reactors damaged in the earthquake also generates 150 extra tons of radioactive water per day. … Continue reading Japan to dump treated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean

Alabamian Amazon Workers call for unionization over claims of terrible work conditions

(Featured Image provided by theguardian.com) Almost 6,000 Amazon workers working at a warehouse in Alabama are on the fence about whether or not they should form a union. Following reports of terrible unsettled working conditions, these workers are deciding if it would be better to make one of the biggest unionizations in the company’s history. The voting started on Tuesday and could take up to … Continue reading Alabamian Amazon Workers call for unionization over claims of terrible work conditions

Feeding the Key West chickens may lead to heavy fines

(Featured image provided by floridapolitics.com) Key West is famous for many things including its beaches, Duval Street, and the fact that it’s the southernmost point of the continental United States. Another thing that makes the island well-known are the hundreds of feral chickens roaming around every corner of the city.           Many people like to feed the already plump birds, even to the extent where some … Continue reading Feeding the Key West chickens may lead to heavy fines

Water filter used for astronauts to come to the Earth market

(Featured image provided by cnn.com) For 20 continuous years, humans have been on the ISS (International Space Station). Many of the technologies to help make astronauts’ life easier has also made ours better. For example, LED lights were originally used to help astronauts with sleep deprivation, and now they’re used most of the time for decoration. Specific weight lifting systems for astronauts in zero gravity … Continue reading Water filter used for astronauts to come to the Earth market

Mysterious Monolith that disappeared in Utah reappears in Romania

By: Alan Domagala A mysterious monolith has just appeared in Romania as of this week. It’s a shiny triangular pillar measuring about 13 feet high, and was found in the city of Piatra Neamt on Batca Doamnei Hill. It was only a few metres away from the famous landmark known as the Petrodava Dacian Fortress.  Nobody has a clue who put it there or how … Continue reading Mysterious Monolith that disappeared in Utah reappears in Romania

Brand New Organ found in the throat

Medicine has been around for hundreds of years, everything to be known about the human body should already be discovered. However, is that really true? Could there possibly be some tissue or organ that we’ve haven’t yet uncovered? Some Dutch Scientists think they might have found a brand new organ that had been previously overlooked. Before this discovery, these scientists weren’t purposely looking for new … Continue reading Brand New Organ found in the throat

Florida Keys has a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases

By: Alan Domagala                        (Photo provided by Health News Florida) It’s that time of year again… tourist season. The Florida Keys have been experiencing a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases. Monroe County had 27 new cases over the weekend, and 31 new cases just on Monday. No new deaths have been reported, as of yet. The Keys have a combined 75,000 in population, and so far … Continue reading Florida Keys has a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases