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

The Hidden Risk in Feeding Key West’s Chickens

If you’ve been around Key West you probably know how the local chickens can basically be found everywhere. They’ve been here since the 1800’s when they were first brought over for food and for cock fighting. Chances are that you’ve also seen signs to not feed the chickens. Sure, giving them free food seems innocent at first with no hidden risk to it whatsoever. Well, … Continue reading The Hidden Risk in Feeding Key West’s Chickens

Mosquitoes invade Louisiana after hurricane

                                              As you may already know, Laura (a category 4 hurricane) made landfall in Louisiana on August 27th. Laura caused a lot of rain to pour down which may not seem that bad at first, but what happened after was something no one expected. All of that rain caused swarms of mosquitoes to invade Louisiana, killing hundreds of livestock. Everything from deer to bulls weren’t safe … Continue reading Mosquitoes invade Louisiana after hurricane

Hong Kong Man reinfected with COVID-19

Four and a half months ago, a 33 year old Hong Kong man was treated and released from the hospital after contracting the coronavirus. It now appears that he has actually been reinfected with the virus. He tested positive at a Hong Kong airport after vacationing in Spain on August 15. There have been a few times in the past where reinfection cases were reported, … Continue reading Hong Kong Man reinfected with COVID-19

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Florida releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes to fix their mosquito problem

Recently, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) officially approved a new plan to fix the mosquito problem. How exactly does it work? Well, the idea is to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes to lower the numbers of another mosquito species, specifically the Aedes aegypti. Aedes aegypti is such a big problem because this species carries many diseases such as Zika, yellow fever, and … Continue reading Florida releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes to fix their mosquito problem