Nautilus Space Telescope

Exploration is a big part of human nature and life. Early human life traveled and explored much of the Earth’s land masses. Humans today are still exploring the deepest unknown parts of the ocean. However, humans always look for the next big thing, and space is full of infinite discoveries.  With exploration comes the need for innovation. The most complicated telescope ever built used a … Continue reading Nautilus Space Telescope

Texas Alligator

Officials said this week that an 8-foot alligator that was reportedly seized from a Texas zoo two decades ago and kept as a pet had recently been returned.  According to the zoo and the Texas Game Wardens, the alligator was returned to the Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo in New Braunfels on Friday.  According to Jen Shugert, a spokesman for Game Wardens, it was … Continue reading Texas Alligator

Florida Keys Water Pipe Bursts

On the night of Saturday, March 11, the main water pipe transporting water from the mainland to the Florida Keys burst, causing many residents to lose water pressure and a block in traffic on Overseas Highway around mile marker(MM) 80. On Sunday, March, 12, the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) stated that residents would slowly start to get normal levels of water pressure throughout the … Continue reading Florida Keys Water Pipe Bursts

U.K to increase Defense Spending ahead of AUKUS Deal

(Featured Image provided by Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP) United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Runak released a statement on Sunday that the UK will look towards expanding its military defense spending. Rishi stated that the budget increase by about £5 billion ($6 billion) is in response to the “epoch-defining” challenge presented by China and Russia’s war in Ukraine. Last year, the U.K. released the … Continue reading U.K to increase Defense Spending ahead of AUKUS Deal

Spalling Prevention on Electric Poles

The majority of the world uses electric poles. Although most electric poles are on land, a few are in the ocean. The Florida Keys is a prime example of this. The islands need power, and in order for that power to make its way throughout the keys, electric poles must be placed in the ocean. Electric poles placed in the water experience spalling at a … Continue reading Spalling Prevention on Electric Poles

Puerto Rico Zoo’s

Following years of alleged carelessness, a lack of funding, and animal fatalities that activists highlighted, Puerto Rico is closing the U.S. territory’s sole zoo. Since hurricanes Irma and Maria tore across the island in September 2017, the Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo in the western coastal town of Mayaguez has been closed, raising concerns from campaigners about the zoo’s more than 300 animals and their … Continue reading Puerto Rico Zoo’s

Protests erupt in Georgia over foreign agents bill

(Photo provided by Zurab Tsertsvadze / Associated Press) Recently, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia just passed the first reading of a draft law regarding “foreign agents.” Under this new law, any organization receiving more than 20% of its funding from external, non-state sources would need to register as a “foreign agent”, unless they want to face heavy fines from the government. On the … Continue reading Protests erupt in Georgia over foreign agents bill

Pros & Cons of Video Games

Debates about video games have been common and have only grown as more game innovations have been introduced. Many people, especially older generations, worry about the detrimental effects video games have on today’s youth. Despite the cons of video games, there are benefits of playing them that many people overlook. It is important to know the determinants of gaming, even if the benefits outweigh them. … Continue reading Pros & Cons of Video Games

Spring Break Springing Up Soon

With just three weeks until Key West High School’s (KWHS) spring break, balancing work, school, life, and extracurricular activities has left many teachers and students overwhelmed and ready for the week-long break. However, there still are a few more critical things to be completed before then. Between March 1st to March 16th, the last day before break, there is always something happening. Whether it’s the … Continue reading Spring Break Springing Up Soon

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis takes control of Disney’s district

(Featured photo provided by Wilfredo Lee/Copyright 2023 The AP) Just this Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill that would bring control of Disney’s self-governing district under the control of the state. The Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) had been under Disney’s control ever since 1967 when the Reedy Creek Improvement Act was passed. The act was pushed for by Walt Disney himself after … Continue reading Florida Governor Ron DeSantis takes control of Disney’s district