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ChatGPT

With all the advancements in technology over the years, chatbots are nothing new. Chatbots are artificial intelligence (AI) bots capable of being asked questions and replying with information, or websites. Technology such as Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa are all chatbots. There is an emerging chatbot that seems to be… Continue reading ChatGPT

Identity theft

Identity theft is the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s identifying information, usually for financial gain. There are different types of identity theft including online, medical, and economic identity theft. Someone committing identity theft can steal and buy things with another person’s credit cards, steal tax refunds, open credit… Continue reading Identity theft

Ukraine Receives Western Tanks, Potential Effect on War Effort

On Wednesday, several western countries and members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) confirmed that they will be sending Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) to Ukraine. Tanks in the package include Leopard 2 MBTs (German) and M1A1 Abrams MBTs (United States). Sources from CNN familiar with the ongoing American deliberations… Continue reading Ukraine Receives Western Tanks, Potential Effect on War Effort

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference to announce the award of $100 million for beach recovery following Hurricanes Ian and Nicole in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida. The funding will support beach nourishment projects within 16 coastal counties, with hard- hit Volusia County receiving the largest grant, over $37 million. (Photo by Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Florida rejects African American Studies AP Course, cites Critical Race Theory

(Featured image provided by Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images/Sipa) A little over nine months ago, the Florida Department of Education rejected 41% of submitted math textbooks, citing Critical Race Theory (CRT) as the reason. Now, another educational resource has been dismissed for similar reasons. The College Board, an organization responsible… Continue reading Florida rejects African American Studies AP Course, cites Critical Race Theory

Failed GOP Candidate arrested for shootings

 (Featured photograph provided by Roberto E Rosales/Albuquerque Journal/ZUMA/REX/Shutterstock) Recently, New Mexico Republican Solomon Peña was arrested by authorities for hiring, and participating in, the shootings of four homes. Sources say that Peña likely had been angry after losing the election for a seat in the state legislature to incumbent Rep.… Continue reading Failed GOP Candidate arrested for shootings

Earthworm’s

Earthworms are terrestrial invertebrates that belong to the phylum Annelida. They exhibit a “tube-within-a-tube body plan,” meaning they are externally segmented with corresponding internal segmentation and they usually have setae on all segments. They live in habitats worldwide wherever soil, water, and temperature allow. Through their activity in the soil,… Continue reading Earthworm’s

2022’s Best Sellers

Some books offer advice on habitual things or how to handle our mental or physical well-being. Other books transport people to different worlds, times, or places. Some people prefer other methods to gain the same knowledge or experience, such as movies, podcasts, or even music.  Others prefer the tangibility of… Continue reading 2022’s Best Sellers

Supporters of Ex Brazilian President Storm Capital and State Institutions

Supporters of former Brazilian president Jair Bolsanaro recently stormed the National Congress of Brazil and the Três Poderes Plaza (Three Powers Plaza) in Brasilia, the nation’s capital. Protestors attacked and successfully entered the National Congress, Supreme Court, and Presidential Palace after overwhelming security forces who were sent to protect the… Continue reading Supporters of Ex Brazilian President Storm Capital and State Institutions

President Joe Biden listens during a news conference with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the 10th North American Leaders’ Summit at the National Palace in Mexico City, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Classified Government Documents found in Biden’s Office

(Featured image provided by Andrew Harnik/AP) Recently, news broke out that several classified United States (U.S.) government documents were found in an office space once belonging to President Joe Biden at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, where he once served as an honorary professor at Pennsylvania… Continue reading Classified Government Documents found in Biden’s Office

Vaccinating Bees

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new information that a vaccine has been successfully produced to protect bees against disease. Disease can spread in a beehive  as quickly as three weeks, which can kill the entire hive. This vaccine is the first-ever vaccine for insects. One-third of the world’s… Continue reading Vaccinating Bees

Christmas Origins

By: Thomas Horvath When you think of Christmas, what do you think of? Presents, cookies, Santa, all sorts of things. But most of us never think about why we celebrate this holiday in the first place. In this article, I will go over how Christmas and its traditions came to… Continue reading Christmas Origins

Stress Relief

Stress, as defined in the dictionary, is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances, or something that causes mental strain. It is your body’s way of responding to threats or any kind of danger, when your body senses danger stress is… Continue reading Stress Relief

Noodle the Pug

Noodles the pug became a hit TikTok sensation with his owner, Jonathan Graziano when Graziano began a game of “bones” or “no bones.”  Graziano would sit Noodles upright, and if the dog flopped back into bed, it would be a “no bones” day, and Graziano would urge people to be… Continue reading Noodle the Pug

The Avian Flu

The Avian Flu, also known as the bird flu, has wiped out over 50.5 million birds of all types. The Avian Flu mostly affects birds but can also be passed to humans. Chickens, turkeys, and other birds have been affected by the worst U.S. animal-health disaster in history. The number… Continue reading The Avian Flu

Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor

Recently, a draft has been going around a United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York for a Nuremberg-like tribunal to hold Russia responsible for all the war crimes it has committed in its war on Ukraine. Ever since the invasion of Ukraine began on February 24th this year under the… Continue reading Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor

Free Speech

By: Thomas Horvath In America, we follow the Constitution that our country was founded on. The First Amendment of the Constitution grants the right to freedom of expression. This was a relatively new thing at the time for people other than the top one percent of the population. Now you… Continue reading Free Speech

Mauna Loa Eruption

Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, is located in Hawaii.  The volcano started an eruption on Sunday at 11:30 pm HST.  The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency stated, “No communities downslope from the caldera are immediately threatened, and about half of all recorded Mauna Loa eruptions have been… Continue reading Mauna Loa Eruption

China COVID-19 Lockdown force government to loosen restrictions

In China’s Xinjiang Province, protests have erupted in recent weeks over the Chinese government’s strict enforcement of its COVID-19 policies. Rumors began spreading after a fire in the capital city of the Xinjiang Province, Ürümqi, killed 10 Ürümqi residents and injured many more. Video of the fire captured by nearby… Continue reading China COVID-19 Lockdown force government to loosen restrictions

Drug Cartel responsible for 1/3 of all cocaine trade in Europe has been taken down

(Featured image provided by REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo) Recently, law enforcement authorities from six different countries joined together to take down a major cartel in Europe which is allegedly responsible for a third of all cocaine trading in the continent. Europol, the European Union’s (EU) government crime agency, said on Monday… Continue reading Drug Cartel responsible for 1/3 of all cocaine trade in Europe has been taken down

Poisonous Toads

Bufo Alvarius, also known as the Sonoran desert toad or the Colorado river toad. These species are one of the largest toad species found in North America, measuring about 7 inches. This toad has a unique low-pitch weak toot sound that they make as well as psychedelic toxins. The toxins… Continue reading Poisonous Toads

Thanksgiving History

Thanksgiving was a holiday celebrated by many U.S states and colonies individually until President Abraham Lincoln made it a national holiday in 1863.  Lincoln had declared the holiday to be celebrated on the final Thursday of November.  However, President Franklin D. Roosevelt moved the holiday to be celebrated a week… Continue reading Thanksgiving History

Deer Accidents

About 1.5 million deer-related accidents happen annually, resulting in more than $1 billion in annual insured losses. These accidents also cause about 175-200 fatalities and 10,000 injuries annually. It is predicted that drivers would hit and kill around 40,000 fewer deer each year if the United States (U.S.) decided to… Continue reading Deer Accidents

Nicole 2022

Mother nature waits for no one, and an example of this is the storm Nicole, which hit land on Wednesday.  Nicole has left multiple watches and warnings across the east coast.  Hurricane watches had been issued for Lake Okeechobee and Hallandale Beach to Boca Raton, Florida.  Hurricane warnings had been… Continue reading Nicole 2022

Lion Escape

At an Australian Zoo in Sydney five lions found a way to escape their enclosure. This event struck immediate attention due to its urgency, officials rushed to contain the animals before any harm was done. The Zoo was put on lockdown with a “Code one alert”. Which is an alert… Continue reading Lion Escape

Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

(Featured photo provided by Dante Diosina Jr. / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Recently, police in the Philippines have accused the country’s Chief of Prisons, Gerald Bantag (and his associates) of being responsible for the death of a journalist last month. Percival Mabasa, a 63-year-old journalist who also went by… Continue reading Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

This Week In History

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” (George Santayana).  Without history, we cannot grow from our mistakes, leaving us to follow the same path others have already been down. Although this week is average, and just another boring week for most, many significant things have… Continue reading This Week In History

Jonbenét Ramsey

In 1996, in Boulder, Colorado, six-year-old Jonbenét Ramsey was reported missing. This case ended up being one of the biggest cases in history and is still talked about today. The Ramsey family consisted of John Ramsey, Patsy Ramsey, their daughter Jonbenét, and their son Burke. At the time of the… Continue reading Jonbenét Ramsey

Nancy Pelosi’s Husband harmed in Hammer Attack at San Francisco Home

Recently, Vice President Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, was attacked in their San Francisco home by a man named David DePape. Pelosi’s residence was broken into on Friday by Depape after he smashed the back patio entrance’s glass with a hammer. After gaining entry to the house, instead of finding… Continue reading Nancy Pelosi’s Husband harmed in Hammer Attack at San Francisco Home

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL, OCTOBER 31 : Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gives a press conference after the election results at the Avenida Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 31 , 2022. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was elected president of the Republic for the third time. The PT beat President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) in the second round. This is the PT’s fifth election as head of the country âalways in the second roundâ and the first time that a president in office loses reelection. won in 2002 and 2006. Rodrigues Alves (1902 and 1918), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1994 and 1998) and Dilma Rousseff (2010 and 2014) won twice âGetulio Vargas was elected indirectly in 1934 and by direct vote in 1950. (Photo by Danilo Martins Yoshioka/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Lula wins the Brazilian Presidential Election

(Featured image provided by DANILO MARTINS YOSHIOKA/ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES) After a very tight election this Sunday, Luiz Inácio da Silva, also known as “Lula” to Brazilians, just won the office of the President of Brazil. This win marks a return of leftist power to Brazil, as the previous… Continue reading Lula wins the Brazilian Presidential Election

Russia secretly works on occupied NPP while accusing Ukraine of “Dirty Bomb” Plot

The defense minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Shoigu, recently made several phone calls to the defense ministries of the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), France, and Turkey; alleging that Ukraine was posed to launch a so-called “dirty bomb”. The UK, US, and France almost immediately denied the allegations,… Continue reading Russia secretly works on occupied NPP while accusing Ukraine of “Dirty Bomb” Plot

Handwriting

By: Thomas Horvath Everybody has different handwriting. Some people have neat handwriting, while others have almost illegible handwriting. Your handwriting has nothing to do with intelligence, and some say that if you write messy, then you might be very smart since your hand cannot keep up with your brain. This… Continue reading Handwriting

Bear Attack

Brady Lowry and Kendell Cummings were enjoying hunting just west of the Bobcat Houlihan trail on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The sophomores at Northwest College in Powell, Washington, were innocently antler hunting when their hunting trip turned into a nightmare. In a matter of seconds, the two college students were… Continue reading Bear Attack

Norway arrests suspected Russian Spy who posed as a Brazilian Researcher

(Featured Image provided by The Guardian) Recently, Norway’s domestic security agency arrested a man who is suspected to be a Russian spy on Monday, October 24, 2022. The suspect, José Assis Giammaria, is supposedly a Brazilian national who worked at the University of Tromsø as a researcher. According to the… Continue reading Norway arrests suspected Russian Spy who posed as a Brazilian Researcher

Halloween horror nights

Have you ever heard of Halloween Horror Nights? At Universal Studios in Orlando, Japan, Hollywood, and Singapore, they host a Halloween event from September 8th to October 31st. The first-ever Halloween Horror Night was launched at Universal Studios Hollywood, on October 9, 1997. This event shows creepy characters that will… Continue reading Halloween horror nights

Retired American Military Generals taking Arab Military Positions

A recent article by the Washington Post has revealed that around 500 former military generals, members, and officers from the American military have been taking up job offers from several Persian Gulf and North African countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The jobs have been related… Continue reading Retired American Military Generals taking Arab Military Positions

Gray Wolves

Investigations have recently been launched involving the deaths of six gray wolves in Washington State due to poisoning. Two of the six carcasses were found recently; the other four were found back in February. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering a cash reward of $51,400 for… Continue reading Gray Wolves

Schoolgirl in Iran beaten to death after not singing pro-regime song

(Featured Image provided by Wikipedia) Recently, 16-year-old schoolgirl Asra Panahi died on October 13, 2022, after Iranian police raided her school and beat her to death after she refused to sing a song praising Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The incident occurred last Thursday at the Shahed Girls High… Continue reading Schoolgirl in Iran beaten to death after not singing pro-regime song

Nury Martinez, LA City Council President, resigns after recording of racist remarks is leaked

Nury Martinez, the City Council President of Los Angeles, California, recently resigned from her position after a recording was leaked in which she made racist remarks. The audio was posted by an anonymous user on the social media platform Reddit on Sunday before it was then acquired by the Los… Continue reading Nury Martinez, LA City Council President, resigns after recording of racist remarks is leaked

Beached Whales

Australia is home to a large number of whales, with about 30 different species of whale living in its waters. In Hobart, Australia, about 230 pilot whales have washed up and become beached. The pod was stranded on Ocean beach, and at least half of them were presumed alive.  The… Continue reading Beached Whales

Procrastination

By: Thomas Horvath Having a task to do can have an effect on the person assigned to the task. Some people will do it very quickly, others will break it out into small bits of work every day or so, and others will procrastinate. Procrastination is defined as the action… Continue reading Procrastination

Pickleball Takeover

From playgrounds to country clubs, pickleball, the sister sport of tennis, is growing in popularity across the United States. Although older generations favor it, it’s a great sport for anyone to pursue. Tennis fans, however, may think differently.  Popping up in Bainbridge, Washington, pickleball was created in 1965 by Washington… Continue reading Pickleball Takeover

100 Birthday Cards

Floresville veteran Antonio Carrizales wished for one thing for his birthday: To receive 100 birthday cards. Antonio is a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He served in the army airforce from November 1942 to November 1945. Antionio was stationed with the 326th Army Air Forces… Continue reading 100 Birthday Cards

Japan demands apology after its ambassador in Russia blindfolded and interrogated

(Featured photo provided by David Mareuil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Japan summoned Russia’s ambassador in Tokyo to demand they immediately make an apology after one of Japan’s diplomats was allegedly blindfolded and interrogated in Vladivostock, Russia. According to Japan’s foreign minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, a Japanese consul based in Vladivostock by the name… Continue reading Japan demands apology after its ambassador in Russia blindfolded and interrogated

Geologically Rich Land Found by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

On the red planet, Mars, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Perseverance rover finds land to potentially be geologically rich. Which means Mars has potential valuable minerals. This also means that there is a chance that Mars can support life.  Launching in 2020, on July 30, the Perseverance rover… Continue reading Geologically Rich Land Found by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a virus that comes in the form of pox, but it is not a form of chickenpox. The first case of Monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most Monkeypox cases in 2022 are in central and western African countries. In July of 2022,… Continue reading Monkeypox

The Amazing Axolotl

Axolotls, also known as the Mexican walking fish, have cylindrical bodies, relatively long tails, short legs, and feathery textured external gills. The axolotl has five toes on its back feet, four on its front feet, as well as moveable eyelids. The body of an Axolotl is super unique because it can… Continue reading The Amazing Axolotl

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

(Featured Image provided by Luis Santana/AP) Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is being investigated for his connections to an incident that happened last Wednesday, September 14, 2022, involving 50 migrants from Venezuela. These migrants were initially staying at a shelter in San Antonio, Texas, when they were approached by a woman… Continue reading Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

Members of the armed move the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall in London, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. The Queen will lie in state in Westminster Hall for four full days before her funeral on Monday Sept. 19. (Cameron Eden/Ministry of Defense via AP)

Anti-Royalist arrests spark protest over Free Speech

Two men were recently arrested in Scotland during separate processions for the coffin containing the now-deceased Queen Elizabeth II and during her son’s ascension to the throne, King Charles III. King Charles was leading the procession for his mother’s coffin through Edinburgh, Scotland when mid-procession, one Anti-Royalist protester was spotted… Continue reading Anti-Royalist arrests spark protest over Free Speech

Ukraine Begins Southern Offensive around Kherson

Recently, the government of Ukraine under President Vlodymr Zelensky announced that their long-anticipated Southern Counter Offensive against Russian forces around the Kherson area had “begun in full force.’ Ukrainian forces were reportedly shelling Russian positions around Kherson and Chernihiv early yesterday morning, as they attempted to soften up Russian defensives… Continue reading Ukraine Begins Southern Offensive around Kherson

“Man of the Hole” dies, completing a decades-long genocide

  Recently, a native man indigenous to the Brazilian Amazon was found dead by the Fundação Nacional do Índio (Funai), a Brazilian indigenous conservation agency. He had no known name and was simply referred to as Índio do Buraco, or “Man of the Hole” since he had been observed to… Continue reading “Man of the Hole” dies, completing a decades-long genocide

Former Prime Minister of Australia Investigated by Government

The Prime Minister of Australia, recently elected Anthony Albanese, has opened an investigation into former government ministers who were present under the last Australian administration, which was led by Scott Morrison. Former PM Morrison had recently given himself several administrative positions within the Australian government between 2020-2021, without the knowledge… Continue reading Former Prime Minister of Australia Investigated by Government

Girls Flag Football

In Key West, there are six girls Flag Football teams: Sugarloaf, Sugarloaf juniors, Marathon, Marathon juniors, HOB, and HOB juniors. Flag Football is just like normal football but instead of tackling, you have flags to pull. The flags are on a belt you have to put around your waist. On… Continue reading Girls Flag Football

Japan’s PM Fumio Kishida shakes up cabinet following controversial political ties

After recent controversy surrounding potential ties to the Unification Church, the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, has decided to shuffle up his cabinet, a government body of highly elected officials that advise the Prime Minister. It all started about a month ago after the assassination of former Prime Minister… Continue reading Japan’s PM Fumio Kishida shakes up cabinet following controversial political ties

Climate change is affecting sea turtles in more way than one

There are six and a half million sea turtles in the world. The sea turtle population has had extremely low demographic rates these past couple years, causing many species to become endangered.  In Florida, just-hatched sea turtles are surprising scientists. No male sea turtles are being born in Florida, only… Continue reading Climate change is affecting sea turtles in more way than one

Pollution

By: Vivienne Wellet   Pollution is an everyday problem in the world. There are many different types of pollution, for example, air pollution is caused by vehicles, fuel oils, and other natural gasses, plastic pollution which is causing many different problems like killing species.    Thermal pollution is caused by industries and… Continue reading Pollution

   How do you make the best out of a bad situation? Making the best out of a bad situation is definitely something that can be hard. Some situations are easier than others. A lot of people often make the situation worse by their actions or mood, but here are some… Continue reading

Ted Bundy

Born on November 24, 1946, Theodore Robert Bundy, also known as Ted Bundy, was an American serial killer who mainly targeted young girls during the 1970s. Ted Bundy abused, murdered, kidnapped 30 young women throughout his killing spree. He was suspected of 36+ crimes against young girls, and he admitted… Continue reading Ted Bundy

Florida Keys Living

   The Florida Keys consists of many wildlife, tourism, fishing, water and much more. Why live here? Living in the keys is definitely a certain type of lifestyle that is not meant for everyone. While living here and enjoying boating, eating, swimming, relaxing, which is all nice and enjoyable, but there… Continue reading Florida Keys Living

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