Three-eyed dinosaur shrimp resurface in Arizona after years of dormancy

U.S. 10/08/21, 01:38

Hundreds of mini horseshoe crabs look-alikes emerged after the monsoon, a national park announced. The three-eyed creatures are called Triops, Wupatki National Monument introduced. They are, however, more commonly known by a longer name, dinosaur shrimp, for they have been around the earth even before dinosaurs appeared. Triops eggs can survive in ...

US to declare Ivory-billed woodpecker extinct, along with 22 other species

U.S. 10/01/21, 18:27

U.S. wildlife officials said Wednesday, Sept. 29, that the ivory-billed woodpecker, along with 22 other birds, fish, mussels, and other species, will be declared extinct and removed from the endangered species list. "For the species proposed for delisting today, the protections of the (Endangered Species Act) came too late, with ...

Unbreakable glass, inspired by nature

America 10/01/21, 01:37

McGill University researchers developed a stronger and more durable glass by drawing inspiration from the inner layer of mollusk shells. Rather than fracturing on impact, the new material exhibits the durability of plastic. In the future, this could be a great innovation to improve cell phone screens, among other things. Tempering and ...

4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles

U.S. 09/18/21, 03:18

On Friday evening, Sept. 17, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. There were no initial reports of severe damage or injuries.According to early information from the U.S. Geological Survey website, the magnitude-4.3 quake struck shortly after 7:58 p.m. Its epicenter was near Carson, about 21 miles ...

US Billionaire wants to build nation’s first woke city

News 09/08/21, 17:27

Marc Lore, a former Walmart executive and e-commerce mogul, intends to start from scratch and develop the world's first woke city somewhere in the United States. Lore presented designs for his paradise, named Telosa, last week. Telosa is derived from the ancient Greek term Telos, which means "highest purpose." “The mission of ...

‘Whale—like’ tetrapod fossils first discovered in Egypt

Africa 08/26/21, 22:15

Egyptian researchers have discovered a new type of four-legged whale that existed 43 million years ago for the first time in Egypt's Western Desert. Scientists from Mansoura University analyzed the remains of the amphibious Phiomicetus Anubis, which was discovered in middle Eocene rocks in Fayum Depression, a Western Desert in Egypt. ...

July 2021 was the hottest month ever recorded!

U.S. 08/18/21, 22:11

New data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said July 2021 was the warmest month ever recorded, implying that climate change is becoming more dangerous—a controversial theory among scientists. "July is typically the world's warmest month of the year, but July 2021 outdid itself as the hottest July and month ...

India: landslide kills nine tourists and smashes bridge

Asia & Pacific 07/30/21, 03:52

Last week in northern India, a landslide overwhelmed vehicles and destroyed a bridge, killing at least nine tourists and injuring three others. A video captured the horrific moment rocks plummeted down a mountain and smashed into the Himalayan village of Chitkul, splitting a bridge in half and damaging roads and buildings, ...

International journalists harassed by CCP for covering China floods

World 07/27/21, 17:37

Groups of Chinese citizens have harassed foreign journalists in the streets of cities affected by floods over the weekend while covering the ongoing catastrophe affecting large urban and rural conglomerates in the country. According to the accusations, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) orchestrated "a large-scale harassment campaign" on social media. Foreign ...