A week after Frank O’Donnell laid his 15-year-old daughter Keri to rest, he got a backyard visit from a monarch butterfly. Its bright orange and black wings, Keri’s favorite colors, brought him an unexpected ray of solace in a dark time. Whether or not the butterfly was a cosmic… Click here to view the original […]
Kayode Adewumii Tanitoluwa Adewumi—more commonly known by his nickname “Tani”—may be just 10 years old, but he’s already become an official Chess National Master, with an impressive rating of 2223. The 28th-youngest person ever to achieve such a title in a States, Tani was… Click here to view the original article.
SWNS A Scottish dollhouse enthusiast creates tiny dishes—including takeout and sushi—which are sold to collectors as far away as America. 41-year-old Roz MacLean started selling tiny meals no bigger than a large coin in November 2019, after she made one for her mom’s… Click here to view the original article.
Makerere University Infectious Disease Institute On the 84 remote islands that make up Uganda’s Kalangala District on the surface of Lake Victoria, medical experts are tackling one of Africa’s worst provincial HIV crises with the help of cargo drones. Uganda isn’t alone in the… Click here to view the original article.
Mary, CC license For approximately four seconds on April 29, California got 95% of its power from renewable energy—with the Golden State using about 90% renewables in the afternoon hours during a period of warm, cloudless weather. While caveats such as not including Sacramento or Los… Click here to view the original article.
A new project to demine seven million square meters of land, including a critical area inside the largest contiguous wildlife area in the world, is underway, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Government. APOPO / David Brazier Removing the landmines laid four decades ago will help protect… Click here to view the original article.
Engineers at Duke University have developed the world’s first fully recyclable printed electronics. Their recycling process recovers nearly 100% of the materials used—and preserves most of their performance capabilities for reuse. Duke University – 3D rendering of printed,… Click here to view the original article.
Birds are able to change their culture to become more efficient, according to new research from Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior. Great tits by Shirley Clarke – Fordingbridge Camera Club, CC license In animals, “culture” is considered to be any behavior that is learned from others, shared by members of the group, and persistent […]
According to a new survey, 74% of Americans say 2020 has made them more aware of the needs of others—and more selfless than ever before. A poll of 2,005 Americans revealed that since March 2020, people are more often embracing the idea of neighborly love. Some examples include: OnePoll 87% of Americans have donated a […]
At the age of 60, Chen Lie suffered a hemorrhagic stroke which arrived “without my invitation or permission.” But the temporary paralysis of her entire right side gave her an opportunity to blossom on her left side. Without invitation or expectation, a startling new skill would change her life. As part of her recovery she […]