State Trooper Buys 9-year-old Steph Curry’s

There’s a positive news story coming out of Wilmington, Delaware, that caught my attention. An Instagram video showcasing the bond between State Trooper Joshua Morris and 9-year-old Ra’kir Allen went viral. 6abc Action News states that Morris, who recently joined the Delaware State Police Department, was drawn to Allen’s spirit after he challenged him to…

Japan to Release Radioactive Water Into the Ocean

Fukushima’s Daiichi (Number 1) Nuclear Power Plant has been highlighted previously on this blog. The nuclear accident caused by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011 resulted in radioactive leakage into the Pacific Ocean. And recent news is suggesting that the Japanese government has authorized the release of the remaining radioactive water. According to The Japan…

Coming 2 America

Greetings Everyone, I finally had the chance to watch Coming 2 America, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Craig Brewer, Coming 2 America stars Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Shari Headley, and Wesley Snipes. The newly-crowned…

Cameroon’s Fight Against Violence on Women and Girls

The abuse of African women has been highlighted previously on this blog, and there are organizations that are doing something about it. According to Africa News, the Association for the Fight Against Violence on Women and Girls is helping victims of rape and forced marriage in Maroua, Cameroon. They take in women and girls, some…

Egypt’s COVID-19 Robot

To limit the spread of the coronavirus in Tanta, Egypt, Mechatronics engineer Mahmoud el-Koumi has created a remote-controlled robot that will assist physicians in testing patients for the virus. Named Cira-03, by way of Africa News, this robot has a human-like face and head, and it carries out a variety of medical procedures: it takes…

My Daddy Taught Me That

Greetings All, I came across an amazing organization this morning that I had to spotlight on this blog. My Daddy Taught Me That Based in Asheville, NC, My Daddy Taught Me That is a non-profit organization that provides mentorship programs for middle and high school Black boys. Founded by Keynon Lake, a former social worker,…

Book Review

In my last book review, I highlighted Neuroscientist/Adjunct Stanford University Professor David Eagleman’s breakdown of the human brain. In his book, The Brain: The Story of You, Professor Eagleman discusses the inner workings and functionality of our brains. One aspect that piqued my interest was our brain’s ability to rewire itself. This led me to…

Metal Gear Solid is Headed to the Big Screen!

As I mentioned in a previous post, playing a video game today is like playing an interactive film. The narrative, cinematography, acting, and music found in any motion picture can be found in this medium. And the first franchise to introduce these traits to the gaming industry, in my opinion, was Metal Gear Solid. Created/directed…

Madagascar’s President Changes His Tune About COVID-19 Vaccines?

Madagascar’s COVID-19 tonic, “COVID-Organics” (CVO), has been highlighted several times throughout this blog. This herbal remedy has received international criticism from the World Health Organization, who’s encouraged the country to roll out vaccines instead of using a plant-infused mixture. Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina previously argued that he doesn’t plan on vaccinating himself or his citizens,…

President Biden’s Plea for Mask Mandates Ignored

During a conference call, President Joe Biden pled with state governors to continue with mask mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus. However, he was largely ignored by several Republican governors, according to AP News. The president, along with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, previously stated that now was not the time to relax safety…

Train Crash in Egypt Leaves 32 Dead

A train crash in southern Egypt has left 165 people injured and 32 dead, according to AP News. The event took place on Friday, March 26, 2021. Apparently, someone activated the emergency brakes on the passenger train, which caused one of the trains to stop and the other to crash from behind. This impact caused…

What is Cryonics?

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the popular Batman villain Mr. Freezeā€”if not, you should reassess some things. Well, in the franchise, Mr. Freeze is a cryogenicist who put his terminally ill wife in suspended animation (a dormant state without death). According to New Scientist, this technique involves cooling a patient, who may…