Pursuit

“You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you you can’t do it.” You want something, go get it…period.” – Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happiness (2006) Until Next Time… (Sources) Photo Credit: Plugged In

Camera the Size of a Grain of Salt?

There is a new ultra-compact camera in development that is not only the size of a grain of salt but produces quality images better than a lot of the conventional compact cameras. According to Science Alert, this salt-sized camera is being developed with a technology known as metasurface and can capture full-color photos that are…

Nigeria’s eNaira Currency

Nigeria has become the first African country to launch its own digital currency: the eNaira. According to Africa News, Nigeria is the most populous country on the continent and has the largest economy. The new digital currency will improve cross-border trade, push financial inclusion for those outside the formal economy, and increase remittances. Nigerian President…

13-Year-Old Boy Shoots Down French Military Drone With a Slingshot!

I’ve stated before that the synergy on the African continent is shifting in the right direction, mainly due to the youth’s influence. And some recent news coming out of Burkina Faso further supports that claim. According to Yeni ┼×afak, a 13-year-old boy, Aliou Sawadogo, has been labeled a hero for shooting down a French military…

The Guilty

Greetings Everyone, I had a chance to watch Netflix’s The Guilty, 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 Antoine Fuqua, The Guilty stars Jake Gyllenhaal. A police officer demoted to a 911 dispatch operator, Joe Baylor (Gyllenhaal), is…

Flesh-Eating Bees Want Meat, Not Pollen?

Have you ever heard of a carnivorous bumblebee? Neither have I. But according to the Independent, they exist, and they’re known as “vulture bees.” Due to the intense competition for nectar, some bees throughout the tropics have developed guts that resemble vultures, which leads them to only eat flesh instead of pollen. These vulture bees…

5% of the Globe’s Population Uses 25% of its Resources – Vijay Prashad

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), held in Glasgow, Scotland, was controversial, to say the least. Greenhouse gas was this year’s central topic. With the rising global temperature and natural disasters (hurricanes, heatwaves, fires, droughts, etc.), lowering emissions is a must. According to NPR, emissions need to fall 45% by 2030 to reduce…

Will Donald Trump Run Again in 2024?

During a recent interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham, Former President Donald Trump was asked about his future plans in politics, with many curious about a 2024 presidential run. He responded with the following: “Well, let me just put it this way, I love our country and I think a lot of people are…

Kenyan President Refuses to Watch Western Media

During a recent “Candid Africa” discussion, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that he no longer watches Western media. He argued that the West adds to the negative perception of Africa by only reporting on the bad news. Media outlets like CNN, Sky News, BBC, and others will also report on African affairs without being on…

Jordan Peele…Nope!

I became an instant fan of writer/director Jordan Peele after seeing his 2017 horror film Get Out. So you can only imagine my excitement after coming across news of his upcoming horror…Nope. Set to be released on July 22, 2022, Nope will star Get Out lead Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and The Walking Dead‘s Steven…

Two or More Servings of Fish Per Week Can Fight Off Brain Disease?

For all of the pescatarians out there, I came across some interesting news. A recent study from the University of Bordeaux found that people who eat two or more servings of fish per week have a lower chance of developing vascular brain disease: a condition that damages blood flow and vessels in the brain. Eating…

Protests in Tunisia Over Waste Management

Protests have erupted in Agareb, Tunisia, over the poor waste management system in the country. According to Africa News, a nearby landfill in the town has caused severe illnesses for many throughout the area. New viral diseases were discovered, which led to a serious public health concern, including death. Ben Ibrahim, the mother of a…