“Milky Way Lighthouse”

A recent photo of the Milky Way is making headlines. And what’s so amazing about the shot is it was lit by a lighthouse. Captured near the Guilderton Lighthouse in Western Australia, near the city of Perth, this image was shot by photographer Trevor Dobson. It’s been reported that he used a crop sensor Nikon…

SOOFA Ranch Presents…Therapeutic Horseback Rides!!!

Mental health is defined as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. How we as humans think, feel, act, handle stress, relate to others, and make choices all fall under this umbrella. Receiving counseling (therapy) for mental health issues is extremely important, but it’s not one-dimensional; there are multifaceted ways to heal from trauma. And I…

Snake Breeding on the Rise in Burundi

To combat economic discrepancies that stem from the coronavirus pandemic, a new business is emerging in the East African country of Burundi—snake breeding. Many Burundians view snakes as a demonic symbol, with only the boldest men daring to attack them. However, breeding has become a viable source of income for those practicing this profession. Deo…

“This is a Pandemic of the Unvaccinated” – President Joe Biden

In a White House press conference on Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden implemented a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all federal workers, federally-contracted workers, healthcare workers, and private-sector employees. He also ordered all companies with over 100 employees to require their workers to either get the vaccine or submit to weekly testings; vaccine mandates…

The IUCN World Conservation Congress Begins…

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress began on September 3, 2021, in Marseille, France. This is the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental forum built to tackle biodiversity, nature-based recovery, and climate change. Their key message is that disappearing species and the destruction of ecosystems are just as threatening…

NASA Tests Joby Aviation’s Air Taxi

Joby Aviation, the venture-based aerospace company, is developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Powered by six electric motors, this aircraft was designed to be as quiet as possible, with the intent that it will blend in with city life without disturbing residents. The rotors can adjust their tilt, rotation speed, and blade…

Chocolate Milk Invented in Jamaica?

Sir Hans Sloane, an Irish physician, scientist, and botanist, has been credited as the inventor of chocolate milk. However, research shows that Jamaicans were the first to create chocolate milk. According to the Natural History Museum, in 1687, Sloane was offered the chance to travel to Jamaica as a physician to the 2nd Duke of…

Seabirds Found Dead in Mackay!

An investigation is underway in Mackay, Australia, over the mysterious deaths of hundreds of seabirds. According to ABC News, The Department of Environment and Science advised that officers removed over 240 dead black noddies from the marina. Chemical films were found on the birds’ feathers, so officials believe a chemical may be responsible for the…

Egyptian Scientists Link Fossil to Four-Legged Whale?

Egyptian scientists discovered a fossil that dates back 43 million years and linked it to a new species of amphibious wale—an ancient four-legged whale. A team of researchers at the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology Center (MUVPC) in Mansoura, Egypt, advised that a fossilized partial skeleton was found in the Fayum oasis, an area in the…

Apple’s New Surveillance System

Apple will introduce a new surveillance system to the iPhone at the launch of iOS 15 later this year. According to CNBC, this new system will scan iCloud for illegal child sexual abuse materials (CSAM). How it works is Apple will match images on the device with known CSAM images provided by the US National…

Words From The Wise: Ousman Touray

“Youth are not motivated to stay in the continent. They are not given that good atmosphere, that good environment, for them to realize their own potentials within the continent.” – Ousman Touray In a previous post, I highlighted the rising population in Africa. By the year 2100, Africa is predicted to account for 40% of…

Costco Girl Witness Arrested

As I previously stated, the viral video of an African American girl’s alleged abuse from her white adoptive family in Costco continues to make headlines. And I just came across an update regarding the witness who recorded the video. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release on August 28, 2021, advising that the…