Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs Also Caused a Global Tsunami?

A recent study of the Chicxulub—the asteroid that destroyed dinosaurs sixty million years ago—found that it also caused a mega-tsunami that spread all over the globe. According to Fox News, scientists recreated the impact of the nine-mile-wide asteroid by using a three-dimensional computer simulation program called hydrocode. This program modeled the first 10 minutes of…

Kofi Kingston’s ICT Lab

WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston has started the construction of an ICT laboratory and library media center in his hometown, Atwima Takyiman; it’s located in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The project is being spearheaded by Kingston and his mother, and it’s been dubbed CLICK for Quality Education. CLICK, which stands for Computer Lab and Integrated…

Togolese Inventor Builds Car Out of Recyclables

In a previous post, I highlighted a group of students from the Democratic Republic of Congo who built a vehicle using waste material. Well, there’s a similar story coming out of West Africa. According to Africa News, Sourou-Edjareyo Malazouwe, a 25-year-old self-taught engineer, constructed a 4×4 car using mostly recycled materials. He started this project…

Titanic is Deteriorating

The irony in the following post is that I just rewatched James Cameron’s Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, this weekend. According to GeekWire, the world’s most famous shipwreck, the RMS Titanic, is steadily deteriorating at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. Stockton Rush, the CEO and founder of OceanGate Inc.—an ocean exploration…

Blood Pressure Tattoos Set to Monitor Levels?

Researchers at The University of Texas of Austin and Texas A&M University have developed an electronic tattoo that monitors blood pressure. Known as the e-tattoo, this marking monitors blood pressure measurements in every situation, including high stressful situations, while sleeping, exercising, and etc. It also provides thousands of measurements, more than any other device. A…

Students in the DRC Build a Car Using Waste Material

Twelve students at the Institute of Technology and Industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo have built a vehicle using waste material. Built with scrap metal, the car runs off a diesel engine, has a canister that serves as a fuel tank, and uses 1l of oil for 7km allowing the car fuel consumption to…

Seychelles’ New Biometric Passports

Seychelles, an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, will introduce electronic biometric passports at the end of 2022. According to All Africa, Seychelles signed a contract with the French company IN Groupe, which specializes in producing identity cards and passports. Signed by Errol Fonseka, the Minister for International Affairs,…

Cameras 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…

What is The Internet of Bodies?

With the rise of artificial intelligence and the introduction of the 5G network, an internet-ran society is no longer a conspiracy but a reality. So what about internet-ran body parts? Could that be a possibility? Yes, and it’s known as The Internet of Bodies. According to RAND, The Internet of Bodies (IoB) falls under the…

Where Will Our Planet Be in 500 Years?

Climate change and the deterioration of the planet have been hot-button topics for years. And if you’ve been following this blog, then you also know about the endangered species that are on the verge of extinction. So questioning where our planet is headed seems logical, and that’s exactly what scientists are doing. According to SciTechDaily,…

China’s Long March 2F Rocket

China recently revealed its new Long March 2F Rocket. Standing at 203-feet-high (62 meters), this rocket was transferred to the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on October 7, 2021. The Shenzhou 13 spacecraft that sits on top of the rocket will carry three astronauts on its mission. As of right now, the launch date is unknown,…

Memory Erasure is Currently in Development

For years, Sci-Fi films and speculative fiction novels have centered plots around brain manipulation and memory erasure, so the idea of this coming to fruition isn’t surprising. But would it be ethically ok to practice, and would there be any psychological setbacks? Researchers are still trying to figure that out. According to the National Library…