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2022 Milestones: World Events that Could Shape the New Year

2022 promises to be an exciting year in politics, sport, entertainment and science despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A number of known milestones will shape the agenda for the new year. From February 4 to February 20, the 2022 Winter Olympics...

China Slams Elon Musk Over Starlink Satellites

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk came under fire after China stated that its space station nearly collided with his Starlink satellites on two occasions. There were two "close encounters" with the satellites this year, according to China. The satellites...

TikTok Beats Google to Become the Most Popular Website of 2021

TikTok, the video-focused social networking service, has beaten Google to become the most popular website for 2021, according to IT security company, Cloudflare. According to Cloudfare the top 10 most popular domains in 2021 are: 1 TikTok.com 2 Google.com 3 Facebook.com 4 Microsoft.com 5 Apple.com 6...

Fossilized Dinosaur Embryo Discovered Perfectly Preserved Within Egg

Chinese scientists discovered a perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo collecting dust in a museum storeroom in 2015. Researchers published the first study into the embryo on Tuesday. The fossilized egg was found in southern China at the Yingliang Stone Natural History...

Bob Costas Rips IOC, Beijing in Runup To Olympics

During an appearance on CNN Tonight with Michael Smerconish last week, veteran Olympics broadcaster and Greek-American journalist Bob Costas ripped the International Olympic Committee for what he called its “affinity for authoritarian nations.” Costas also pointed out the hypocrisy of...

International Human Rights Day Marks Global Struggle for Dignity

The tenth of December every year marks International Human Rights Day, a day set apart to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. The UDHR “proclaims the inalienable rights that...

UK, Australia Joining Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympic Games

The nations of the United Kingdom and Australia are joining Washington's diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympic Games scheduled for February of 2022, per announcements from the prime ministers of both nations on Wednesday. US President Joe Biden had announced...

US Imposes Diplomatic Boycott for 2022 Beijing Olympics

The United States announced on Monday that it will hold a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The upcoming Winter Olympics will be held in China's National Stadium in Beijing. The U.S. justified its boycott by referencing China's "egregious"...

Scientists Create Eco-friendly Plastic from Salmon Sperm

Chinese scientists announced on Wednesday that they have created a biodegradable form of plastic using salmon sperm. The team isolated two strands of DNA from the fishes' sperm and synthesized it with a chemical found in vegetable oil that was...

NBA Player Gets US Citizenship, Changes Name to Enes Kanter Freedom

NBA player Enes Kanter, who is an outspoken critic on many human rights issues, became a US citizen Monday, legally changed his name to Enes Kanter Freedom to celebrate his new status. The Boston Celtics center told interviewers on Monday...