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Joe Biden Warns Vladimir Putin Not to Invade Ukraine

President Joe Biden said on Friday that he and his administration have plans to make it "very, very difficult" for Russian President Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine. Biden and his team are creating a new set of initiatives to check...

Pope Francis Says Migrants “Have Ended Up in Concentration Camps”

Pope Francis said that migrants around the world live in conditions equivalent to concentration camps on Friday. The pope was at a meeting with a group of migrants in Cyprus when he made his remarks, where he departed from a...

Elon Musk Sells Off $1 Billion More Tesla Shares

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold another $1 billion in TSLA shares this week. Musk parted with 934,091 shares of his electric vehicle company on Friday. Musk has been selling off massive amounts of his stake in Tesla since November...

NASA Says Asteroid Will Break into Earth’s Orbit Next Week

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on Wednesday that an asteroid larger than the Eiffel Tower will enter Earth's orbit next Saturday, December 11. The asteroid, called 4660 Nereus, is not expected to make an impact with Earth...

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...

First US Case of Omicron Variant Detected in San Francisco

The first case of the Omicron variant was just detected on Wednesday in the city of San Francisco, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which identified the first US case of the mutated virus...

Rain — Not Snow — Could Become the Norm in the Arctic

A scientific study published on Tuesday predicts that rainfall will be normal in the Arctic for the next four to five decades. Rain will be so normal that it will actually be more frequent than snowfall by 2060-2070. This environmental...

Iconic White Sperm Whale Spotted Off Jamaica

A white sperm whale was spotted off the coast of Jamaica on Tuesday in an extremely rare sighting. Sperm whales are typically grey or black, and a white sperm whale is exceedingly rare to come across. Hal Whitehead, who studies...

Barbados Becomes a Republic; Names Rihanna National Hero

The Caribbean island of Barbados officially became a republic after removing Queen Elizabeth II of Britain as its head of state on Monday evening. The country then promptly named pop singer Rihanna as its national hero. The country severed its...

People “Happier” When They Put Their Christmas Ornaments Up Earlier

As the Thanksgiving weekend passes, and with it the month of November, many are looking ahead to the next major holiday, Christmas. We all know that Christmas is a time of joy and, for many, deep spirituality. The holiday comes...

‘Omicron’ Crypto Price Rises 900% After Variant Emerges

Omicron token surged in price by over 900% on Monday after a new coronavirus variant of the same name has been discovered. The DeFi cryptocurrency, which was launched weeks before the new variant first emerged, went from $70 to...

Vaccines May be Less Effective Against Omicron, Pharma Makers Warn

Existing vaccines may be less effective against the Covid-19 Omicron variant than they are against the other variants out there, the CEO's of Moderna and Pfizer admitted on Monday. Speaking to the Financial Times, the CEO of Moderna warned that...

Google Search Adds 3D Monuments, Including the Parthenon

Google has added 3D monuments to its search results, including the Parthenon in Athens. The search engine has started incorporating augmented reality (AR) objects into its Google Search feature, which shows results in 3D for space, science and athletes,...

Nations Close Borders as Omicron Spreads; Variant’s Severity Unclear

A South African physician who was one of the first people worldwide to recognize the existence of the new coronavirus strain, now called Omicron, among her own patients said on Sunday that their symptoms had been so mild that...

The Greek Pioneers Who Dug the Suez Canal

Greece has been connected to the Suez Canal since it was first envisioned as a pie-in-the-sky project in the mid-nineteenth century.