Saving Santa: Immersive experience in Old Sacramento teaches children grim lesson about global warming – CBS News
SACRAMENTO — Did you know that Santa needs to be saved? Well, a shop in Old Sacramento says he does, so they’ve put together a holiday display unlike any you’ve seen. It’s designed to teach children about the impacts of…
Loss of Climate-Crucial Mangrove Forests Has Slowed to Near-Negligable Amount Worldwide, Report Hails
Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature, politics, science, health, and travel. They are one of the most unique and fundamental types of forest on our planet, and for a few decades they were being lost at a rate that seemed soon-to-be-fatal. But with the 2022 State of the Mangrove report, […]
Briefly exposing social media users to the tricks behind misinformation boosts awareness of harmful online falsehoods, says new researchâand Google is set to deploy an anti-disinformation campaign based on the findings. Short animations placed in YouTube’s Ad slot gave viewers a taste of the strategies behind misinformation, according to the huge online experiment led by […]
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Nov 2 (Reuters) – This year’s U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, marks the 27th time since 1995 that world leaders have gathered to confront global warming. But the world has known for far longer that climate change was…
By Andrea Januta Nov 2 (Reuters) – This year’s U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, marks the 27th time since 1995 that world leaders have gathered to confront global warming. But the world has known for far longer that…
A pioneering drone lifeguard service rolled out across Spanish beaches has saved the life of a 14-year-old boy as he struggled against a powerful current. General Drones supplies 30 surf rescue drones with operators to lifeguard stations across 22 beaches along Spain’s coast. The company released a compelling video of the recent rescue in Valencia. […]
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PHOENIX — Students at a largely Hispanic elementary school in Phoenix have long lined up for morning classes on a dusty patch of dirt under a broiling sun. So when Tony Mada learned of plans to plant 75 young trees…
Teen Hailed as ‘Hero of Ukraine’ For Using His Drone to Pinpoint Russian Convoy Headed Toward Capital
A teenager used his very own drone to spot a Russian convoy approaching his town, providing real-time positional information which allowed Ukrainian artillery to destroy it. Quietly being hailed as a Hero of Ukraine, Andrii Pokrasa is just one of over a thousand civilian drone operators that are aiding in their country’s defense with everyday […]
âExcitingâ Head-Tongue Controller Lets Paralyzed Patients Operate Smart Phones And Drive Wheelchairs
A new controller that works using head and tongue movements is one of the only options for patients with paralysis to not only control their own power wheelchairs but to use smartphones and computers. Georgia Tech unveiled the results of a study that showed how their engineers were able to transform research prototypes into a […]
Bismack Biyombo, returning to the NBA after a year as a free agent, has announced he will donate the entire $1.3 million value of his contract to the construction of a hospital in his home town in Congo. Taking last season off to care for his sick father, who passed away in August of 2021, […]
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