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Strange Waves Ripple Around The World And Nobody Knows Why

Evelyn Vargas, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech

Invisible Waves Shake the Earth Big seismic waves made an appearance on different locations around the world on the morning of November 11. These waves occurred roughly fifteen miles off the shores of Mayotte, an island between Africa and the northern tip of Madagascar. It struck across Africa, and...

Millennials Are Saying They Are Too Busy to Have Sex

Millennials Are Saying They Are Too Busy to Have Sex

Vincent Franco, Reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Science & Tech

Going through a dry spell? Keep striking out? Don’t feel alone, apparently, the entire millennial generation is going through the same and that's according to science.

Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon Looks Mesmerizing

Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon Looks Mesmerizing

Erika Suarez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech

NASA found a more detailed look at a hexagon located in Saturn's northern pole, by its nifty spacecraft called Cassini. 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the spacecraft found wavelengths. From ultra-violet to the infrared using its (CIRS) Composite Infrared Spectrometer. At the beginning of its...

Is Your Information Safe? Over 48 Million Online User Profiles Leaked

Is Your Information Safe? Over 48 Million Online User Profiles Leaked

April 22, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Are you sure your information is safe on the ‘net? Forty-eight million user profiles from the likes of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn had their information leaked, without their knowledge or consent, by a little-known data firm back in February of this year.  The incident just came to light this ...

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Ex-Advisor Tricks Companies into Investing Over $250 Million

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Ex-Advisor Tricks Companies into Investing Over $250 Million

April 22, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Elizabeth Pierce, former CEO of FCC lead-man Ajit Pai’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), has been arrested for wire fraud after using “forged guaranteed revenue contracts” to trick companies into investing over $250 million in a fiber-optic company. The news came April 12, courtes...

Physicist Stephen Hawking Passes Away at 76

Physicist Stephen Hawking Passes Away at 76

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under News, Science & Tech, Top Stories

One of the world's most famous and greatest physicists, Stephen Hawking died early Wednesday, March 13 morning in his England home. Hawking  was diagnosed with a rare disease at the age of 22 that left him in a wheel chair and took away most of his ability to speak. Despite this, Hawking went on to...

Bones Found in 1940 Likely Those of Amelia Earhart

Bones Found in 1940 Likely Those of Amelia Earhart

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Bones found in a remote South Pacific island in 1940 have been reexamined and are now believed to belong to legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart. The bones were first examined in 1940 by physician D.W. Hoodless. The only conclusion Hoodless made was that the bones belonged to a man. University...

Geek Squad Working Closely with FBI

Geek Squad Working Closely with FBI

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

The FBI has been working closely with Best Buy’s computer repair service, Geek Squad over the last decade. In an investigation launched by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a digital Civil right group, it was discovered that Geek Squad employees have been playing the role of informants for...

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Self-driving cars, phones with facial-recognition, now mind-reading tech? Using some new artificial intelligence technology, a team at the University of Toronto-Scarborough (UT) were able to recreate images shown to people with surprising accuracy. They used electroencephalogram (EEG) sensors and a special...

Study Reveals Women Are More Likely to Lose Interest in Sex

Study Reveals Women Are More Likely to Lose Interest in Sex

Danielle Anzures, Staff writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, Science & Tech, Top Stories

While men and women will with time lose the spark in the bedroom science finds women lose the interest quicker. The study, published in BMJ Open, conducted the study with 4,839 British men and 6,669 British women aged 16-74 through a survey. With the survey, it was found out that 15% of men and 34%...

Rio Hondo students gather in lower quad to view Solar Eclipse

Rio Hondo students gather in lower quad to view Solar Eclipse

Ramon Alvarado, EIC/Print

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs & Upcoming Events, Top Stories

August 21 marked the first Monday of the Fall semester for students at Rio Hondo. It also happened to be the day of the first total solar eclipse since 1979. Rio Hondo students gathered under the sun in the lower quad to view the eclipse with some help from the school’s President and the Mathematics...

NASA Plans to Put a Magnetic Shield Around Mars

NASA Plans to Put a Magnetic Shield Around Mars

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under News

The current state of Mars is known to be dry, cold and unlivable, but a new idea from scientist may have found a way to change these conditions with the help of a magnetic shield reported by phys.org. The idea came from NASA’s Planetary Science Division, PSD, during their community workshop called...

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