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How Humans Reduce Uncertainty in Social Situations

Diane Chau, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

NEW PERSPECTIVE The Brown University scientists recently published a new lead paper which establishes a foundation to apply mathematical models of doubt initially grown for non-social situations, like whether or not to buy a lottery scratcher, to social situations such as determining an interviewer...

Four Legged Whale Fossil Found Off the Coast of Peru

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

A Whale That Could Walk! New species Peregocetus Pacificus Latin for "the traveling whale that reached the Pacific," is making its way onto shore! A fossilized whale discovered in 2011 is now making waves bringing new insight into the whale species. This new webbed foot, hoofed toed animal swam a...

What To Expect From The Recent Apple Event

Madelyn Gastelum, Social Media Director

March 27, 2019

Monday morning, March 25, at 10am Apple hosted an event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino California to talk about the exciting new things with Apple. The event started out with Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, who spoke about the things that Apple has brought to the world thus far. The...

Strange Waves Ripple Around The World And Nobody Knows Why

Evelyn Vargas, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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