Starwatch: Orion’s treats for the naked-eye star watcher

The mighty constellation of Orion the hunter is one of the greatest sights in the night sky. To those of us in the northern hemisphere, it is currently bolt upright in the south during the late evening. Orion’s right shoulder is marked by the red star of Betelgeuse, and his left foot is signified by […]

Parler Back With Message From CEO John Matze, Full Site May Be Online This Month

Matze has previously given conflicting timelines on when users could expect to regain access to the social network, initially claiming the situation may be resolved in a week, before conceding to Reuters that there was a possibility it could be offline forever after losing financial partners and alternative hosting services decline to partner up.

‘Gekimation’: Japan takes a post-Ghibli leap into another dimension

Ujicha explains that “gekimation” – derived from the Japanese word gekiga, used to describe adult-aimed manga – started in 1976, a decade before the thirtysomething Kyoto Saga Art University graduate was born, with a TV series called Cat-Eyed Boy. “They wanted to do something different,” he says. But aside from a handful of music videos […]

Forget Botox! Eating mangoes can reduce your wrinkles, study claims

Vivien Fam, who led the study, said: “Women who ate a cup and a half of mangoes for the same periods of time saw an increase in wrinkles. This shows that while some mango may be good for skin health, too much of it may not be.”

CRPF gets 21 DRDO-developed bike ambulances for remote area operations

The CRPF, the lead force for anti-Naxal operations and internal security in the country, first toyed with the bike ambulance idea in February, 2018 when the troops of its 85th battalion deployed in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district used their patrolling bikes to evacuate casualties from remote areas under its jurisdiction.

Donald Trump’s Facebook Gets Almost 200,000 Likes Despite Being Blocked after Capitol Riot

The president—who will exit the White House on Wednesday following the inauguration of Joe Biden—was effectively exiled from mainstream social media platforms this month after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6.

China issues document to boost global cooperation on lunar samples

In terms of international cooperation, the document stipulates that the samples’ distribution will be in accordance with international treaties China has signed or taken part in. Meanwhile, the China National Space Administration has encouraged researchers at home and abroad to use the samples in joint studies on space science and to share their findings with […]

Saving land and oceans not easy goal

Translating the commitment of the more than 50 nations into action, the ADB’s Dunn said, would require a number of steps including linking initial commitments with global strategies and agendas aligned with the UN Convention on Biological Diversity and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Data scientist who accused Florida of manipulating coronavirus data to turn herself in on warrant

To protect my family from continued police violence, and to show that I’m ready to fight whatever they throw at me, I’m turning myself into police in Florida Sunday night. The Governor will not win his war on science and free speech. He will not silence those who speak out.

Home-based lab inspires students

Old radios, broken clocks, faulty telephones, all get a new lease of life after Túc has weaved his magic. So when he had a clear out and sold off many of the items he has fixed over the years, a few eyebrows were raised.