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Light Activated Curtains May Be the Way of the Future

Light Activated Curtains May Be the Way of the Future

Courtney T., Reporter

February 14, 2014


Filed under Science & Technology

At University of California, Berkeley, researchers are working on a new kind of curtain that could cut your energy bill in half. These curtains are made from a fabric lined with layers and layers of carbon nanotubes and are sewn to a plastic polycarbonate membrane. They would automatically close when...

Flappy Bird Sweeps Smartphones Everywhere

Flappy Bird Sweeps Smartphones Everywhere

Noah S., Reporter

February 5, 2014


Filed under Science & Technology

Flappy Bird, an iOS game rumored to be one of the most frustrating games ever, was made in May 2013, by a Vietnamese man, Dong Nguyen. It still remains a mystery why the game is so popular now, but it is currently the number 1 free game on the App Store. The game is extremely simple. All players must...

Vine Turns One!

Vine Turns One!

Megan N., Reporter

January 30, 2014


Filed under Science & Technology

On Friday, January 24, it was Vine’s birthday! It has already been one year since Twitter released a strange green app that let users film and post videos up to 6 seconds long. At first, people wondered what could be accomplished in that short amount of time, but after a couple of months, Vine users...

New Discoveries About Ancient Sea Creatures

New Discoveries About Ancient Sea Creatures

Megan N., Reporter

January 24, 2014


Filed under Science & Technology

On January 8, researchers discovered new information about ancient sea creatures. Ancient leatherback turtles, toothy predators called mosasaurs, and dolphinlike reptiles called ichthyosaurs all had a black pigmentation on their skin and scales. Johan Lindgren, a mosasaur expert at Lund University in...

Wolves Can be Man’s Best Friend Too

Wolves Can be Man’s Best Friend Too

Francisco A., Reporter

December 19, 2013


Filed under Science & Technology

Can you ever imagine yourself having a tamed wolf in your home beside you? Friederike Range’s and the Austria’s Wolf Science Center's study tells us this could happen!. It is simple process of taking a young wolf and socializing them properly on a daily base. How can this be? The Messerli Research...

Military Creates “Iron Man” Suit

Military Creates “Iron Man” Suit

Elias S., Reporter

December 11, 2013


Filed under Science & Technology

The U.S Military has created an “Iron Man” suit. It is designed to be indestructible and provides full body ballistic protection. The exoskeleton suit is like being a robot when you put it on and even changes from liquid to solids in milliseconds. They say if you want to be a superhuman then that...

Snapchat beats Facebook in Photo Uploads

Snapchat beats Facebook in Photo Uploads

Noah S., Reporter

December 5, 2013


Filed under Science & Technology

When it comes to uploading photos, Snapchat is currently “beating” Facebook, despite the fact that Facebook has more members than Snapchat. According to Cnet, Snapchat produces an average of about 400 million photos per day, while Facebook only produces an average of 350 million per day. 88% of Snapchat’s...

What’s Happening on Mars?

What’s Happening on Mars?

Megan N., Reporter

December 5, 2013


Filed under Science & Technology

Researchers have strong evidence proving that there is granite on Mars. The researchers have a new theory how the granite, an igneous rock common on Earth, could have formed on Mars. Large amounts of feldspar, a mineral found in granite, were found in an ancient Martian volcano. According to the research...

Meteor Sighting in Southern California

Meteor Sighting in Southern California

Alejandro H., Reporter

December 4, 2013


Filed under Science & Technology

On Thursday, November 07, 2013 something caught California residents off guard. Around 8:00 PM residents reported sightings of a huge meteor in the sky. California residents from Riverside, La Quinta and Rancho Mirage reported seeing this phenomena. Lots of residents from these areas informed law enforcement...

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