Xiaomi’s first EV is the freshest take on a ‘smartphone on wheels’

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has unveiled its first electric car, the SU7, a sleek-looking sedan. Its launch in China is expected next year and marks another entrant into the increasingly crowded electric vehicle market. It’s another attempt to connect the technology people see on their phones with what’s happening in their car in a world … Read more

2023 Officially Made Juggernaut a Hero, as He Beat Thanos & Was Voted onto the X-Men

2023 was an important year for Juggernaut in the Marvel Comics canon as he completed his redemption arc by officially voting for the X-Men and also killed Thanos. However, this year for the juggernaut has certainly brought both good and bad moments, as it was not all victories and achievements, but also heavy losses and … Read more

This Winnipeg scientist is using viruses to fight drug-resistant superbugs

Steven Theriault believes he has a solution to the urgent global public health threat – antibiotic resistance. But it can’t get its bacteria-killing virus approved under Canada’s rigid and outdated regulatory system. “The next big focus in science is really on genetics and living organisms. (…) I think we’re going to create some really exciting … Read more

Spirit Healthcare Group is bridging health gaps for Indigenous communities

Walk through NorthMart — and many other grocery, convenience and drug stores in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nunavut — and you’ll find shelves full of products bearing the Spirit Healthcare Group logo. The Manitoba-based company, which has three banners under its name, sells medical supplies, equipment and other healthcare-related products and facilitates the rapid delivery … Read more

Subway worker shot to death after sandwich-mayonnaise argument

Police have confirmed that the fight over the mayonnaise overdose that killed an Atlanta subway worker is over. In Atlanta, two subway workers were shot and killed Sunday evening after a customer complained about his sandwich, according to WBRZ Atlanta. Atlanta Police Department (APD) officers responded to the Circle K gas station just after 6:30 … Read more

90 Year Old Woman Got Master’s Degree in Texas

A 90-year-old woman became the oldest University of North Texas student to graduate with a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. Minnie Payne told UNT officials that she only attended junior high school for a short time after graduating from high school in 1950, but retired at age 68 after a 30-year career as a transcriptionist … Read more

103 Year Old Christmas tree sells for over $4,000

A 103-year-old artificial Christmas tree in Britain, the first to be mass-produced, has sold at auction for more than $4,000. Henson Auctioneers said the 7-foot-tall Christmas tree, described as the “world’s stupidest Christmas tree,” sold for a total of $4,296.13.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Hansons Auctioneers & Valuers … Read more

Biggest Medical Advancements in 2023

A lot of things happened in this year 2023 but here are some Biggest Medical Advancements in 2023 which might attract your sight at once: Green light for CRISPR gene editing On December 8, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the world’s first CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing therapy (SN: 12/8/23). The treatment, called CasGevi, targets … Read more

Here’s how spiders that go overboard use light to find land

Biologist Brian Gall was hunting flying spiders from his kayak when he noticed an interesting pattern: after landing on the water’s surface, the arachnids quickly moved towards the nearest shore, no matter how far from dry land they were. Travelers, the long recumbent spider (Tetragnatha elongata), spin their webs on the banks of ponds to … Read more