Category Archives: CNN – World

Scientists noticed an error in the new season of ‘Stranger Things’

Scientists noticed an error in the new season of ‘Stranger Things’

Season 3 of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” expresses a subtle appreciation of science and gives an even bigger nod to science fiction. But the curiosity voyage gets a little off track with its science, and we’re not talking about exploding rats or people consuming copious amounts of chemicals. As our young heroes try to save the…MORE

Hubble spies something mysterious around a supermassive black hole

Hubble spies something mysterious around a supermassive black hole

There’s something unusual happening at the center of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, and the Hubble Space Telescope caught a good look. The galaxy, which is 130 million light-years away, contains a supermassive black hole at its heart, as expected. What wasn’t expected is the thin disc of material around the black hole. The black…MORE

A fish called Wakanda: New purple fish honors ‘Black Panther’

A fish called Wakanda: New purple fish honors ‘Black Panther’

Although the nation of Wakanda exists only in the Marvel Comics universe, where it is superhero Black Panther’s home, researchers believe they have found a version of it underwater. And here, 260 feet below the surface in secretive reefs, the warriors accented with vibrant purple are fish. Previously unknown, the fish species lives in dark…MORE

The world’s population is nearing 8 billion. That’s not great news

The world’s population is nearing 8 billion. That’s not great news

It took thousands of years for the global population to hit 5 billion, which happened in 1987. Some 32 years later, we’re closing in on 8 billion. This explosive growth concerns leaders at the United Nations, who created World Population Day in 1989 to raise awareness about the problems caused by overpopulation. The holiday is…MORE

NASA’s plan to keep the Voyager spacecraft awake and flying

NASA’s plan to keep the Voyager spacecraft awake and flying

NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 are the longest-flying spacecraft in history; 42 years after they launched, both are still going strong and sending back data as they explore interstellar space. It’s the farthest we’ve ever pushed into space. And the spacecraft were initially designed to last only five years. But this record-setting feat wouldn’t be…MORE

210,000-year-old human skull in Greece is the oldest found outside Africa

210,000-year-old human skull in Greece is the oldest found outside Africa

Two skulls found in a Grecian cave paint a surprising portrait of who lived there hundreds of thousands of years ago. One fragmentary skull has been dated to 210,000 years ago, and researchers believe that it is the earliest evidence of modern humans living in Eurasia, according to a new study. The other, more complete…MORE

Goats can distinguish emotions in each other’s bleats, study finds

Goats can distinguish emotions in each other’s bleats, study finds

Barnyard animals are more empathetic than you might have thought, a new study has found. Goats are able to distinguish between positive and negative emotions in another goat’s calls and react to their fellows’ feelings, according to a paper published in the journal Frontiers in Zoology by researchers from Queen Mary University of London, ETH…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Monday’s Dirt

Federal investigators arrested R Kelly on Thursday because former employees handed over at least 20 videos of him engaged in inappropriate acts with minors.  Immediately after, R Kelly’s girlfriends were evicted from Trump Towers. Ed Sheeran has confirmed that he married his girlfriend back in December.  He confirms that it was a tiny ceremony just…

Friday’s Dirt

R Kelly was arrested yesterday on 13 counts including sex trafficking and obstructing justice.  Kelly was arrested in Chicago but brought back to New York on federal charges. Jason Momoa is being bullied online.  Pictures of him on vacation with his family were published and some people are actually accusing him of having a ‘dad…