Why it matters: Calling the condition of the current International Space Station a "catastrophe," leaders in Russia say they might halt their involvement with the ISS by 2025 and build their own orbiter.
Why it matters: Much like some of "your" term papers back in the day, one of the Dead Sea Scrolls was written by two authors. AI examined the Great Isaiah Scroll and confirmed it was written by two people with similar handwriting, producing about one half of the scroll each.
Why it matters: This word exercise is fun. Scientists are trying to decide what term to use when talking about a group of black holes. We've got "gaggle" for geese, "waddle" for penguins and "murder" for crows. Some of the ideas being floated for black holes include "scream," "silence," "void," and "hawking."
Why it matters: Today's dose of mental vacationing takes you to some very small islands. If you wanna get away from all the noise that accompanies motorized traffic, these islands are for you. Heck, some are so small you don't even need a bike to get around ... you can just walk.
Why it matters:These are hilarious. Designer Amber Share has created posters for every national park based on bad online reviews that describe those places as "Amazingly boring" or "Nothing scenic about it." Share says she hopes the posters will "put a positive, fun spin on such a negative mindset."
My kid is a middle-schooler!!! OK, she's been in middle school since last fall, but today she finally got the chance to go on campus for in-person learning. Good luck, sweetie!
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