The new Star Wars movie is coming out and the entire world will stop to see what is going on in a galaxy far, far away. But because most of us have forgotten what happened in the two Star Wars trilogies before this new flick, we need a quick catch up onto what’s going on. Eclectic Method have summarized all 6 movies into a 3 minute clip and if you don’t have time to watch the other films (and who has time to watch the prequels), it should catch you right up.
Siza Mzimela made history this year by becoming the first black woman to start an airline.
Solar flares are gorgeous, but the delicate fiery loops that we’ve observed during humanity’s brief study of the sun are nothing compared to what other, similar stars are up to.
Whether it’s for medicinal or recreational purposes, marijuana has recently become more (legally) available in dozens of states all over the country. Where there are substances, there are drivers illegally operating vehicles under the influence. DUIs for driving while high might soon become much more common; a company called Hound Labs has developed a breathalyzer test for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, that can also test for blood alcohol concentration, Reuters reports.
Nicaragua’s Momotombo volcano has erupted for the first time since 1905.
- Police confirm at least 14 fatalities; 17 others injured.
- Shooting occurred at center for people with developmental disabilities.
- Two suspects are dead; third suspect seen running has been detained.
Trap-jaw ants are known for using their powerful jaws to launch themselves into the air, somersaulting several times their own body length to evade predators. But some of these ants have another trick in their escape arsenal. Scientists recently discovered a trap-jaw species that leaps with its legs, a behavior that is extremely rare in ants and previously unknown in the trap-jaw family. Talk about getting a jump on the competition.