New species of giant deep-sea isopod discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

New species of giant deep-sea isopod discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

The bathynomus yucatanensis is a species of giant isopod, crustaceans that scavenge for food at the bottom of the ocean. Their segmented, fourteen-legged bodies resemble their much smaller relative, the woodlouse. The foot-long size of the giant isopods has been attributed to deep-sea gigantism, the same phenomenon that leads to giant squids at the bottom … Read more

Johnson, Macron and Albanese react to Salman Rushdie’s attack: World leaders react to Salman Rushdie’s stabbing

Johnson, Macron and Albanese react to Salman Rushdie’s attack: World leaders react to Salman Rushdie’s stabbing

The Indian-born British author, who has received death threats for his 1988 book, “The Satanic Verses,” is on a ventilator after being stabbed at least twice, including once in the liver. He’s expected to lose one eye, according to his agent. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a tweet that he was “appalled” by … Read more

Fake psychics helped woman steal $180M in art from elderly mom, police say – National

Fake psychics helped woman steal 0M in art from elderly mom, police say – National

A Brazilian woman was arrested Wednesday after police found that she orchestrated an elaborate scheme to defraud her elderly mother out of precious works of art. Sabine Coll Boghici, 48, is accused of using a ring of fraudulent psychics to swindle her mother, Genevieve Boghici, 82, out of around 724 million reais, or $180 million, … Read more

Kiss’ farewell tour might be the End of the Road, but it’s also given Paul Stanley a chance to reflect

Kiss’ farewell tour might be the End of the Road, but it’s also given Paul Stanley a chance to reflect

Goodbyes are often opportunities for reminiscence, but for frontman Paul Stanley, Kiss’ global farewell tour is also a chance to reflect on ways the band’s legacy will live on. Key points: Kiss is about to take its End of the Road tour across Australia For frontman Paul Stanley, it is an opportunity to reflect on … Read more

Russia is recruiting convicts from prisons to fight the Kremlin war in Ukraine

Russia is recruiting convicts from prisons to fight the Kremlin war in Ukraine

Situation Room After almost six months of the war in Ukraine, Russian soldiers have been hit hard. The Kremlin is becoming increasingly dependent on prisoners to keep fighting. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on the convicts who are taking up the offer. Source: CNN

Ancient recipes for bronze objects deciphered by researchers

Ancient recipes for bronze objects deciphered by researchers

The Kao Gong Ji, the oldest known technical encyclopedia, was written around 300 BC and is part of a larger text called The Rites of Zhou. The ancient text includes six chemistry formulas for mixing bronze and lists items like swords, bells, axes, knives and mirrors, as well as how to make them. For the … Read more

K-pop phenom BLACKPINK coming to Ontario this fall but Toronto fans are not impressed

K-pop phenom BLACKPINK coming to Ontario this fall but Toronto fans are not impressed

K-pop group BLACKPINK is officially coming to Canada, which made fans super excited, until they saw that the group is stopping in Hamilton, not Toronto. Fans seem to be confused and upset with this news as Hamilton is not necessarily a major international city. who tf told blackpink it would be a good idea to go … Read more

Video: Ukrainian teen shows shrapnel wounds he got while waiting in line for food

Video: Ukrainian teen shows shrapnel wounds he got while waiting in line for food

Serhii Sorokopud, 14, received shrapnel wounds while standing in line for food. Rescuers pulled Genya, 7, from the rubble of an apartment building. These two Ukrainian children carry scars from the months-long war in their country. CNN’s Jason Carroll reports how those scars are more than just physical and why Serhii and Genya’s parents worry … Read more