In a moment to celebrate, gymnast Sunisa (Suni) Lee earned the Olympic gold in the individual competition of women’s gymnastics at the 2020 summer Olympic Games. The 18-year-old from Minnesota was poised to take the top place at the podium after her teammate Simone Biles—a favorite to win—withdrew from the competition in order to care for her mental health.
In recent years, many major sports league teams have garnered significant backlash for their outdated—and often racist—team names and logos.
In an increasingly work-focused society, many people are starting to experience the effects of overwork and burnout.
Imagine someone reaching out to tell you that you are related to one of the most famous artists in the world. For 14 people, this strange event actually occurred. Leonardo da Vinci scholars and researchers Alessandro Vezzosi and Agnese Sabato spent years tracking down descendants of the male da Vinci line. Carefully studying the genealogy of the family over more than 600 years, they found and contacted the living relatives of today.
With the rise in hate crimes and violence against Asian Americans that has become much more prominent in the midst...
We all know how important the Amazon rainforest is to the health of our planet.
We are in the midst of the largest vaccination roll-out in history. The COVID-19 vaccines are the key to getting the world past the pandemic, and in countries where there are enough doses to go around, there is still some hesitancy around getting a jab. In the United States, things like lottery drawings and free beer have been used to incentivize people to schedule their shots.
In the early 2000s, space tourism was the buzzword on everyone's minds.
At some point or another, every little kid dreams of becoming an astronaut.
On Friday, July 2, 2021, a fire raged on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico due to a gas leak from an underwater pipeline. Like a sight straight out of a fantasy film, the surreal image of a circular fire pit in the middle of endless blue waves evoked apocalyptic scenes reminiscent of Eye of Sauron from Lord of the Rings.
Rock and roll legend David Bowie is well known for his revolutionary impact on the music industry.
On June 8, 2021, people around the planet celebrated World Oceans Day.