Author Archive for: ‘Kayla Nelson’

MIT Delivers ‘Transformers’ Technology

The days of watching Transformers on television and reveling in the movie franchise may soon find added real world joy. Researchers at MIT have created real world transformers. The Massachusetts Institution of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence laboratory has spearheaded the development of what is known as modular devices. They aren’t the first to do so; however, they have …

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Lady Gaga Cited by Instagram over Safety

Well it’s good to know that Instagram cares about the safety of its users and takes their reports seriously. I’ve heard of people reporting others for social offenses such as spam of extreme vulgarity, but does anyone personally know someone who was reported because followers feared for the life of that individual? Lady Gaga was smacked with a courtesy alert …

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Cory Booker Wins Race to Become Senator

He did it! Cory Booker has succeeded in defeating Republican, Steve Lonegan, in becoming the senator-elect of the state of New Jersey for the Democratic party. Booker, 44, reportedly won with over 55 percent of the vote. The Associated Press was the first to name Booker the victor with the overwhelming majority of votes. This day marks a historic feat …

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Latif Mehsud: Taliban Leader is Captured

It’s been just about a week since U.S. troops captured Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai’I, also known as Anas al Libi, and yesterday marked another capture by the troops. Senior Pakistani Taliban leader Latif Mehsud was arrested while driving on a highway in Afghanistan. Though this is considerably a great gain that has been made in the war against terrorism, a new …

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Bruce Jenner and Kris Officially Split

This story has been going around for months, even years, and reports show that the Jenner split is official. Bruce and Kris Jenner our favorite reality television couple, have announced that the split is real but that a divorce is not the next step. The Keeping Up with the Kardashian heads of household, or in the case “households”, being that …

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2013 Nobel Prize in Literature Goes to Alice Munro

Alice Munro of Canada has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. It was announced today by Peter Englund, who is the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy. Munro is 82 and has recently announced that her most recent collection, Dear Life, which is her 14th short story collection, will be her last. She is a short story writer and has …

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Libyan Prime Minister Zeidan Kidnapped

Earlier this morning Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped. Though the story is still developing, it has been confirmed by an aide to Prime Minister Zeidan that the story is indeed true. It is being reported that Zeidan was kidnapped from the Corinthian Hotel in Tripoli by unknown gunmen. The hotel was serving as his current residence. An unnamed …

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2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded

Today, the Nobel Prize committee announced that three scientist from the U.S. have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The recipients were Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel. Karplus is a professor at the Universite de Strasbourg in France, and Harvard University. Levitt is a professor in cancer research at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Warshel …

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Google Image Ironic Amid Government Shutdown?

If you’re familiar with social media in any way, then you’re probably familiar with the phrase, “That awkward moment when…” Today, anyone who has internet and uses Google as their primary search engine will be able to feast their eyes upon their custom graphic for today. Today, October 1, 2013 marks the 123rd anniversary of Yosemite National Park. It also …

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LuAnn de Lesepps: Real Housewives Star is Single

It’s official; “The Countess” is back on the market. Bravo television star and Real Housewives of New York City cast member LuAnn de Lesepps has called it quits with boyfriend, ten years her junior, Jacques Azoulay. The pair had been dating for four years and their love affair was displayed on the Bravo show throughout the span of the relationship. …

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TED Releases iOS7 App

In 2010 TED released their first app for Apple iOS. It is now 2013 and TED is announcing that they will be releasing an updated app with features that are more refined with an improved user experience for the Apple iOS7 operating system. The intent was to avoid the aspect of overloading the app and adding new features. They’ve chosen …

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Selfies at Historic Places Receive a Special Tumblr

I think we’re all guilty of taking a selfie here or there. But would you be the person to take a selfie at a funeral? Or maybe even a male restroom with other guys standing at urinals? These are extreme examples, but it seems that some people aren’t shy about capturing pictures at fairly inappropriate locations. Now there is a …

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