Categoria Curious

creation of new type of concrete from disposable face-masks, robes and gloves (+ photos)
creation of new type of concrete from disposable face-masks, robes and gloves (+ photos)

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is estimated that around 54 thousand tons of personal protective equipment (PPE) are discarded worldwide every day, and that 129 billion masks are thrown away every month. This represents an ecological problem, so scientists around the world have been trying to create strategies to mitigate its impact.

    Cuba reiterates commitment to Montevideo Consensus
Cuba reiterates commitment to Montevideo Consensus

Cuba reiterated today its support and commitment to the fulfillment of the Montevideo Consensus and the Cairo Programme of Action during the High-Level Panel on the socio-demographic impact of the pandemic and the main challenges and progress in the implementation of this instrument on Population and Development.

Pets of the week: Fergus will steal your heart. Adele is curious and playful
Pets of the week: Fergus will steal your heart. Adele is curious and playful

JACKSON, MI -- The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption.

Justice Clarence Thomas's curious inconsistency in attacking Supreme Court precedents
Justice Clarence Thomas's curious inconsistency in attacking Supreme Court precedents

In a concurring opinion to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote, “In future cases, we should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell.” The rulings Thomas referred to guarantee the right to contraception, same-sex relationships and same-sex marriages.

Curious Carson: New Commanders QB Wentz Has a Lot to Prove
Curious Carson: New Commanders QB Wentz Has a Lot to Prove

After his MVP-esque campaign in Philadelphia back in 2017, Carson Wentz has taken a drastic step back in his quarterback play, which has seen him shipped to the Indianapolis Colts and now to the Washington Commanders.

Curious Kids: What would happen if someone moved at twice the speed of light?
Curious Kids: What would happen if someone moved at twice the speed of light?

Sam Baron, Associate professor, Australian Catholic University

These Curious-Looking Plants Have an Addictive Appeal
These Curious-Looking Plants Have an Addictive Appeal

If you’re hooked on houseplants like Monstera, Philodendron and pothos, wait until you meet the other members of the aroid family.

The curious case of Deshaun Watson and the swanky hotel in Houston
The curious case of Deshaun Watson and the swanky hotel in Houston

NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson liked to go somewhere special when he wanted to relax as a player for the Houston Texans.

Scientists hope to broadcast DNA and Earth’s location for curious aliens
Scientists hope to broadcast DNA and Earth’s location for curious aliens

“Even if the aliens are short, dour and sexually obsessed,” the late cosmologist Carl Sagan once mused, “if they’re here, I want to know about them.”

Curious Kids: Why do cats’ eyes glow in the dark?
Curious Kids: Why do cats’ eyes glow in the dark?

Cats and many other animals, including most dogs, can reflect light from their eyes. That's why cats' eyes will usually shine brightly in photos taken in a dimly lit room or glow when illuminated in the dark by a flashlight or a car's headlights.

Curious passer-by discovers wreck off Sierra highway; father and son are rescued
Curious passer-by discovers wreck off Sierra highway; father and son are rescued

A firefighter curious about a damaged marker on a Sierra foothills highway discovered a father and son in an SUV that had plunged 500 feet down a steep slope.

Tesla's Cybertruck Has Pleasant and Curious Surprises
Tesla's Cybertruck Has Pleasant and Curious Surprises

The Cybertruck, the futuristic truck unveiled by Tesla (TSLA) - Get Tesla Inc Report in 2019, is a vehicle that has the potential to change this segment of the electric vehicle automotive market in years to come.