Artist Shows The Contrast Between The Two Worlds That Our Children Currently Live In By Combining Photos

Turkish artist Uğur Gallenkuş is showcasing just how tragic the contrast in daily life can be between these two parts of our planet. I’m Uğur Gallenkuş from Istanbul, Turkey. I create collages juxtaposing two images, including the work of some of today’s most intrepid photojournalists … Continue readingArtist Shows The Contrast Between The Two Worlds That Our Children Currently Live In By Combining Photos

The Steep Price We Pay for Cheap Chocolate

Thousands of years ago, the Maya people of Central America believed that chocolate was the food of the gods. The Maya — who helped pioneer cultivation of the cocoa tree, along with the Toltec and Aztec peoples — even used cocoa beans as a form of currency. Fast forward to today, and chocolate is considered less of a rarity and more of an anytime treat. “Somehow the ancients understood that chocolate … Continue reading The Steep Price We Pay for Cheap Chocolate

Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Cloned for the First Time

The feat marks the first time an endangered species in the U.S. has been cloned. Elizabeth Ann is the first cloned black-footed ferret and first-ever cloned U.S. endangered species. Above, Elizabeth Ann at 68 days old. Researchers have successfully cloned a highly endangered ferret species using cells … Continue reading Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Cloned for the First Time

Catholic Cardinal Who Warned About Death of Western Civilization Removed by Pope

Cardinal Sarah resisted liberalization of Catholic Church. A Catholic Cardinal who warned that western civilization was living through its “mortal hour” as a result of the masses being transfixed by “vulgar entertainments” has been removed by Pope Francis … Continue reading Catholic Cardinal Who Warned About Death of Western Civilization Removed by Pope

Waymo Begins Robo-Taxi Tests in San Francisco

Waymo today announced that it has begun limited rider testing with employee volunteers in San Francisco to gather feedback and improve its robo-taxi technology. It’s the first expansion of the Alphabet subsidiary’s ride-hailing service beyond the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, where Waymo launched its first commercial driverless taxi service. Some experts predict that the pandemic … Continue reading Waymo Begins Robo-Taxi Tests in San Francisco

OMA Wins Competition to Design Chengdu's Future Science City

OMA and GMP have been selected as the winners of the Chengdu Future Science and Technology City Masterplan and Design competition in China . The team will develop the first phase of the overall masterplan, which will include an International Educational Park in the west, and a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in the southeast led by GMP … Continue reading OMA Wins Competition to Design Chengdu's Future Science City

Dangerous New Pestilences Are Breaking Out All Over The Globe

Did you hear about the outbreak of the new “mystery disease” in Tanzania? What about the alarming new outbreak in Congo? New developments in South Africa are making headlines all over the globe as well. Despite all of our advanced technology, humanity remains extremely vulnerable to outbreaks of disease, and many believe that the COVID pandemic is just the beginning … Continue reading Dangerous New Pestilences Are Breaking Out All Over The Globe


Students in China Brainwashed to Hate God & Force Parents to Renounce Faith

Brainwashing school students to raise a generation of atheists is a long-term weapon being viciously used by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to crack down on spiritual beliefs. The regime has ruinously exploited the field of education—a potential tool that can positively transform any society—to instead propagate … Continue reading Students in China Brainwashed to Hate God & Force Parents to Renounce Faith

What Does One Job Posting Tell Us About San Francisco? Maybe Nothing. Maybe Everything!

In the wake of corruption and arrests and turbulence, a power struggle ensues. The vacant “Deputy Director III” position for the Department of Building Inspection pays up to $205,000 a year. The recipient of this job is required to hold a high school diploma or GED — but, under the “educational substitution” … Continue reading What Does One Job Posting Tell Us About San Francisco? Maybe Nothing. Maybe Everything!

Amazon’s New CEO Is Shaping How the Military Uses Killer Robots

Andy Jassy is a member of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence July 1, Amazon will have a new CEO. Andy Jassy, who is replacing Jeff Bezos, helped build the company’s cloud business from scratch, cementing its servers as a cornerstone of the internet … Continue reading Amazon’s New CEO Is Shaping How the Military Uses Killer Robots

As Pandemic Continues, More in U.S. & Europe Feel Major Impact on Their Lives

The novel coronavirus continues to pose weighty challenges for people around the world. Significant shares of the public in the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom say their lives have changed because of the outbreak, according to a new Pew Research … Continue reading As Pandemic Continues, More in U.S. & Europe Feel Major Impact on Their Lives


Mozilla Took the Internet’s Vitals & the Results Are Concerning

2020 was a big year for the internet. As Covid-19 spread worldwide and many countries descended into monthslong lockdowns, much of daily life moved online. Racial justice, mass surveillance, and America’s contentious elections took center stage, too — both online and off. Each year, the Mozilla Foundation takes … Continue reading Mozilla Took the Internet’s Vitals & the Results Are Concerning


23andMe to Go Public Via Richard Branson’s SPAC

The genetics testing company 23andMe will enter the public markets via a special purpose acquisition corporation sponsored by Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, a deal that values the company at $3.5 billion. The transaction with VG Acquisition Corp. will provide a burst of capital to 23andMe as it seeks to expand its business beyond direct-to-consumer … Continue reading 23andMe to Go Public Via Richard Branson’s SPAC

The Blue Macaw Parrot Made Famous In ‘Rio’ Is Officially Extinct In The Wild

In Rio, a blue macaw (known as a Spix’s Macaw) named Blu voiced by Jesse Eisenberg flies from the U.S. to Rio de Janeiro because that’s where the last female macaw lives. Hijinks ensue, but Blu eventually romances Jewel (voiced by Anne Hathaway) and the movie ends … Continue reading The Blue Macaw Parrot Made Famous In ‘Rio’ Is Officially Extinct In The Wild

Seven Technologies to Watch in 2021

COVID considerations unsurprisingly dominate the tech developments that could have a big impact in the coming year. This year looks to be a promising one for technology development. From advances in vaccines to olfaction, neuroscience to mass spectrometry, researchers describe the tools and techniques generating excitement in their disciplines … Continue readingSeven Technologies to Watch in 2021


God Bless You Each!

Reaching out in great appreciation to all frontline workers & everyone here reading AWFSM. There are many standing with you in prayers, don't ever think your prayers go unheard. Remember Psalm 91 to strengthen & encourage you & your households. God loves each & everyone of you!