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The Evolution of Basketball: Building the Game and its Future

By: Florian Demuth, Journalist
Incorporating intelligent innovation into the basketball itself is a promising development for basketball in the future. Thanks to developments in the Internet of Things (IoT), basketballs can be connected to sensors and other devices to provide real-time information and insights during the game.

Top Ten Most Expensive Cars In The World

By: David Kreider, Journalist
Have you ever wondered what the most expensive cars in the world are?(as of 2023)  Well here are the top ten in the world.

Shepard’s Tone

By: Jorge Laboy-Bulancea, Journalist
Shepard's Tone is an auditory phenomenon that has captivated both scientists and artists since its discovery by cognitive scientist Roger Shepard in the 1960s. It is an auditory illusion that creates the perception of a continuous ascent or descent in pitch, despite there being no actual change in pitch.

How Orchestras Make Music

By: August Bhatt, Journalist
Music, one of the great marks of expression in humans. Some people love to play, and some love to listen, but we all wonder how do these instruments work?

New Technology Shows Us Full 3D Version Of The Titanic

By: Audrey Leonen, Journalist
New technology has emerged that allows us to experience Titanic like never before. A team of experts has created a full 3D version of the Titanic using the latest 3D scanning technology, allowing viewers to explore the wreck in incredible detail.

Why Green Sea Turtles Are Endangered

By: Audrey Leonen, Journalist
Green sea turtles are one of the ocean's most iconic and loved creatures, but unfortunately, they are also one of the most endangered. Many factors have contributed to the decline of green sea turtle populations, including habitat loss, hunting, and climate change.

New York City is Sinking But Why?

By: Andrew Ma, Jouranlist
Want to learn why NYC is sinking? Read more in this article.

The History Of Tesla

By: Audrey Leonen , Journalist
In 2015, Tesla introduced the Model X, which was a luxury SUV with falcon-wing doors that opened upwards instead of outwards.

How Water Gets Polluted

By: Audrey Leonen, Journalist
Water pollution is a big problem that affects our planet's ecosystems and the health of millions of people. When contaminants enter our waterways, they can cause serious harm to aquatic life, plants, and humans.

How To Expand Your Home In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

By: Joshua Chavez-Ramirez, Journalist
How to upgrade your home? In the ABD ATM, You have to have enough bells to pay off your loan in order to expand your home or rooms.

How Schizophrenia Works

By: Ariana Zepeda Del Cid, Journalist
Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder that affects an individual's perception of reality. The condition typically develops in late adolescence or early adulthood and can cause a range of symptoms, including hallucinations, delusions, disordered thinking, and abnormal behaviors.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

By: Persia Tahereh Maleki, Journalist
The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is a $250 million dollar aircraft that is designed to fly deep into hostile territory, avoiding interception with its tremendous speed and high altitude. This aircraft can be operated safely at a maximum speed of Mach 3.3 at a altitude more than sixteen miles (25,908 m or 85,000 ft) above the earth.


By: Hamza Naeem, Journalist
About 2,000 years ago, 80 percent of Western Europe was forested; today the figure is 34 percent. Much of Earth's farmland was once forests.

Matrix One Building Is Almost 100% Reusable

By: Annelise Hartlage, Journalist
This new building" Matrix One" is able to be taken apart and dismantled. With many eco friendly and flexible components, it is one of the most eco friendly buildings in the world.

How Gaming Peripherals Have Changed

By: Annelise Hartlage, Journalist
The industry of gaming has changed so much overtime from Pong and Space invaders to Minecraft and Fortnite. Over the years, games have evolved so much because of the advancement in graphics and technology.

Lamborghini Vs. Ferrari

By: David Kreider, Journalist
Lamborghini Vs. Ferrari, the best of the best in luxury sports cars. Ferruccio Lamborghini originally made tractors but after Enzo Ferrari insulted him he started making super cars to rival Ferrari.

All About the New Rimac Nevera Hypercar

By: Andrew Ma, Journalist
Want to learn about a car that broke 23 records in just one day? Well read this article to learn more.

The History Behind Father’s Day

By: Keyes Bronson, Journalist

Father's Day is the time to appreciate all the things that our Father's have worked and spent time on and sacrificed to give their children a better life. On this day, we celebrate and honor all our Dads,...

Atmospheric Rivers

By: Kaleb Fuard, Journalist
Atmospheric rivers are like rivers in the sky that can be 250 to 375 miles wide, and can be over 1,000 miles long. They cause a lot of rain and snow, which can be beneficial. However, if the Atmospheric river is too strong it can also be harmful.

The Billion Oyster Project

By: Kaleb Fuard, Journalist
The Billion Oyster Project is a project that is trying to help the New York Harbor. They are revitalizing oyster reefs in New York Harbor. Oyster reefs are great because they can prevent flooding and they provide homes for many different species.
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The Lighthouse of Alexandria

By: Jorge Laboy-Bulancea, Journalist
The Lighthouse of Alexandria, also known as the Pharos of Alexandria, was a towering lighthouse located on the coast of Alexandria, Egypt.

How Cloud Gaming Works

By: Christian Jeon, Journalist
Cloud gaming has taken the gaming industry by storm, revolutionizing the way we play video games.

How your memory works

By: Maxwell Neuberg, Journalist
How Your memory works: 1. how its made 2. how it is stored 3. how it is remembered read more to find out!

Spider-like Robotic Arms Can Be Controlled By Humans

By: Annelise Hartlage, Journalist
Jazai Arms created Robotic AI arms that can be attached and controlled by humans. It's a new way that people can communicate with AI.

Diamonds: The Toughest Material On Earth

By: Angel Lobos Lima, Journalist
Diamonds are incredible. They are one of the most rigid materials on Earth.


By: Haitem Khalid, Journalist
Trojena is apart of NEOM, a Saudi-Arabian construction project for a vision of the future. NEOM has an insane 500 dollar budget to realize the best they can do.

Social Media Addiction

By: Ariana Zepeda Del Cid, Journalist
Over the years, social media has grown into our lives. We use it to connect with others and share feelings, experiences, thoughts, and more.

Year Round School

By: Mina Woods-Corwin, Journalist
It might sound awful, to lose your summer break, but breaks are just distributed around the year more evenly. The schools give the same amount of learning days, just spread out longer.

The Logistics History of Supplying Armies

By: Christopher Yang, Journalist
Within in all eras of warfare, the greatest challenge of any conflict was keeping a military force fed and well armed. Even with modern advances and innovation, the armies of today still struggle to keep this vital supply line open to all military persons.

The Science Behind Surfing

By: Jake Themely, Journalist
This is an article about the physics behind surfing.
The Science Behind Dreams in Inception

The Science Behind Dreams in “Inception”

By: Jason Reznikov, Journalist
Inception is a 2010 film written and directed by Christopher Nolan

The Physics of a Car Crash

By: Jake Themely, Journalist
Cars are very powerful and create a lot of energy while moving.

Why Video Games Are Addictive

By: Maxwell Neuberg, Journalist
Ever Wondered why you Can't stop playing video games? Read this article to find out!

The History Behind Mother’s Day

By: Keyes Bronson, Journalist
Mother's Day is the time to appreciate everything that are Mom's have done and sacrificed. On this day, we celebrate and honor all Moms, including our Mothers, Grandmothers, Wives, Sisters, and even our Cousins!
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Oxygen Deficiency Increases Mouse Lifespan, Will It Work On Humans?

By: Dillon Hoyne, Journalist
Surprisingly, the mouse in the low-oxygen atmosphere managed to stay alive for 23.6 weeks, but the average Lifespan of mice living in normal conditions turned out to be only 15.7 weeks.

Scientists Make A New Cure For Death Cap Poisoning

By: Walker McCann, Journalist
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a newly developed antidote called indocyanine green that can reduce the toxicity of α-amanitin. A-amanitin is a toxin produced by the death cap mushroom which is one of the world's most poisonous fungus.

The Demon Catshark

By: Keyes Bronson, Journalist
In the deep and vast depths of the ocean, there are plenty of creatures that lurk, some have even become legends. One of these creature is the Demon Catshark.

How Ovens Work

By: Hailemariam Lashite, Journalist
Ovens are kitchen appliances used for cooking and baking food. They come in different types and sizes, but they all serve the same purpose of heating food.

Why Tesla’s Are Good For The Environment

By: Sulaiman Wardak, Journalist
Tesla's cars emit zero emissions, which means they don't produce any harmful pollutants that contribute to air pollution and climate change.

The legacy of lionel Messi

By: Travis Foye, Journalist
Lionel Messi is one of the most influential and successful football players of all time.
How a Hot Air Balloon Works

How a Hot Air Balloon Works

By: Maximus Seminaro, Journalist
The average duration of the flight by air balloon is one hour, even though technically it could fly 2-3 and more hours, But just in case so the burner doesn't go out and kill the people inside.
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Mercedes Vision AVTR

By: Maximus Seminaro, Journalist
The Mercedes Vision AVTR is based the movie Avatar and actually premiered on the red carpet


By: Sulaiman Wardak, Journalist
Virtual Reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are the two most popular technologies that have been gaining popularity in recent years. Both of these technologies have the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with the world around us. However, there are some key differences between VR and AR that make them unique.
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AI Generated Music

By: Xavier Chappell, Journalist
A song called Heart on My Sleeve by Drake and the Weeknd has gone viral with millions of plays except it was completely fake and made by AI. AI music is pretty self-explanatory, it is just music made by Artificial Intelligence which is what AI stands for.

This Brand-new Hydrogen-powered car can run over 1200 miles in a single tank!

By: Noah Yazdani, Journalist
Think of a car that covers more than 2000 kilometers in a single hydrogen tank. This kind of technology will be a welcome change to the climate challenges the modern world is facing.

Why Flowers Smell Good

By: Audrey Leonen, Journalist
Starting in the 14th century flowers were used to create perfumes and oils for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. Studies have shown that smelling flowers can reduce stress and anxiety, and improve mood.

Difference Between The Xbox Series S Controller And The Xbox One S Controller

By: Erickson Estrada, Journalist
So the Xbox Series S is the latest console and the controller that comes with it has some noticeable changes so in this story i will be talking about some of these differences

Lions, What They Are And Some Facts About Them

By: Fares Musa, Journalist
The lion has a bite approximately 650-1000 psi(psi -pounds per square inch) for comparison, humans' average bite force is 120 to 160 (psi-pounds per square inch). Lions are the king of the jungle, but tigers are the most aggressive (surprisingly) and some lions are chill (Fun Fact: tigers are

YZ Ceti B

By: Aiman Ullah, Journalist
The planet was discovered in 2017 by the radial velocity method, [...] YZ Ceti b has a mass similar to that of Earth, and its orbit is located within the habitable zone of its star, which means it receives just the right amount of heat to potentially support liquid water on its surface.

Different Types Of Skiing

By: Jake Themely, Journalist
Skiers of all abilities can benefit from learning the physics of skiing because it enables them to recognize the fundamental physical concepts that allow them to execute specific movements correctly from a performance standpoint. Understanding some of the physics theory underlying skiing can make sense of the mechanics involved in addition to having an intuitive understanding gained from practice, which is especially helpful for individuals who are just beginning out.
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Pluto Is Still Cool

By: Reece von Elling, Journalist
Pluto also has an atmosphere. It has moons. It goes around the sun, and there are still people who are trying to fight for Pluto's planethood today.

The Impact of Tourism on Local Communities

By: Taha Rabah, Journalist
Local communities are affected a lot by the tourism industry, which can result in positive or negative outcomes. If managed responsibly, tourism has the ability to provide many benefits, including employment prospects, increased revenue, and better infrastructure.


By: Kevin Alay, Journalist
Explore the world of a capybara and see how a day for them is.

Worlds Fastest Shoes

By: Noah Siegel, Journalist
How nice would it be to walk on a moving walkway at an airport all the time, you would get places so much faster. This dream is now becoming a reality.
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Rolls Royce Ghost

By: Tashi Japheltsang, Journalist
The Rolls Royce is one of the most luxurious and expensive cars in the world. It is also very fast for a car of that type

AI Piloted Planes

By: Noah Yazdani, Journalist
Planes have been a human-controlled source of transportation and combat for a little over a hundred years However, modern technology is developing a way that planes could travel with only one pilot or even by itself.

The Process Of Making Rubber

By: Nixon Ortega, Journalist
Do you wanna learn about rubber? Then read from my article!

The Key To Discovering Alien Life Could Be Sound Waves

By: Dillon Hoyne, Journalist
What's more, Leighton also proposed a method whereby soundwaves could be used to discover alien life near Earth.

Diseases And A Bit About Them

By: Maxwell Neuberg, Journalist
These diseases were horrors of the past. but now they are just scary stories over the campfire. (thanks to vaccines!)
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The Tank

By: Franco Cabrera , Journalist
Today, Tanks are still used by many countries around the world, although they have evolved significantly since their early days.
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Camaro ZL1

By: James Bonilla, Journalist
Information and cool facts about the Camaro ZL1.

The Story Of Nissan

By: Cristian Reinaga Claros, Journalist
Nissan is a car manufacturer that was created in Tokyo, Japan, though it wasn't always called Nissan. It was originally called Datsun, though that name would last until 1933.

The Impact Of Video Games On Mental Health

By: Sulaiman Wardak, Journalist
On the positive side, video games can provide a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Many games require players to solve puzzles, complete challenges, and overcome obstacles. These activities can help to build problem-solving skills, improve cognitive function, and boost self-esteem.

Paralympic Runners

By: Aiden Ragsdale, Journalist
The Paralympic Games is a global multi-sport event where athletes with physical disabilities compete against each other. The athletes, including Paralympics runners, inspire millions of people worldwide and help to break down societal stereotypes surrounding disability.

Industry Changers: The Commercial Airline

By: August Bhatt, Journalist
Since the beginning of time humans have of flying. Now we live in reality, but can we get there?

3×3 Rubik’s Cube

By: Ebenezer Gudissa, Journalist
How to solve a 3x3 in 10 minutes. Learn it in 10 easy steps

The Gesture Glove

The gesture glove in simple terms, is a mouse in the shape of a glove. But instead of needing a mouse pad, it uses sensors to detect movements.

History Of The Washing Machine

By: Sarbagya Adhikari, Journalist
The first versions of the modern washing machine first appeared in the 19th century. The portable mechanism was rather simple, consisting of a tub base, paddles or rods, and a handle that twisted the rods.

How Alloy Wheels Are Manufactured

By: Nelson Benitez , Journalist
Alloy wheels are one of the most important parts of a car.

The Invention Of Chocolate Chip Cookies

By: Raina Gullo, Journalist
Have you ever thought about the origin of chocolate chip cookies? They can't have been around forever, even if they seem like an integral part of our society. 

How Pianos Work

By: Eric Ji, Journalist
The piano is a very complicated instrument to create because of its vast amount of components.  These include, keys, strings, hammers, pedals, and many more components. 

Golden Blood

By: Mina Woods-Corwin, Journalist
Only 43 people have been known to have it. The reason the blood is so special is that it can be donated to anybody with a rare blood type that can't find blood for a transfusion.

Boeing v Airbus

By: Cristian Reinaga Claros, Journalist
Airbus: Based in France and controls the European Aircraft market. Boeing: Based in Washington and controls the american aircraft market.

How Nuclear Power Can Reach Climate Goals

By: Olivia Rose, Journalist
Some struggles that have striked the nuclear power industry are radioactive waste, high financial cost, and regulatory requirements. As well as  heavy competition with renewable energy, these challenges have stopped the nuclear power industry  from taking over the kind of power people use.

Space Rovers: Beyond Earth

By: Angel Lobos Lima, Journalist
The moon rover's mission is to discover the moon's origin and evolution, which will be known as the LUNAR-A mission. These actions of making space rovers will give us more data and more exciting things to learn about our solar system, and with this data, we will be able to explore and discover even more.

History Of Lacrosse Sticks

By: Ben Pollack, Journalist
Lacrosse is a popular sport played with a ball and a long-handled stick. The game originated in North America and has been enjoyed by indigenous communities for centuries.

The Difference Between Strategic And Tactical Nuclear Bombs

By: David Leach , Journalist
Although most people consider nuclear weapons (nukes) as just the exact same big bomb, they are actually much more than that.

The Greatest Inventions By Nikola Tesla

By: Arnav Choudhary, Journalist
Ever since Elon Musk named his most successful company after him, news regarding Nikola Tesla has exploded, giving him the credit that he deserves. However, despite this, people still fail to understand just how life altering these inventions were.

The History Of Ferrari

By: Ali Iskander, Journalist
Ferrari's unique combination of style, speed, innovation, and tradition has made it one of the world's most recognized brands

The Mariana Trench

By: Hamza Naeem, Journalist
In the Pacific Ocean, somewhere between Guam and the Philippines, lies the Marianas Trench, also known as Challenger Deep. Because of its extreme depth, the Mariana Trench is clocked in perpetual darkness and the temperature is just a few degrees above freezing.

Printers That Don’t Need Ink

By: Dahlia Kassim, Journalist
Over a billion ink cartridges are sold each year globally, ink is extremely harmful to the environment because of the greenhouse gases it takes to produce them. What if there was an environmentally friendly solution?

Why You Should Keep Drinking Water

By: Evan Nghe, Journalist
Dehydration can lead to drops in energy, mood, skin moisture, and blood pressure. Drinking can also have benefits for when your older like less chance of strokes, help manage diabetes, and reduce the risk of certain types of cancers.

The New Electric Hydrofoil Water Taxi

By: Xavier Chappell, Journalist
The Artemis EF-12 is a water taxi that is luxurious, fast and is energy efficient? The water vehicle is really cool and looks like it might be a part of your daily routine in the future.

Rare Earth Metals Can Create Futuristic Tech

By: William Bohoney, Journalist
How can we use Rare Metals to make the future more green?

Australian Researchers Are Developing A Blood Test To Detect Sleepy Drivers

By: Sydney Kiffney , Journalist
A team of researchers led by the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University identified five biomarkers in the blood that can see if an individual has been awake for 24 hours. If this study goes well, vehicle crashes could dramatically decrease.

The History of Circuit City

By: Cristian Reinaga Claros, Journalist
Circuit City. A store that was once the most successful Electronic Retail Store, has now gone out of business.

The History Of Kool-Aid

By: Fares Musa, Journalist
Kool-Aid is owned by a father company, Heinz, which also sells Heinz Ketchup and other products like the company's own mustard, and other food-based items you can find at your local grocery store. Henry J. Heinz (the founder of Heinz Co) was born on October 11th, 1844 and died on may 14th, 1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Moon And Its Long History

By: Fares Musa, Journalist
If the moon were to be vaporized out of existence right now, the earth would be affected as a whole because the moon tugs out tides towards it and the water itself is basically trying to tug against it, thus, high tide and low tide was created to show this. The moon has craters on it's surface because after the rocks gathered to create the moon, the moon was hit by other space rocks at high speeds which is why some craters are larger than others.

Why The Xbox Series S Is Better Than The Xbox One

By: Erickson Estrada Amaya, Journalist
Today I will be talking about the new-gen console the Xbox series S and the last-gen console the Xbox one and why the Xbox series S is better.

AI and Engineering

By: Jake Rettig, Journalist
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming engineering in many ways, from improving design processes to optimizing manufacturing and production. AI can help minimize the amount of time engineers spend doing tasks that could be automated and much more.

How to get any item with a door in Terraria

By: Elliot Britton, Journalist

The Philosopher's Stone glitch is a glitch in Terraria 1.4.4 and onwards. It allows you to get any item in the game, including an item called the "Boring Bow." It requires the head of a "Bast Statue,"...

How Your Phone Screen Works

By: Desmond Kraft, Journalist
Have you ever wondered how you phone screen displays such detailed images? You probably already know about pixels, and how each pixel is made up of red, green, and blue light, but how does the phone turn each light on and off at will? There is not enough space for hundreds of thousands of wires or lightbulbs in there. So what is going on?

How Thermochromic Pigment Works

By: Emma Ismail, Journalist
Thermochromic materials express alterations in color due to changes in temperature, demonstrating different hues at different thermal states.

Smallest Remote Control Robot Ever

By: Nathan Brown, Journalist
The smallest remote controlled robot was made by engineers in the northwestern university and made July 10, 2022. The robots are shaped like crabs which are half a millimeter wide

The Hoover Dam: an engineering masterpiece

By: Ebenezer Gudissa, Journalist
The Hoover Dam was the highest dam in the world when it was completed in 1935. Its base is as thick as two football fields are long. Each spillway, designed to let floodwaters pass without harming the dam itself, can handle the volume of water that flows over Niagara Falls

The Most Powerful Telescope Ever

By: Dahlia Kassim, Journalist
The James Webb Space Telescope is an infrared telescope, and NASA’s most powerful telescope. Its job is to find galaxies formed in the very early universe and to see stars already forming in other solar systems.
Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

By: Tashi Japheltsang, Journalist
About the features and review about the Toyota Camry

The Ring Door Bell

By: Eric Ji , Journalist
The Ring door bell has been perfected and redesigned over the course of years ever since it was released in 2014.  New features are constantly being added to the Ring door bell in order to improve safety for the user.  

Geoengineering, A Possible Solution

By: Arnav Choudhary, Journalist
Climate Change continues to become a bigger and bigger problem but there is something that might just stall it long enough for us to get a solution, Geoengineering.

How Rubber Is Made And How Its used

By: Shelton Wright , Journalist
Rubber is a vital material in the world.
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