Tag: Quartz

  • Chinese tourists are allegedly being recruited to spy on the US

    Chinese tourists are being recruited by the Chinese PLA to bring back sensitive military gear, a violation of international arms trafficking regulations.

  • Australia’s catastrophic bushfires are generating severe thunderstorm systems

    It was only two days ago that the New South Wales Rural Fire Service warned the developing bushfires were growing in intensity and would generate its own weather system. Unfortunately, these bushfires were growing far too quick to be contained. In turn, these sorts of weather patterns become a repeating cycle: fires, wind, thunderstorm, lighting, […]

  • Lab-grown Meats will be the future

    Chase Purdy at Quartz writes: On Oct. 7, it was announced that astronauts on the International Space Station had successfully grown their own meat from microscopic animal cells, using a process called cell-culturing. The bit of cow muscle they produced was small, but it was a historic accomplishment nonetheless. The ISS project was part of a joint venture […]

  • The Nike Air Force 1 x Colin Kaepernick Sneaker Sold Out

    The shoe is an insanely popular design which bears Kaepernick’s iconic name (and Afro). It’s a really cool shoe. Marc Bain for Quartz reports: The sneaker, a version of Nike’s popular Air Force 1, quickly sold out in adult sizes on Nike’s site and its SNKRS app after dropping this morning. Nike also released child and toddler sizes, […]

  • Micronations

    Micronations

    Very few micronations exist. Microsnations, by definition are self-proclaimed (and often unrecognized countries). Only about 67 exist, as of writing according to research from Quartz. My favorite tid-bit from Quartz’s research is the micronation Zaqistan, which is located in Utah. If you’ve ever been to Utah, you know how comical this is. There is, and […]