Joe Lawson

Joe Lawson is a science reporter who studied journalism at the University of Southern California with five years of experience in the news. He contributes to Fortune, The Washington Post, and The New Republic. Lawson has written for National Geographic, The Atlantic, Popular Science, and Wired.

Indian Chandrayaan-3 Space Mission Enters Moon’s Orbit

India’s Chandrayaan-3 Space Mission has finally entered the moon’s orbit, the Indian space agency said. The country’s space agency revealed that the rocket, carrying a lander named Vikram, has successfully entered the moon’s orbit.

Red Panda Twins Born in UK Bring Hope For Endangered Species

The birth of two twin red Panda babies have revived hopes for the endangered species. Born on June 25 at Whipsnade Zoo, UK, the pair has not been named by the wild conservation authorities. The population of Red Pandas has been on a downward trajectory for decades due to deforestation, hunting and illegal trade but the newly born twins have increased optimism.

2 US Navy Sailors Arrested For Sharing Secrets With China

Two US navy sailors from California were arrested for allegedly passing down sensitive information to China. The Justice Department announced on Thursday that the two Navy officers exchanged sensitive military information with the Chinese agents for money.

Report Says Biden Angrily Yells, Curses Staff in Private

According to a report by Axios, President Joe Biden has a reputation for expressing frustration and anger in private, often using strong language while addressing his staff. The report highlights instances where the president has been heard reprimanding his staff with statements like, ‘God dammit, how the f*#k don’t you know this? and Don’t f***king bullsh*t me.

Scientists Register World’s Hottest Day Ever Recorded

As the planet has been warming more and more, scientific data revealed that last Monday, 3 June, was the hottest day ever recorded on earth.  The US National Centers for Environmental Prediction claimed to have recorded the hottest day as global average temperature skyrocketed to an all-time high mark of 17.01C.

“Don’t Block My Way” Robot Waiter Gets Upset With Customer

A video of a robot waiter getting upset with a customer in a restaurant went viral on Instagram. The video shows a woman, probably a customer standing in the way for the robot waiter named “peanut”, as she stands there, Peanut tells her “Don’t block my way Please, I have to work otherwise I’ll be fired”.

Children Found Alive After Missing For 40 Days in Amazon

Four kids that went missing in the Amazon Forest for 40 days were found alive and reunited with their loved ones. All four children were admitted to the central military hospital in the Colombian capital, Bogota for recovery. The search and rescue operation went on for weeks as the Colombian military was hopeful to find all the missing siblings of the 1 May Plane crash.

Strong Sonic Boom Heard As US Jets Intercepts Plane in DC

A huge sonic boom was heard by the residents of Washington as US Air Force jets intercepted an unresponsive plane in the airspace. People in Washington were scared to hear an unusual sound of US jets after Cessna 560 Citation V aircraft flew over some of the most restricted airspace in the country.

Turkey Celebrates As Erdogan Secured 5th Term As President

Millions across Turkey went on streets as President Erdogan secured yet another term as the Turkish President. President Erdogan received 52.07% of the votes against his most challenging rival & opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu fell short by 5% receiving 47.93% of the total votes.

Shark Bites Two Men While Fishing In Southern Florida

In two separate incidents just a few days apart, two men were bitten by sharks while fishing in southern Florida. According to the County Sheriff’s Office, both the victims had their legs bitten by sharks and were immediately transferred to nearby health facilities. 

Satellites Discover 20,000 Mountains In Earth’s Oceans

Satellite data revealed around 20,000 new deep-sea mountains, doubling the number of mountains previously known to scientists. According to the satellite observations, the newly discovered sea mountains are between 700-2,500 meters long.