Category Archives: CNN – World

Why ISIS is easier for big tech to fight than white supremacy

Why ISIS is easier for big tech to fight than white supremacy

Social media networks are facing a reckoning for their role in spreading far-right terrorist propaganda, after a deadly attack on a New Zealand mosque was live-streamed on Facebook.  Recognizing that the gunman’s gruesome stunt was designed to go viral, governments and business leaders are now calling on Facebook, Twitter and Google to do more to rid their platforms of hate…MORE

Unknown species found in new treasure trove of fossils found in China

Unknown species found in new treasure trove of fossils found in China

A newly discovered fossil site in China that dates back 518 million years contains more than 50% previously unknown species, according to a new study. The well-preserved Qingjiang site is helping scientists to fill gaps in the fossil record and provide a clearer picture of some of the earliest animal ecosystems. The site is unique…MORE

More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, too)

More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, too)

For millions of people across the globe, Nowruz is no small celebration. Think Christmas, New Year’s and Fourth of July combined — and add to it fire festivities, delicious meats, rice and spices, family gatherings, street dances and loud banging on pots. But it’s much more than that, too. Nowruz “promotes values of peace and…MORE

Spacecraft makes ‘unexpected’ discoveries about asteroid Bennu

Spacecraft makes ‘unexpected’ discoveries about asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has only been orbiting the asteroid Bennu for a few months but mission scientists have already learned new details about the near-Earth asteroid that is 70 million miles away, according to a NASA announcement. The greatest surprise of the mission happened only a few days in and an unexpected observation occurred signaling…MORE

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