World’s Smallest Microchip Microflier Inspired by Nature

World’s Smallest Microchip Microflier Inspired by Nature

The world’s smallest microchip microflier has just been announced. The new technology was officially announced in an article on Nature on Sept. 22, 2021.  The developers were inspired by wind-dispersed seeds when they designed the winged microchips. These tiny devices are no bigger than a grain of sand and can be used to monitor things […]

Chicago Native Melvin Van Peebles Godfather of Black Cinema Dies at Age 89

Chicago Native Melvin Van Peebles Godfather of Black Cinema Dies at Age 89

Chicago native and African American auteur Melvin Van Peebles has passed away at the age of 89. He was the man behind the 1970s films “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” and “Watermelon Man.” He died in his Manhattan, New York home on the evening of Sept. 22, 2021. Van Peebles’ family, The Criterion Collection, and Janus […]

Wyoming Remains Confirmed to Be Gabby Petito

Wyoming Remains Confirmed to Be Gabby Petito

The family attorney has confirmed the remains found in Wyoming are that of Gabrielle “Gabby” Venora Petito. Her body was discovered over the weekend and an autopsy on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, confirmed the family’s worst nightmare — their daughter was not coming home alive. Dr. Brent Blue, Teton County Coroner’s, initially determined Petito’s death […]

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