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 […]

Sears Closes Store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Illinois

Sears Closes Store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Illinois

Sears will shut down its last brick-and-mortar store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg in Illinois on Nov. 14, 2021, which for many marks the end of an era. According to Transformco spokesman, the decision was part of the company’s strategy to unlock the real estate value and revive the space with another […]

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