Uber to build flying taxis in France

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppUber is taking flight In its first research and development facility outside North America, Uber will build a center in Paris, France. Uber plans to invest $23 million in an electric takeoff and landing aircraft in France. The company hopes to unravel the technology by 2023. Uber believes that this technology is the way of the future; investing in air taxis will save their company in ten years, as many aerospace firms are already developing similar technologies. Airbus, for example, plans to…

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President Trump may unravel automobile tariff

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppImported car tariffs may be in the near future President Trump’s most recent tariff idea after the aluminum and steel tariffs is on imported automobiles. Trump has stated that he would consider as high as a 25% tariff on all imported cars. Similar to the aluminum and steel tariffs, the President will launch a Section 232 investigation in which he tries to determine if the imports harm national security. Only if it passes this protocol can he impose the tariff. It seems…

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Just Days Before her Wedding, Meghan Markle’s Dad becomes the Center of Attention

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppThe Royal Wedding is upon us. Just days before one of the most extravagant events of the year, on May 19th, there is an anticipated controversy of the commoner who is marrying someone with a long history of royalty. It was sparked when, as of May 17th, it is confirmed that her father will not be in attendance. There has been a lot of criticism from the public regarding her absent father during the wedding preparation. Instead of focusing on what will…

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Fight for the Safety of Children and Women

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppEach and every one of us tends to have an innate desire to preserve the innocence of children, regardless of our differences in terms of personal identity. However, there has been a longstanding debate over the exact age at which children should be able to make their own decisions. Although this remains indefinite across the world, nations have had to come to their own conclusions in the process of setting a legal age of sexual consent. The consequence of a lack thereof…

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Global Seed Vault to Save the World One Crop at a Time

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppWhile watching the world’s issues, some are planning for humanity’s long-term future. Crops are central to society, and seed vaults around the world ensure the survival of crop diversity. At the end of February, the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard took in its millionth crop as 70,000 were added to the world’s arctic storage cube. Monday, Feb. 26 also marked the vault’s tenth anniversary. “Hitting the millionth mark is really significant,” Hannes Dempewolf, senior scientist of the Crop Trust, said. “Only a…

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