Jennifer Li

June, 2016

  • 9 June

    Four New Elements Are Being Added To the Period Table

    Four new elements are being added to the period table: Nihonium (element 113), Moscovium (element 114), Tennessine (element 115), and Oganesson (element 118). Scientists in Japan have managed to make the 113th element of the period table, and have named it after the Japanese word for Japan: “Nihon”. Nihonium will be …

  • 3 June

    Bagpipes The Penguin Has New Happy Feet!

    Bagpipes the penguin has new happy feet! In 2007, a little blue penguin lost his left foot when it got caught in a fishing line. He was rescued and hereby named, Bagpipes. But this week, Bagpipes got a new 3D printed limb fitted for him, and now he’s back on …

  • 2 June

    Horror Film “The Purge” Has Inspired Copycat Murders

    Horror film “The Purge” has inspired copycat murders. Indiana resident Johnathan Cruz is facing 3 counts of murder and other crimes, saying that he was inspired by the 2013 film, “The Purge”. The film, starring Ethan Hawke (who played Vincent, in 1997 Gattaca) and Lena Headey (who plays Cersei Lannister, …

May, 2016

  • 27 May

    Who are China’s Leftover Women?

    Who are China’s leftover women? Modern day Chinese women are being pulled in two directions: by themselves and their parents. While some modern Chinese women love their independence and self-empowerment, their parents may feel differently. China’s society is still quite Confucian in beliefs and culture: children are taught to show …