Things people can do at home for diy STEM projects

LeBron James is halfway to becoming a billionaire, here’s how he built a net worth of $500m

Born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio, LeBron James started playing basketball in his infancy. Basketball soon became a way of life for him and when he joined his elementary school basketball team, he excelled. At St Vincent-St Mary high school, LeBron became the youngest person ever to join the USA Today All USA…

How this Black woman-owned real estate firm made over $100m in sales in just over two years

According to Forbes, African-American women are among the fastest group launching and owning businesses. Despite COVID-19 forcing many businesses to close, particularly, Black-owned businesses, African Americans are still winning big. One such entrepreneur is Tenisha Williams, who is the CEO of Elite Realty Partners, a real estate brokerage firm based in the South Florida area—Miami…

Columbus Police Killed Ma’Khia Bryant, 16 Year Old Foster Child Who Dialed 9-1-1 for Help

A Columbus, Ohio, policeman shot and killed a Black foster child named Ma’Khia Bryant in response to a 911 call. Allegedly, Bryant was threatening to stab other teen girls at her foster home. RELATED CONTENT: WHY THIS WOMAN LAUNCHED AN ORGANIZATION TO HELP FOSTER CARE YOUTHS According to USA Today, Franklin County Children’s Services confirmed…

8 Teens and a 12-Year-Old Shot at a Birthday Party Shoot-Out

Over the weekend in Louisiana, at least nine children were wounded in a shooting that took place at a birthday party. According to ABC News, there was a shoot-out at a 12-year-old’s birthday party due to an ongoing feud between some in attendance at the celebration. Eight of the shooting victims were boys and those…

CAN Bus To Control Appliances On Any Floor Of A Building

This project can be used to control multiple electrical appliances on any floor from any floor of a multistory building that has up to six floors. It uses a controller area network (CAN) bus and Arduino Uno to control the appliances. CAN bus was designed for multiplex electrical wiring required in automobiles, but it can…

World’s First Voice controlled Drone That Can be Used By Physically Challenged person

With the path-breaking progress in UAV technology, drones are now being readily adopted and deployed for several uses. Despite the advancement, many physically challenged people who wish to operate a drone are unable to do so due to certain limitations in maintaining drone stability in the air. But now they too can fly a drone…

Accessibility in STEM: How Tech Can Help Students with Disabilities Thrive – by Indiana Lee

From mobility impairments to intellectual disabilities and mental health disorders, disabilities are more prevalent than most of us may realize. Worldwide, approximately one billion people live with some form of disability, roughly 15% of the total global population, according to data from The World Bank. And within the United States, the percentage is even higher.  The…

Xavier University of Louisiana Offers Pathway for Students to Earn Master’s Degrees in Management

Historically Black Xavier University in New Orleans has entered into a partnership with Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, that will enable students to earn a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in management in five years. This unique “4+1” joint partnership calls for a 5-year program (4 years of undergraduate studies at Xavier plus 1…

Meharry Medical College Launches Its School of Applied Computational Sciences

Historically Black Meharry Medical College in Nashville has announced that it is establishing a new School of Applied Computational Sciences. The new academic unit will offer master’s degrees in data science and biomedical data science. A doctoral degree program in biomedical data science is planned to begin next year. The School will be focused on…

Neck pain isn’t just about your posture

Both personal factors and the time of day play a role in neck strength and endurance, according to a new study. The researchers found that while poor neck and head postures are the primary determinants of neck pain, body mass index, age, and the time of the day also influence the neck’s ability to perform…