Science/Tech

Enceladus, Saturn’s Moon, Could Sustain Life

While the Hollywood film industry fantasizes about life beyond Earth, NASA just proved it may not be just a fantasy for long on Enceladus. Enceladus, Saturn’s moon, was found to contain hydrogen after a 12 year investigation by Cassini spacecraft. Hydrogen is one of the main elements needed to support …

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Business

Burger King and Popeyes: A Whopping 1.8 Billion Dollar Deal

It seems that Popeyes has entered the “Burger” kingdom of Restaurant Brands, which owns Burger King and Tim Hortons. At 1.8 billion dollars, the deal reflects Restaurant Brands’ efforts to have an edge over competitors like Wingstop, Wendy’s, and McDonald’s. Popeyes has proven to be a safe choice thus far. The …

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Science/Tech

Newly Discovered Continents: Zealandia and Mauritia

At some point in our elementary school careers we’ve sung the continents’ names to memorize all seven of them. But now another question has arisen: how would Zealandia and Mauritia fit in? Zealandia Researchers found new information to confirm that New Zealand and some small islands sit on Zealandia. It …

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Literature

Book Review: Pride and Prejudice

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Thus begins one of the most popular novels known to our world, Pride and Prejudice. Creating a perfect tapestry of life in the late eighteenth/early nineteenth century, Jane …

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Social

Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds: The World Mourns

If the human race was a galaxy, it just lost two of its brightest planets. Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds passed away only a day apart on December 27 and December 28, 2016. Fisher passed away after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los …

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Science/Tech

Two Electric Giants: Tesla and SolarCity

Tesla has always been a revolutionary, but recently the company took their dedication of creating clean, energy-efficient solutions to the next level with a merger with SolarCity, a solar company based in San Mateo, CA. That’s not far from Silicon Valley, Stanford, and UC Berkeley, the tech giants of the …

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Business

AT&T Time Warner Acquisition: What It Means for You

Two of the biggest companies in their respective areas, AT&T and Time Warner, are used to doing big things, but nothing like the $85 billion deal that was recently announced. That’s right folks. AT&T is acquiring Time Warner, whose assets include CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT, Warner Bros., and Cartoon Network. …

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Politics

Vice Presidential Debate Analysis

The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of Daily Nova.   October 4, 2016: Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s pick for vice president, and Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s choice, shook hands as they entered the stage in Longwood University, Virginia. The moderator, …

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Business

Verizon Buys Yahoo for Almost $5 Billion

It’s well-known that Verizon has been a major figure in telecommunications, but it no longer wants to be just that. Instead, “Big Red” hopes to expand to a broader audience, and has already started doing so with the Yahoo deal that cost $4.8 billion. While this may come as a shock to …

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Business

2021 BMW Autonomous Car

The television show The Jetsons made viewers dream of the future, picturing a perfect utopian society with technology that eliminates all difficulties. Though we haven’t reached that point yet, a new announcement seems to take us one step closer: the guarantee of a BMW autonomous car by 2021. The Ultimate Partnership BMW, even with their …

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