Entries by Wes Yahola

Inventors Create Gloves That Translates Sign Language Into Speech

One of the most difficult parts of being deaf and or mute is not being able to communicate with others. It’s like being a foreigner in your own country. Thankfully, we are living in the future. University of Washington students Thomas Pryor and Navid Azodi wanted to fix this problem, so they invented gloves that connect to a computer via Bluetooth. […]

High School Renaming Brings Out the Worst

The Austin, Texas, School Board apparently hasn’t learned a lesson from Boaty McBoatface. The board is considering changing the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary School as some don’t think it’s appropriate for a school to be named after a Confederate general. Unfortunately, the board has asked the public for suggestions in renaming the school. […]

Man used Girl Scout money, primate to pay prostitute

EUGENE, Ore.- As far as tips for services go, using an exotic primate to reward a worker for a job well done is unusual for the Pacific Northwest. However, the Eugene Police Department says that is exactly what Nathan Allen McClain did recently, when he handed over a “bushbaby” primate to a traveling prostitute, reports […]

Man dumps non-toxic green dye into Alaska creek as a prank

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say the green water flowing in the Ketchikan Creek that caused some panic and drew a response from multiple agencies was the result of a prank. Officials have determined that the dye dumped into the water on Wednesday is non-toxic. Ketchikan police talked to the man responsible for the dye, […]