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Today’s Solutions: July 18, 2024

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Marvel superhero tackles climate change and social injustice

There’s a new Marvel superhero in town, and she’s a Puerto Rican heroine pumped to tackle climate change, political corruption, and all the intertwined social injustices. In an upcoming installment of the graphic novel series La Boriqueña, the Nuyorican (a portmanteau that refers to Read More...

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Marvel at the power of the finger snap

Turns out the simple snap is a physics gold mine. Thanks to high-speed video footage from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, exactly how impressive the movement is has been exposed. The research group, led by Saad Bhamla, actually took inspiration from Marvel’s 2018 smash hit Avengers: Infinity War. Read More...

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Marvel launches new comic featuring real life heroes: nurses

Although Spiderman and Black Panther are the heroes of our fantasy worlds, the heroes of our real world, especially in 2020, are doctors, nurses, and other frontline workers. Marvel is capping off the year with a recognition of these real-life heroes in the form of a comic book about real-life Read More...