Image Source: afp.com "Unusual" Evidence Found Dinosaurs Eating Mammals When touring a museum collection in China, Hans Larsson, a professor of biology at McGill University's Redpath Museum in Montreal, noticed a mammal's foot preserved inside fossilized entrails of a Microraptor zhaoianus. This is just the 21st instance of a fossilized dinosaur and its last meal that is known to exist. Image Source: afp.com Following Christmas "Strike Drills of Beijing," Taiwan Plans to Prolong Required Military Service by 1 Year Taiwan is expected to announce its intention to extend the existing four-month mandatory military service to a year, according to reports. This comes days after China's military claimed it had conducted "strike drills" near Taiwanese sea and airspace. The more stringent service criteria might be put into effect as early as 2024. Image Source: afp.com Reports Predict, World Economy is Entering a Recession in 2023 The world will experience a recession in 2023, according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). A lot of economies will experience declines as a result of higher borrowing costs that are to combat inflation. In 2023, the globe will come to a standstill as authorities fight against rising prices. Image Source: afp.com China is Removing COVID Quarantine Requirement for Foreign Visitors After self-imposed global isolation for 3-years under the Zero Covid policy, which crippled the long-standing public interest and economy, China will no longer place incoming travelers under quarantine as of January 8. This will allow the nation to finally emerge from its three-year long global isolation. Image Source: afp.com Customers Stranded, Call Centers Overloaded Due to Southwest Airlines Disruption The travel chaos caused by last week's winter weather has continued into this week, giving headaches to everyone, from Southwest Airlines’ CEO Bob Jordan, airline staff, and, most importantly, its passengers. According to flight tracking website FlightAware, about 8,200 flights had been delayed as of 10:50 p.m. ET on Monday. Moreover, 3,900 flights had already been cancelled. Image Source: afp.com 22 Most Discussed Red Carpet Outfits of 2022 Live events, and hence red carpet pageantry, returned in full force this year, drawing seasoned show business fashionistas out of hibernation and swiftly creating new icons. The end effect was a creative explosion as entertainers tried to break as many laws as possible in order to be talked about. The Red Carpet Renegades who garnered the most attention in 2022 are listed below. Image Source: afp.com Picasso's Eldest Daughter, Maya Ruiz-Picasso, Passed Away at 87 Maya Ruiz-Picasso, Pablo Picasso's eldest daughter and the one in charge of preserving her father's legacy, passed away in Paris. She was 87. The relationship between Ruiz-Picasso and her father is the focus of a current display at the Picasso Museum in Paris. Image Source: afp.com The Top 15 Android Games of 2022 In 2022, mobile gaming remained dominant. There were several well-known releases, some of which have amassed tens of millions of downloads and a sizable player base. The moment has come to identify the best and properly reward them. The majority of the games on list are free to play, as they typically are. Although we are aware that some people dislike those, they have advanced since the past. Image Source: afp.com Glass Act: Researchers Share Frog Transparency's Hidden Mechanisms According to research published Thursday in the journal Science, some frogs in South and Central America have the unusual ability to switch between seeming virtually transparent and not. These nocturnal frogs hang from tree leaves to sleep during the day. Their tiny, transparent, greenish shapes don't cast shadows, making them virtually undetectable to birds and other predators flying above or below. However, northern glass frogs acquire an opaque reddish-brown tint as they awaken and begin to hop around in search of insects and mates. Image Source: afp.com 'Avatar: The Way of Water' Soars, Earning $8 Million More than Anticipated Disney's "Avatar: The Way of Water" performed significantly better on Christmas than the studio had anticipated, as industry watchers reported yesterday. Instead of $21.5 million, the actual domestic gross was $29.5 million. Instead of $54 million as originally reported, the total in three-day weekend was $64 million, for a total of $261,682,000. Image Source: afp.com With "Shadow High" Video Release, MGA Entertainment Focuses on Content and Fandom Through its social media platforms and YouTube channels, the toy manufacturer MGA Entertainment keeps a close eye on the super fans for its several characters. Since its release in the middle of 2020, the Rainbow High doll line has been a success. MGA has developed a brand around female characters who attend a performing arts high school through a regular supply of short-form content via Netflix-licensed and YouTube series.