Elias Marat


Journalist from the West Coast covering politics, ecology, international relations, culture, science & tech, crime & policy beats. Currently based in Latin America.

News  |  Science & Tech

Japan’s life-size, fully functional 55,000-pound Gundam is now complete

Late last month, footage emerged of Japan’s full-sized Gundam robot testing the ...

Environment  |  News

With 194 BILLION masks and gloves used monthly, new wave of pollution hits oceans and beaches

A new, sad side effect of the pandemic is millions of pieces of discarded personal...

News  |  Politics

Report: White House asked SD governor about how Trump can be added to Mount Rushmore

The White House has reportedly reached out to the governor of SD with a monumental...

Good News  |  News

Man sentenced to life in prison for selling less than a gram of marijuana will finally be freed

A U.S. military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison over less than $30 of ...


Inmate Released Due to Virus Kills Woman Who Accused Him of Violent Rape

A suspect in a rape case who was released from jail due to the COVID-19 pandemic l...

News  |  Politics

Washington DC enjoys 3-day weekend as millions in U.S. face unpaid bills, evictions, hunger

Lawmakers left Washington, D.C. to enjoy a 3-day weekend despite the dire uncertai...

Good News  |  News  |  Science & Tech

‘Smart’ face mask from Japan translates 8 languages, boosting communication in ‘new normal’

Engineers have designed a smart facial mask that can help not only amplify voices,...

Health  |  News  |  Science & Tech

Canada approves psilocybin or ‘magic mushroom’ therapy for 4 dying cancer patients

Canada’s top doctor has approved the use of magic mushrooms to help ease the pai...