toilet device for Astronauts invented by a 9-year-old lifestyle today news snippets nov 6

9-year-old invents toilet device for Astronauts; Tourists made to return 80km to clean the litter; US and UK, biggest plastic waste producers; Actor Vijay distances from father’s Political Party…..

A toilet device for the Astronauts invented by a 9-year-old

How to answer the call of nature without removing the spacesuit is a challenge, so a nine year old invented a toilet device for the astronauts.  The Malaysian prodigy, Zyson Kang Zy Shun was participating in the Lunar Loo Challenge (Junior Category) by NASA where the youngster where asked to provide ideas for compact toilet for the astronauts during their Moon mission, Artemis in 2024. The device, devised by Kang fits comfortably inside the suit. With the help of a vacuum astronauts can relieve inside the suit. The device received approval from NASA.  Invention is not only useful for the astronauts but also for Medical profession to relieve while taking care of patients.

Tourists made to return 80km to clean the litter

The Coorg police could locate the litterers based on the age-old belief that a culprit will always leave behind a clue. Two young tourists travelling by car ate pizza and threw the box on the roadside while returning from Coorg. The police who earlier in the week helped the locals to clean and beautify the area found the purchase bill inside the pizza box with the number of one of the tourists. After relenting at first, they agreed to return to the area of litter and deposit the garbage where it belongs.


US and UK : biggest plastic waste producers

According to a Guarding report, a latest researchh says that the largest amount of plastic waste is produced by UK and US citizens. The Asian countries were considered the largest contributors to plastic waste pollution, and the US was placed at the 20th position. However, when the unaccounted waste in the country and plastic waste created by exports to other countries were counted, the tallies changes and they ship half of the recyclable plastics to other countries. “The US is 4% of the world’s population, yet it produces 17% of its plastic waste,” said Nick Mallos one of the study authors. 

Actor Vijay distances from father’s Political Party

Actor Vijay distanced himself from the political party formed by his father SA Chandrashekhar. One of the fans clubs of Vijay Makkallayakkam was registered as a political party by his father. However, as per the report, Vijay denied reports of his entry into politics and said: “I inform my fans and the public that there is no relation whatsoever between the political party that my father has started and me, directly or indirectly.”

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