Sean Levinson

Sean Levinson is a Senior News Writer for Elite Daily, first joining as an editor in fall 2012. He was born in Long Island and received a Bachelor's in English at SUNY New Paltz. Sean writes about stuff that matters and sometimes politics.

Recent Articles

If You Need Any Convincing That Solar Roadways Are The Future, This Video Will Help

The brilliant minds behind Solar Roadways published a video detailing their world-changing project earlier this month, but its language didn't really grab anyone's attention. This new one from creator Scott Brusaw, however, most definitely does not m…
By Sean Levinson

Insane Video From A GoPro Launched Into Space Shows Earth Like Never Before

A rocket was fitted with a GoPro before launching into space, and it produced some awe-inspiring perspectives of our planet. The 20-foot rocket was launched out of New Mexico last November to test the “aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-…
By Sean Levinson

A Record Number Of Millennials Are Still Living At Home With Their Parents

Recent data suggest there are currently more Millennials living at home than at any other point in the past decade. According to Business Insider, a report published by Zillow earlier today revealed 21.4 percent of individuals ages 24 to 34 were livi…
By Sean Levinson

This Enormous Diamond Is Expected To Be The Most Expensive One Ever Sold

An auctioneer believes the largest diamond discovered in over a century could sell for more than $70 million. According to Yahoo News, the diamond known as the Lesedi la Rona was found at a mine owned by Canada's Lucara Diamond Corporation in Botswan…
By Sean Levinson

This Is Exactly When You Should Book Your Flight If You Want To Go Abroad

Booking a vacation early will usually save you money, but how early you should book depends on where you're going. CheapAir.com examined 1.2 million trips from the US to 74 destinations all over the world in 2015 to determine how far in advance certa…
By Sean Levinson

This Experiment Just Proved You And Your Dog Keep Each Other Healthy

The reunions between dogs and their owners were proven to have a literally heartwarming effect on both parties. In an experiment sponsored by Pedigree, three Australian dog owners were separated from their pets and, along with the dogs, fitted with h…
By Sean Levinson

Trader Joe's Is Recalling These Items Due To Possibly Contaminated Food

A major food supplier recalled hundreds of items due to potential contamination. CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington initially recalled just 15 items last week, but according to Huffington Post, the recall expanded to 358 frozen veggie and fruit it…
By Sean Levinson

An Erotic Theme Park Might Be Opening In Brazil And It Sounds Super Kinky

Brazilian entrepreneurs are looking to open an erotic theme park completely devoid of actual sex. The adults-only park known as ErotikaLand is planned to open just outside Piracicaba, about two hours from São Paulo, by 2018. Attractions will apparent…
By Sean Levinson

You Can Use This New Tool To Check Your Food For Gluten

A new portable device can almost instantly determine if a food item contains gluten. The device, Nima, was created by San Francisco-based startup 6SensorLabs, according to Live Science. Users place a small portion of their meals inside a disposable c…
By Sean Levinson

This City Put Traffic Lights On The Ground To Protect Smartphone Users

A German city put traffic lights on the ground to prevent smartphone users from walking into oncoming traffic. According to the Guardian, officials in Augsburg, a southern municipality near Munich, chose to launch the safety experiment after numerous…
By Sean Levinson

Scientists Just Discovered A New Jellyfish And It Looks Totally Unreal

A newly discovered jellyfish emits such brilliant light it seems to come out of a sci-fi movie. According to Mashable, researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found the animal late last month at a depth of about 2.…
By Sean Levinson

There Might Be Alien Life On These Three Newly Discovered Planets

Three new planets appear to be the universe's most likely locations for alien life. The planets, all of which are about the size of the Earth, were located by a telescope in Chile called the Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope, or TR…
By Sean Levinson

This Dad Has The Best Reaction To His Son Surprising Him With A New Car

The dream of any child with loving parents is to reciprocate all the care and support he or she received with the most lavish gifts. Fitness personality Christian Guzman lived this dream last weekend when he surprised his father with a brand-new luxu…
By Sean Levinson

Melting Ice Is Forcing Polar Bears To Swim For Days Without Food Or Rest

Polar bears are now swimming for hundreds of miles because the slabs of ice on which they reside are melting away. Biologist Andrew Derocher of the University of Alberta spent six years studying over 100 polar bears living off the northern coasts of …
By Sean Levinson

These Police Officers' Parody Of 'Hotline Bling' Will Make You Cringe

Canadian police officers created a music video to the tune of "Hotline Bling" to get drivers to obey a law. Since 2010, Nova Scotia drivers have been legally required to move to the furthest lane possible while passing a police cruiser stopped on the…
By Sean Levinson

This Alcohol Actually Makes You Look Younger As You Drink It

British drink makers have created gin that allegedly erases signs of aging. According to Huffington Post, “Anti-aGin” is filled with collagen, a natural protein that holds our skin together but diminishes as we age, resulting in wrinkles and loose sk…
By Sean Levinson

This Insane Slow-Motion Video Of Paint On A Drum Set Will Hypnotize You

The latest experiment from The Slow Mo Guys mixes paint and percussion to create a series of beautiful explosions. Gav and Dan, two of the jolliest Brits you'll ever meet, begin by pouring six different colors of powder paint onto an old bass drum. T…
By Sean Levinson

This 16-Year-Old Girl Died After A Fight In Her High School Bathroom

A Delaware teenager died after a fight in her high school bathroom. According to Daily Mail, witnesses said Amy Inita Joyner-Francis, 16, got into a physical altercation with another female student of Howard High School of Technology at about 8:15 am…
By Sean Levinson

This Drug Tunnel Connecting Mexico And The US Is The Longest Ever Discovered

Federal agents discovered a half-mile-long underground tunnel used to traffic drugs from Mexico to California. Measuring about 2,610 feet in length, the tunnel begins under a house in Tijuana and ends at a fenced-in lot in Otay Mesa, San Diego, Reute…
By Sean Levinson

9 Lesser-Known Prince Songs That Will Instantly Turn You Into A Fan

Earlier today, we lost one of the greatest musicians of all time, Prince. Some of you may be thinking, “I never really saw what the big deal was,” in reference to his most popular works. That's because you were never exposed to Prince's versatility a…
By Sean Levinson