New Coke From 1985 Returns, Washington State Allows Human Composting + 3 More Hot News of Wednesday, May 22

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Nexter.org made a list of the most important news you need to know this Wednesday morning (May 22).

1. Washington becomes the first US state to allow composting of human bodies

On Tuesday, Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation that makes Washington the first US state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. The law will go into effect on May 1, 2020.

2. The Oculus Quest and Rift S virtual reality headsets are out 

The two new virtual reality (VR) headsets are from Oculus, a company owned by Facebook. The Quest version has the ability to sense location in a room, and the Rift S is an update to the previous Rift model.

3. New Coke from 1985 is making a comeback

Coca-Cola is reviving its unpopular and controversial 1985 recipe for a limited comeback in the upcoming third season of Stranger Things.

4. NASA plans to send humans back to the moon by 2024

NASA confirmed it’s working with 11 companies to make sure it happens. NASA’s chief scientist Jim Green also said the first woman will be sent to the moon as part of the project.

5. UK bans plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds by 2020

The UK government has announced a ban on the sale of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England. In a statement released by the Department for Environment, Food and Agriculture, the changes will come into force from next year.


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