Mikah Sargent

Mikah Sargent

Mikah Sargent

Sr. Editor

Aspiring polymath and self-proclaimed Apple fanatic, Mikah can be found exploring the web for strange trivia or ogling over the latest Apple innovation. First and foremost a producer, he also writes tech stories and anchors for Newsy. In his time away from the Newsy-room, Mikah enjoys listening to obscure music (hipster), drooling over movie posters (graphic designer), and laughing at his horrible puns (Newsy-room).

Recent Work
Two ants are shown drinking the nectar from the wounds of a bittersweet nightshade plant.

This Plant Summons An Ant Army By Bleeding Nectar When Wounded

Laundry pods are shown in a pile beside liquid and powdered detergent.

Laundry Pods Are Convenient, But They're Still Dangerous For Kids

A bull elk is shown walking through the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

Elk Make Creepy Shrieks By Whistling Through Their Noses

A shark is shown with its gills prominently displayed.

Shark Gills Might Be Why You Can Walk

The Ink Hunter app displays a flower tattoo on a hand.

Augmented Reality Tattoo App Helps You Think Before You Ink

A super-thin e-ink display is shown adhered to a hand. The display is functioning and shows the No. 8.

This Ultrathin Display Is Basically A Temporary Medical Tattoo

A small white mouse stands with its paws against the side of a cage.

Scientists Created Stuttering Mice To Help People Who Stutter

Ian Burkhart, 24, plays a guitar video game as part of a study with neural bypass technology.

Scientists Help A Paralyzed Man Play 'Guitar Hero'

A lightsail is shown being pushed away from Earth by lasers from Earth.

Want To Visit A Distant Star? Hitch A Ride On A Space Laser

A cast of red crabs swarms along the sea floor.

When Rocks Aren't Rocks Because They're Actually A Pile Of Crabs

Protesters calling for the release of a group of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls gather outside Nigeria House.

Boko Haram Reportedly Demanding Ransom for Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Apple CEO Tim Cook stands in front of an MacBook on display.

Is Your Laptop Still A Laptop Without A Keyboard? Apple Thinks So

Two GPS devices are shown displaying navigational information for a driver.

Blame Your GPS For Your Crappy Sense Of Direction

Two hands are shown touching a robotic buttocks.

Why People Are Weirded Out By Touching Robot Butts

The "Prepare for Impact" airplane emergency preparedness app is displayed on an iOS device.

Your Plane Is Crashing; What Do You Do? There's An App For That

A simulated nuclear warhead sent from North Korea is shown destroying Washington.

Alleged North Korea Propaganda Video Shows Nuclear Attack Against US

Police carry plastic bags of opium after siezing more than 1,600 pounds from inside a fuel tanker.

Medical Experts Are Declaring War On The 'War On Drugs'

Pope Francis kisses the foot of a refugee in Castelnuovo di Porto.

'We Want To Live In Peace': Pope Francis Washes Feet Of Refugees

A still frame from a video made by Microsoft's A.I. bot Tay is shown.

Unsurprisingly, Microsoft's AI Bot Tay Was Tricked Into Being Racist

Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is pictured above its larger, 12.9-inch model.

Apple Announces Smaller But Equally Powerful iPad Pro

Can two iOS users find anything to love about Android?

What Happens When 2 iOS Users Switch To Android For A Week?

An iPhone is shown snapping a selfie.

But First, Let Me Take A Selfie (Because It's Also My Password)

A rendering of MTA's new high-tech bus is pictured.

Public Transit Needs To Catch Up With NYC's Wi-Fi-Enabled Buses

A finger taps on the screen of an iPhone 6S as it's being held.

Apple's Liquidmetal Patent Might Give Us An Everlasting Home Button

An image of two characters from "Addicted," a Chinese drama about two men in gay relationships.

China Bans Gay Relationships On TV, Among Other 'Unhealthy Content'

Republican presidential candidates Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) participate in a debate.

Trump's Rivals Complain He Broke Debate Rules; GOP Debates Have Rules?

Leah and Mikah dance to music while testing out Facebook Messenger's new Spotify integration.

We Put Facebook's New Spotify Plug-In To The Test

Christian Bale in Batman Begins

Christian Bale Wanted To Be A Better Batman

Six Flags just announced virtual reality experiences to go with some of t's roller coasters.

Virtual Reality On Six Flags Roller Coasters Seems A Little Pointless

Amazon's Echo Dot lights up in the foreground while a man nearby speaks to the device.

Dot And Tap: Further Proof Amazon Wants A Place In Your Home