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Olympics Draw Near, Experts Urge Officials to Cancel the Event

Olympics Draw Near, Experts Urge Officials to Cancel the Event

As more news about the mosquito-borne illness the Zika virus hits headlines, all eyes are turning to Brazil, home of Rio Janeiro, host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Zika virus is at the the center of everyone’s thoughts about the event, and now a group of individuals have posted […]

by March 28, 2017 7 comments World
How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

Toxic people are bad for your mental health. Although it’s easy to avoid these people in your random interactions with strangers, it’s tougher when your friends and family are the ones emanating negativity. Here’s how to eliminate these problem people from your life and establish boundaries that promote wellness. The […]

by March 27, 2017 7 comments Science
Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by March 26, 2017 0 comments Politics, Trending, World
Secrets from the Unabomber Collection at University of Michigan

Secrets from the Unabomber Collection at University of Michigan

It has been 20 years since the Unabomber’s terrifying saga came to an end with the arrest of Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski. Kaczynski is now serving 8 consecutive life terms for sending bombs through the mail. Although the public was fascinated and repulsed by the mathematician turned anti-technology zealot, Kaczynski has […]

by March 25, 2017 4 comments Trending
New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

When they say the phrase “love is in the air,” they probably weren’t referring to Smell Dating. Nevertheless, other mammals put a lot of stock in their olfactory systems when attracting a mate, so it was just a matter of time before humans decided to look into matchmaking based on […]

by March 24, 2017 3 comments Science, Trending
What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

The results are in and the facts about the American diet are not good. Data from 2009-2010 concluded that 78 million Americans are obese. By 2030, more than half of all adults will be obese. Americans are in the midst of a crisis of diet and exercise. In remaking the […]

by March 23, 2017 6 comments Food, Science, World
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Inspirations for Star Wars

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Inspirations for Star Wars

Many a Star Wars fan celebrates May 4 as a kind of informal holiday. Based on the iconic line, “may the force be with you,” the day recognizes just how popular the film series is, especially after its successful relaunch with 2015’s The Force Awakens. Even serious fans of the […]

by March 22, 2017 7 comments Arts, Trending
The Internet is Upset About Captain America Becoming a Hydra Nazi

The Internet is Upset About Captain America Becoming a Hydra Nazi

The internet is in an uproar this week about a comic book reboot of Captain America that has a shocking reveal: in the end of the issue, Cap flings an ally out of an airplane, looks at his captive and says “Hail Hydra!” Hydra is the Nazi-like group of villains […]

by March 21, 2017 6 comments Arts, Trending
The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

A bowl of cereal contains Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT). So does lighter fluid. Does that mean that your cereal is unhealthy and poisonous? According to many people, it means the cereal is filled with toxic chemicals that may cause serious harm. However, what this example leaves out is the principle known […]

by March 20, 2017 10 comments Food, Science
Harry Potter and Star Wars Go to War: Universal and Disney are Battling for Theme Park Supremacy

Harry Potter and Star Wars Go to War: Universal and Disney are Battling for Theme Park Supremacy

Universal Studios and Disney are locked in a battle for theme park supremacy. Sea World, which recently agreed to stop breeding killer whales in captivity, isn’t even on the same playing field in this war. What’s at stake? The title of Undisputed Theme Park Champion in the World. Disney would […]

by March 20, 2017 3 comments Arts, Trending