Articles by: Brianna Ahearn

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
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
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
Saturday Night Live’s Best 4 Sketches About Presidential Election 2016

Saturday Night Live’s Best 4 Sketches About Presidential Election 2016

The 2016 presidential election is already one for the record books, with businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump’s shocking run toward the Republican nomination, while on the Democratic side, new voters have been engaged by a Jewish Democratic Socialist. The crazy cast of characters that has emerged  includes an […]

by March 19, 2017 5 comments Arts, Politics
Disney Parks Peak Season Tips and Tricks: Gallery

Disney Parks Peak Season Tips and Tricks: Gallery

The summer is only halfway over and that means that America’s most popular amusement parks, Disneyland and Disney World, will be quite crowded until the kids go back to school. If you haven’t been to Disney Parks for a few years, then you might not be familiar with FastPass and […]

by March 10, 2017 7 comments Arts, Trending, World
Essential Tips for Your Last-Minute Memorial Day or Summer Party

Essential Tips for Your Last-Minute Memorial Day or Summer Party

Memorial Day is the traditional beginning to the summer for many Americans. People gather to watch fireworks, commemorate veterans, spend time with family, and barbecue. If you are planning a big bash for Memorial Day – or are looking to throw a graduation party, family reunion or other summer party […]

by March 9, 2017 6 comments Food, Trending
Secrets to Brewing Amazing Coffee

Secrets to Brewing Amazing Coffee

Americans are obsessed with coffee. Kuerig has replaced the basic coffee maker in most kitchens. There seems to be a Starbucks on every block. Surveys from Gallup say almost two-thirds of adults drink coffee each and every day. Unfortunately, despite more ways to find coffee, Americans are not always adept […]

by March 8, 2017 7 comments Uncategorized