Articles by: Brianna Ahearn

Polish Explores Claim to Have Found Missing “Nazi Gold Train”

Polish Explores Claim to Have Found Missing “Nazi Gold Train”

Search teams descended on southwestern Poland this week to explore a mountain they believe holds the remains of the legendary Nazi “gold train,” which allegedly disappeared late in World War II. The legend has mesmerized the local population of Silesia for decades. According to rumors, as the Soviets advanced on […]

by January 17, 2017 6 comments World
How Honest is Honest Co.? These are the Chemicals Jessica Alba’s Company is Allegedly Claiming are Organic

How Honest is Honest Co.? These are the Chemicals Jessica Alba’s Company is Allegedly Claiming are Organic

The Honest Co. is a Santa Monica business co-founded by actress Jessica Alba that has grown into a billion dollar company. The Honest Co. sells over 100 consumer products it promotes as organic, healthy and non-toxic. The company’s ethos, which touts its transparency and honesty, is under attack after another […]

by January 16, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
Radical Ideas for Eliminating Your Debt

Radical Ideas for Eliminating Your Debt

1. Move to a Smaller Residence Most people are accustomed to spending at least one-third of their gross income on rent or a mortgage. For many people, the number ranges closer to 40 percent or even higher. For those of you who are attempting to cut debt, even one-third of […]

by January 14, 2017 4 comments Trending
Scanning of a human brain by X-rays

You’re Doing It Wrong: Psychologists and Psychiatrists List 50 Pop Culture Phrases Most Commonly Misuses

Hard-wired. A gene for. Autism epidemic. Denial. Acting out. Closure. Most people believe they are familiar with the terms above, and even use them occasionally in conversation. A new paper by a team of psychologists and psychiatrists says that the public frequently misuses, misapplies and misunderstands psychological terms that have […]

by January 13, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled its long-awaited new requirements for food labels. Although they superficially look similar to the old ones, the content and calculations will be new. The changes were made to give more accurate health information that is reflective of new research as […]

by January 10, 2017 7 comments Science, 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 January 9, 2017 7 comments Uncategorized
Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Walmart is the United States’ biggest employer. Its low-pay and few benefits are controversial, since many Walmart workers then rely on social services to bridge the gap in human services. However, a new report by The Tampa Bay Times has highlighted another unusual and unexpected result of having such a […]

by January 8, 2017 8 comments Politics, Trending
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by January 5, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
Going on Spring Break Vacation: Consider TSA’s Top Tips for Making it Through the Security Line Quickly

Going on Spring Break Vacation: Consider TSA’s Top Tips for Making it Through the Security Line Quickly

For many travelers, there’s nothing more annoying than waiting through various security lines in the airport. The TSA screeners and their tools are a necessary evil, but if you’ve ever been singled out or had a difficult time removing your shoes, phone, laptop and medicine at the same time, you […]

by January 3, 2017 5 comments Trending, World
The Worst Things You Can Say to Your Significant Other

The Worst Things You Can Say to Your Significant Other

You Sound Just Like Your Mother / Father When a man tells a woman she sounds just like her mother, it usually causes a much bigger fight. That’s because women often have complex relationships with their mothers, and son-in-laws often interpret her concerns as nags. So basically when a man […]

by December 29, 2016 6 comments Trending