Articles by: Sarah Goodwin

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

A solar-powered airplane completed a groundbreaking flight across the Pacific Ocean last week, breaking several aviation records. The pilots also tested the limits of human endurance, demonstrating the body’s capacity to stay awake and alert for 72 hours. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Mountain View California, having completed […]

by April 1, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
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
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
Marketing Meets Fitness and Green Initiatives: London Pizza Chain Uses Runners to Deliver Pizza

Marketing Meets Fitness and Green Initiatives: London Pizza Chain Uses Runners to Deliver Pizza

Yes, you can deliver pizza without using cars. That’s the conclusion of a pizza chain in London, which had previously avoided pizza delivery because of their commitment not to use environment-polluting cars. Sodo is a U.K. chain that prides itself on local ingredients and ethical business practices. Sodo came up […]

by March 18, 2017 3 comments Food, Trending, World
To Live Longer, Do These Exercises at Your Age – 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60

To Live Longer, Do These Exercises at Your Age – 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60

When it comes to health and wellness, one size does not fit all. That’s the reason for that pesky reminder to “consult your doctor” before beginning any diet and exercise program. Although every person is different individually, research has been able to determine which exercises are most beneficial for you […]

by March 17, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
Muslim American Woman Will Compete for Team USA in Olympics Wearing a Hijab

Muslim American Woman Will Compete for Team USA in Olympics Wearing a Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad grew up in New Jersey in a typical all-American family. Her mother was a special education teacher and her father was a narcotics detective. She had three sisters and one brother, and all four kids were expected to compete in sports. Like many Americans, the family took their […]

by March 16, 2017 5 comments Politics, Trending
We Now Know Exactly How OJ Simpson Killed Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman

We Now Know Exactly How OJ Simpson Killed Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman

When OJ Simpson went to trial for the murder of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman, there were mountains of evidence against Simpson: bloody gloves, bloody footprints from a rare shoe that OJ owned, blood in Simpson’s car, and a damning police chase in Simpson’s infamous white Ford Bronco, to name […]

by March 15, 2017 4 comments Trending
7 Cities Other Than Flint With a Water Pollution Crisis

7 Cities Other Than Flint With a Water Pollution Crisis

The lead poising crisis in Flint, Michigan is an ongoing scandal that suggests the American water supply is less safe than people once believed. The Flint water supply became poisoned in 2014 after the city decided to switch its water supply from water drawn from Lake Huron to treated water […]

by March 13, 2017 5 comments Politics, Science