Articles by: Sarah Goodwin

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

The number of women potentially infected by the Zika virus appears to be growing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says more than 150 pregnant women in America appear to be currently infected with Zika virus. In addition, there are over 120 women infected by the […]

by January 23, 2017 6 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
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 January 18, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
KFC Fried Chicken Recipe May Have Been Revealed

KFC Fried Chicken Recipe May Have Been Revealed

A 770-pound safe wrapped in 24 inches of concrete houses the recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). The 11 secret ingredients that make up the flavoring of KFC’s chicken are further guarded by motion detectors and video cameras. All that security may be for naught, however, now that a nephew […]

by January 7, 2017 5 comments Food, Trending
How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

North Carolina became the first state to mandate discrimination against transgender people, including banning them from using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity. The law guts other protections for LGBT persons. However, the bathroom segregation law in particular is rooted in troublesome fears about bathroom violence […]

by January 2, 2017 10 comments Politics, Trending
Female Orgasms? There’s (Now) An App for That

Female Orgasms? There’s (Now) An App for That

Groundbreaking New App for Female Sexuality Remember the old Apple commercial? “There’s an app for that.” Now there really is an app for absolutely everything, including the female orgasm. Yes, that’s right, there’s a new startup on the scene and the company is taking itself seriously, despite the name “OMGYes.” […]

by December 19, 2016 5 comments Science, 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 December 13, 2016 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 December 10, 2016 6 comments Food, Science, World
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 December 9, 2016 10 comments Food, Science
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 December 2, 2016 6 comments Arts, Trending
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Spoiler Summary of New West End Play

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Spoiler Summary of New West End Play

Harry Potter is back in a big way! Several years after the seventh and final book in author J.K. Rowling’s beloved series, new material about the Wizarding World is being released in the form of a new play. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play which debuted […]

by November 26, 2016 7 comments Arts