Articles by: Sarah Goodwin

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 March 7, 2017 7 comments Arts
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 February 28, 2017 5 comments Food, Trending
Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

The motives of former University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduate student who killed a professor, his estranged wife and then himself are being questioned amid allegations that another professor may also have been on his “kill list.”  It is now known that Mainak Sarkar’s first victim was his estranged […]

by February 24, 2017 5 comments Trending, World
Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Harris Cooper, the well-regarded homework researcher at Duke University, recently made the blanket statement that “[t]here is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.” The statement is a strong one, especially as it completely challenges the orthodoxy that elementary school homework is necessary […]

by February 23, 2017 5 comments Science, Trending
Best Home Improvement Hacks

Best Home Improvement Hacks

Home improvement can be as fun or horrible as we make it. Let’s examine some of the best home improvement hacks that will make organizing and creating a snap. Hide The Thermostat and Other Problem Spots Hate looking at the thermostat? Don’t like your fuse box? Have other problem spots […]

by February 22, 2017 5 comments Arts, Trending
FTC Crackdown on Herbalife Could Doom Other Multilevel Marketing Schemes

FTC Crackdown on Herbalife Could Doom Other Multilevel Marketing Schemes

Herbalife has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The diet and weight loss company has been in the crosshairs of the government for what regulators deemed a near-pyramid scheme. Herbalife is based in Los Angeles and has built a billion-dollar empire by convincing people it has the […]

by February 21, 2017 7 comments Food, Trending
New York City Startup Serves Up Rare Dishes Cooked by Refugees

New York City Startup Serves Up Rare Dishes Cooked by Refugees

Even in a city as diverse as New York City, few people have ever had a taste of momo, the bite-sized dumplings that are popular in Nepal. The traditional Nepalese dumpling is filled with meat, flavorful spices, wrapped in delicate dough and then steamed or fried. Thanks to a new […]

by February 16, 2017 4 comments Food, Politics, Trending, World
The Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy: Aliens or Comets?

The Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy: Aliens or Comets?

Astronomer may have discovered the most fascinating star of our time. At a minimum, the star is a complete mystery that demonstrates how much more we have to learn about the galaxy. At its wildest conclusion, the star, known as “Tabby’s Star” or “WTF” could be the first confirmation of […]

by February 15, 2017 1 comment Trending, World
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Why Russian Athletes Were Banned From Paralympics and Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee is in the midst of a battle with Russia, its athletes and President Vladimir Putin over what officials call a system that prioritizes “medals over morals.” Fresh off issuing bans to the entire Russian track and field team, the Paralympic Committee hit Russia with a total […]

by February 14, 2017 1 comment Trending, World
Twitter Will Break Into TV By Streaming NFL Games on Apple TV

Twitter Will Break Into TV By Streaming NFL Games on Apple TV

Twitter appears closer than ever to breaking into television, and the company is set to do it via a blockbuster deal with Apple and the NFL. Earlier this year, Twitter outbid Facebook for the right to live stream 10 NFL football games. The expensive deal – which was for $10 […]

by February 12, 2017 7 comments Trending, World