Articles by: Sarah Goodwin

Ancient Mayan Salvadoran Village is “New World Pompeii”

Ancient Mayan Salvadoran Village is “New World Pompeii”

Archaeologists are buzzing about the newest research at Ceren, in El Salvador. Ceren is the most well preserved Mayan village in Latin America. Unfortunately, the village met a tragic end when it was destroyed by a volcano sometime around A.D. 660. Professor Payson Sheets of the by University of Colorado […]

by November 15, 2016 9 comments Uncategorized
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smashes Sales Records: Is It Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smashes Sales Records: Is It Worth the Wait?

It will be a busy spring season for smartphones, with the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone’s anticipated iPhone 6 and 7 derivations. The early winner in the smartphone sweepstakes is the Galaxy S7 Edge. Debuting ahead of Apple’s next offerings, Samsung Galaxy S7 has already broken records for pre-orders […]

by November 9, 2016 6 comments Trending
7 Classic 1980s Experiences Today’s Kids Will Never Have

7 Classic 1980s Experiences Today’s Kids Will Never Have

1) Child Crossing Guards It may be hard for kids growing up today to imagine, but in the 1980s, crossing guards were often other children. Typically sixth, seventh and eighth graders were given a badge and a vest and asked to help police traffic and help other kids cross the […]

by November 8, 2016 7 comments Food, Trending
Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario Filho (Maracana)  stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup next June, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDAVANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian President Impeachment Trial: Will It Impact the Rio Summer Olympics?

Brazil, which hosts the 2016 Olympic Games in just a matter of months, has plunged into chaos with the sudden decision of the Brazil House of Representatives to hold an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff. The country had already been under scrutiny for what many saw as a lack […]

by May 9, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Comments on U.S. Education Policy

Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Comments on U.S. Education Policy

Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee for president, education advocates are asking what his candidacy means for education policy. Trump has not made extensive statements about his positions yet, but he has made his views known on social media and television commercials, and what he has to […]

by May 3, 2016 7 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
Kobe Bryant Through the Years: Rare Photographs of Retiring Lakers Star

Kobe Bryant Through the Years: Rare Photographs of Retiring Lakers Star

Kobe Bryant is playing his last game for the Los Angeles Lakers this week. The future Hall of Famer has played for the Lakers for his entire career, which spans 20 years. Bryant was drafted as a 17 year old and went on to great fame, fortune and success, winning […]

by April 13, 2016 6 comments Trending
Phishing and Business Email Scams: the Two Most Common Internet Cons and How to Avoid Them

Phishing and Business Email Scams: the Two Most Common Internet Cons and How to Avoid Them

If you have ever had an email address, then you have probably received a suspicious email asking you to donate money to a Nigerian prince. Although most people scoff at such emails, these scams have proven very effective at making money. Now the FBI is warning that a new generation […]

by April 8, 2016 2 comments Trending
Google’s Project Loon Aims to Change the World – One Balloon at a Time

Google’s Project Loon Aims to Change the World – One Balloon at a Time

“Almost the entire world is connected to the internet.” If you live in Europe or North America, then you will probably agree with that sentiment. Who in the world doesn’t actually have internet in 2016? The answer may be surprising. According to the United Nations, 4.2 billion people do not […]

by April 5, 2016 3 comments Science, World
Almost Extinct Sumatran Rhino Seen in Borneo For First Time in 40 Years

Almost Extinct Sumatran Rhino Seen in Borneo For First Time in 40 Years

There is rarely good news when it comes to endangered species, but now small positive sign has been provided by a sighting of the Sumatran rhino for the first time in 40 years. The endangered Sumatran rhino was declared extinct in the wild in Malaysia, with conservations warning humanity that […]

by March 21, 2016 0 comments Science, Trending
Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

On Sunday President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba for the first U.S. Presidential visit to Cuba in nearly 90 years. The visit is part of the opening of normalized relations between the USA and Cuba after democratic ties were reestablished in 2015. The U.S. Embassy is now open for business, […]

by March 18, 2016 5 comments Trending, World