Articles by: Sarah Goodwin

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
First Automated Restaurant Opens in San Francisco: Will Robots Lead to Mass Unemployment?

First Automated Restaurant Opens in San Francisco: Will Robots Lead to Mass Unemployment?

The first fully automated restaurant has now opened in San Francisco. Eatsa uses robots to create and deliver meals. After guests order and pay using an iPad, their meals appear in tiny glass cubicles only 60 seconds after guests are ordered. After guests have eaten their meals, they leave without […]

by March 14, 2016 6 comments Food, Trending
The 7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions of 2015

The 7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions of 2015

Some experts believe that one in five filers who prepare their own taxes overlook significant tax deductions. Thankfully, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its annual list of most overlooked tax deductions to give you a leg up on your 2015 filing. 1. Hobbies. If you have a hobby […]

by March 11, 2016 7 comments Trending
Scientists May Have Discovered New Species of Ghost-Like Octopus

Scientists May Have Discovered New Species of Ghost-Like Octopus

Scientists are already calling a newly discovered species of octopus Casper, after the popular cartoon character “Casper the Friendly Ghost.” That’s because the heretofore unknown octopus, which was found on the Pacific Ocean floor in the vicinity of the Hawaiian Islands has a ghost-like appearance and seems almost devoid of […]

by March 11, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
How Tennis Star Andre Agassi is Revolutionizing Early Childhood Education

How Tennis Star Andre Agassi is Revolutionizing Early Childhood Education

Former tennis pro Andre Agassi is best known for being a brash, hard hitting champion on the tennis court. In addition to his wins at places like Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, many remember Agassi most for a slogan he once uttered in a commercial for Cannon – “image is […]

by March 4, 2016 4 comments Science, Trending
Ivy League Becomes First Conference to Ban Full-Contact Football Practice

Ivy League Becomes First Conference to Ban Full-Contact Football Practice

The Ivy League has become the first collegiate sporting association to remove tackling from regular-season season football practices, according to a report in the New York Times. The coaches voted unanimously to make the drastic change in order to limit players’ chances of suffering traumatic head and brain injures. Although […]

by March 1, 2016 8 comments Trending