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Olympics Draw Near, Experts Urge Officials to Cancel the Event

Olympics Draw Near, Experts Urge Officials to Cancel the Event

As more news about the mosquito-borne illness the Zika virus hits headlines, all eyes are turning to Brazil, home of Rio Janeiro, host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Zika virus is at the the center of everyone’s thoughts about the event, and now a group of individuals have posted […]

by March 28, 2017 7 comments World
Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by March 26, 2017 0 comments Politics, Trending, World
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
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
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 March 12, 2017 7 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

A four-acre peninsula in Central Park has remained unchanged and uninhabited – by humans, that is – since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Now the secret garden has been reopened for the first time in more than 60 years, promising unparalleled views of nature for the nation’s most populated […]

by March 11, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
Disney Parks Peak Season Tips and Tricks: Gallery

Disney Parks Peak Season Tips and Tricks: Gallery

The summer is only halfway over and that means that America’s most popular amusement parks, Disneyland and Disney World, will be quite crowded until the kids go back to school. If you haven’t been to Disney Parks for a few years, then you might not be familiar with FastPass and […]

by March 10, 2017 7 comments Arts, Trending, World
How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

For years, proponents of virtual reality have proclaimed that the immersive technology – which uses headsets to transport humans into virtual worlds – has life-changing potential. The VR revolution has been a long time coming. Technology companies have been hyping VR devices for the last thirty years. You may not […]

by March 4, 2017 3 comments Trending, World
Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

On May 19, 2016, Google Doodle honored civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese-American who was friends with Malcolm X. Kochiyama is a legendary civil rights activist to many Americans. However, her public endorsement of controversial figures like Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Osama Bin Laden. Kochiyama was born to […]

by February 26, 2017 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

In the 1980s, Salman Rushdie was subject to a fatwa, or death sentence, because of his novel The Satanic Verses. He was forced into exile. Although Rushdie had wealth and fame, his time in hiding taxed his resources. When Rushdie emerged, he and other writers formed the International Parliament of […]

by February 25, 2017 6 comments Arts, Politics, World