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Mischief Night and Halloween Precautions

Mischief Night and Halloween Precautions

Halloween and Mischief Night, or Devil’s night as it is also referred, is typically a time of fun and silly pranks. However, authorities are urging families to take precautions on Mischief Night and Halloween, as these spooky holidays have quickly fallen upon busy Americans. Mischief Night, held on Oct. 30 in the United States, dates back […]

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Over 40,000 women still lose their battle with breast cancer every year. It is the second most common cancer that women in the United States are diagnosed with, skin cancer being the first.  However, with the help of breakthroughs in modern medicine and early detection of the disease, there are over two million survivors of […]

Victoria’s Secret: Another Case of Fat Shaming?

Victoria’s Secret: Another Case of Fat Shaming?

An ad recently put out by the popular Victoria’s Secret lingerie store is coming under attack, and raising questions about whether it represents another case of fat shaming from major companies. Recently, many stores have gotten heat from the public for what is perceived to be ads that portray women who are nearly emaciated, which can surely […]

Small Groups of Leaders Influence Human Tendency Toward Cooperation

Small Groups of Leaders Influence Human Tendency Toward Cooperation

Small groups of leaders influence the human tendency towards cooperation. Humans are social animals. Because they live in groups, not in isolation, they have a large influence on one another. A new study has examined how people can prompt their fellow citizens to behave in a social manner, i.e., work together to achieve a common […]

What Liberals Refuse to Discuss About Islam

What Liberals Refuse to Discuss About Islam

Many people refuse to have an important conversation about Islam. Like other religions, fundamental beliefs must be reconciled with living in the 21st century and modern ideas about human rights. Many liberals in the United States refuse to criticize Islam or say anything to critique the religion’s treatment of women and gays. Many conservatives refuse […]

Ebola Fears Could Drastically Raise Halloween and Holiday Chocolate Prices

Ebola Fears Could Drastically Raise Halloween and Holiday Chocolate Prices

Fears about ebola could end up drastically raising the prices of chocolate over Halloween and the holidays, say economists. The Ebola outbreak of 2014 is centered in West Africa, the area that grows most of the world’s cocoa. The price of cocoa, and subsequently the price of chocolate, have increased due to the epidemic, but is […]

Could Quantum Mechanics Change Forever After Shocking Electron Study?

Could Quantum Mechanics Change Forever After Shocking Electron Study?

A shocking new study on quantum mechanics is igniting discussion in the scientific community as it found that breaking and trapping the pieces of electrons’ wave functions may change quantum mechanics forever. A team of scientists from Brown University has looked more closely at electrons trapped in liquid helium cooled to near absolute zero. They […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Gets Major Breakthrough Study Suggests

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Gets Major Breakthrough Study Suggests

A new study suggests that chronic fatigue syndrome may have just gotten a major breakthrough. According to the Mayo Clinic, chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex disorder that is accompanied by debilitating fatigue, that experts are not able to explain, as well as a variety of other unbearable symptoms. There is also no known cause […]

Maggots Can Unlock Clues to Deadly Crimes

Maggots Can Unlock Clues to Deadly Crimes

While it might be difficult for some people to believe, maggots can unlock clues to deadly crimes. When someone brings up maggots or sees one crawling around, the typical response is a scrunched up face and an expression of being completely grossed out. However, maggots may actually be helpful little creatures. In a recent study […]

Can Too Much Dairy Be Dangerous?

Can Too Much Dairy Be Dangerous?

Can too much dairy be dangerous? People worldwide have always been under the assumption that regular consumption of milk has health benefits. In the past, doctors have claimed that milk, which contains a high amount of calcium, can help strengthen bones. It was even thought to help to fend off Osteoporosis, an irreversible disease where […]

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