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The Importance of Sleep

Quinn Reinhardt

December 21, 2017

Filed under Science/Tech

Sleep is more than what we like to do for thirty minutes a night; it is characterized by a reduction of mental and physical capacity, and is crucial to our health and daily performance.   Dictated by our circadian rhythms, sleep is ...

HQ Trivia in Trouble

Emily Hahn

December 20, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment News, Business, Science/Tech

  A headline posted on Business Insider website on December 18, 2017 reported, “HQ Trivia was getting ready to raise money at a $100 million valuation, but some investors are reportedly backing off after learning...

Yet Another Flip Phone Patent Filed by Apple

Quinn Reinhardt

December 12, 2017

Filed under Science/Tech

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently published a patent application which was filed by Apple.  The application was for "an electronic device [that] may have a flexible portion that allows [it] to be folded."  The...

Flat-Earth Movements Gaining Popularity

Emily Hahn

December 7, 2017

Filed under National/International News, News, Science/Tech

In November, Mike Hughes, a limousine driver from California, made news for announcing his plan to launch himself into the sky in a homemade rocket. His goal was to prove that the Earth is flat. The flight never materialized,...

What is Net Neutrality?

Quinn Reinhardt

December 1, 2017

Filed under Politics, Science/Tech

In recent days, the buzz about 'net neutrality' has been surfacing on the news, on social media, and at the dinner table on Thanksgiving.  The question that we have all been wondering is: what is net neutrality, and why does...

Tarot Card Tutorial

Quinn Reinhardt

November 26, 2017

Filed under Science/Tech

When skeptics think of Tarot card readings, they think of an old woman dressed in robes and tacky jewels, hovering over a crystal ball in a room thick with incense.  However, this may not be what Tarot cards are all about. A...

Self-Healing Concrete

Ella Wesson

November 19, 2017

Filed under Science/Tech

Concrete, a commonly used material in the modern world, now has the potential to possess amazing abilities! New technologies created by microbiologist Henrik Jonkers can lower construction costs by billions of dollars through...

Apple Engineer Fired After Daughter releases footage of iPhone X before release.

Jonathan Kim

November 1, 2017

Filed under National/International News, Science/Tech

Ms. Brooke Peterson, whose father worked at Apple, has announced that her father was fired after allegedly leaking footage of the iPhone X.  Apple has not released a statement regarding this situation, nor have they conf...

Be Aware of Dirt and Flatulence

Emily Hahn

October 8, 2017

Filed under Science/Tech, Uncategorized

Dirt and flatulence are not just manifestations of poor hygiene and manners. According to recent scientific studies, these two mundane companions to normal human existence are thought to be serious culprits in the acceleration...

Are Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Caused By Global Warming?

Emily Hahn

September 25, 2017

Filed under National/International News, Science/Tech

Despite the overwhelming majority of climate scientists believing in the presence of global warming, many Americans refuse to accept the evidence. 97% of scientists who have published research papers on climate believe that the...

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