People consider conspiracy theories and those who believe them to be a small sector of people in society with overactive imaginations or too much time on their hands. Those who believe in conspiracy theories are also lumped together with people who seemingly live in a separate universe and create fan fiction etc. Conspiracy theories…
Author: Jino Chough
Saturday Night Live’s Mockery Provides Comedic Relief
According to Nate Cohn of the New York Times, President Donald Trump assumed office with the lowest approval ratings ever in telephone surveys performed by Gallup. More recently, however, after the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Trump’s approval rating was at an all-time nadir at 38 percent. For all other presidents, though, approval…
Memes Hold Massive Societal Influence
Memes Hold Massive Societal Influence Over the past several years, a new online culture has been sweeping through all forms of social media: memes. The original definition of “meme,” as posited by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” The second definition provided…
Nutrition is Not Easy
The general consensus is that certain foods are considered “healthy,” some are “unhealthy,” and others are to be eaten in moderation. As is expected, many of these beliefs are extremely varied, even among experts and nutritionists. Many foods exist that are deemed healthy by the public even though they are deemed unhealthy by many nutritionists,…
911 Has Lost its Effectiveness
It seems as though calling 911 has become an antiquated trend when it comes to emergency response systems. They say that with the growth technology, calling 911 has lost its effectiveness because they aren’t keeping up. Location accuracy, the time it takes for emergency responders to actually respond can be seen as only a few of the flaws. Is there a possible solution? Some are coming up with innovative ideas but their implementation will take longer than one would necessarily expect. What is left then of our 911 system is still unknown but hopefully in time, it will be revealed.
Nobody Knows the 1988 Olympics
The 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea was a landmark event and was considered a great success. However, there is a darker story behind such an epic event. About a decade before the Olympics, the South Korean leadership rounded up “vagrants” from the streets and held them captive in a group home in order to keep them off the streets. These “vagrants” were held in inhumane ways and it was hidden behind the veil of “cleaning the streets”. These events are still considered unjustified.
Legos Can Be a Great Investment
Resale-Value High for “Retired” Toys
Obedience Experiments Reveal Human Nature
People Behave Immorally When Ordered to Do So
Lefties Aren’t More Likely to Die
Ten percent of us are Southpaws.
New Horizons Reaches Pluto
We’ve now seen the edge of the solar system.