November 10, 2017
In The Know
Fun facts and general knowledge
How to upgrade your iPhone without breaking the bank
(StatePoint) The busy lives of students can often mean a frequent need to upgrade tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. However, while you’re busy paying for books, student fees and other education-related ex...
October 30, 2017
It’s time to lay the stereotype of the ‘teen brain’ to rest
By Dan Romer, Research Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania. A group of teenagers hanging out. George Rudy/Shutterstock.com A deficit in the development of the teenage brain has been ...
September 29, 2017
How To Pass The Test
Whether you're in high school or college, tests are a part of your life for the foreseeable future. While they are your reality, they are an unpleasant reality. You're probably never going to meet someone who enjoys t...
September 1, 2017
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Labor Day
Most Americans will mark Labor Day with one last pool party, firing up the grill one more time before the weather starts to change, or with a get-together with family and friends. Labor Day is the last blast of summer...
August 16, 2017
11 Things You Don’t Know About Presidential Impeachment
From memes on the Internet, to trending topics on Twitter, and even to members of congress talking about it, impeachment has been in the news. It has been just shy of 20 years since the country went through a Presiden...
August 15, 2017
Beware of The Bees: Is your soda can a deadly haven for wasps?
As summer winds down, let’s look at a cautionary tale that buzzes around this time of year. It is a nightmarish story about bees and while it may seem like an urban legend, it actually does happen from time to time.
August 10, 2017
Neil deGrasse Tyson on how to think outside the box
Are you a good problem solver? If presented with a problem, are you the type of person who can evaluate a situation and come up with a solution, or are you the type of person that needs to know the answer in order to ...
August 9, 2017
Don’t Put Your Life on Hold
For those of you starting college or who are already in college, I'm sure you've heard someone express the idea that "your job right now is to get an education."
Many in academia are of the mindset that you should ...
August 8, 2017
How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names?
Hugo. Katrina. Sandy. Rita. Ivan. These names strike fear into the hearts of anyone who was in their path. They are, of course, names of some of the most dangerous hurricanes and tropical storms in the last 30 years.
July 10, 2017
What exactly is sin?
If you've grown up in church or around religious people, you've probably heard the word "sin" all your life. If you don't go to church, you've probably encountered this concept somewhere in your interactions with reli...