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The State of the Union 2015: Addressing our Nation’s Progress

The State of the Union 2015: Addressing our Nation’s Progress

On Tuesday night, President Obama addressed the nation in the annual State of the Union speech, laying out his thoughts about the previous year in the United States and presented…

Musk to Mars: Here We Come

Musk to Mars: Here We Come

Elon Musk has done it again! Inventor, investor, founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and co-founder of PayPal, Musk is one of the top names in technology today. He is constantly pushing…

Surface Pro 3 Review

Surface Pro 3 Review

When Microsoft released its Surface Pro 3 back in June, it was dubbed as the tablet that can replace your laptop. It has exceeded these expectations. In fact, since I’ve gotten the…

Tragedy in Paris

Tragedy in Paris

On January 7, 2015, two armed assailants clothed in heavy vests and armed with military grade assault rifles conducted a terrorist attack on the office of the satirical French newspaper…

Boston Strong: Determining The Fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston Strong: Determining The Fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

This week marks the start of the trial deciding the fate of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which will determine his guilt in the killing of 3 and the wounding of…

Hypochondria in the Internet Age

Hypochondria in the Internet Age

The Internet’s changes to society have affected almost every industry, for better or for worse. Having access to such topics as currents events to instructions on how to do almost…

A Telescope of Astronomic Proportions

A Telescope of Astronomic Proportions

There seem to be as many inconceivable statistics attempting to depict the universe’s enormity on an understandable scale as there are stars in the sky. An example of these well-intentioned…

The Case for Driverless Cars

The Case for Driverless Cars

Driverless cars are coming. There are many technological and legal advances that need to be made, but the general consensus is clear: the use of self driving cars is inevitable. Google…

New Hints about the Origin of Life

New Hints about the Origin of Life

Far away in the depths of space, more than 25,000 light-years removed from Earth, there is a cloud of dust and gas known as Sagittarius B2. Clouds of this sort are known…

Ebola in the US: Hysteria and Hyperbole

Ebola in the US: Hysteria and Hyperbole

This is a scary world we live in. There is plenty to be worried about, from the our economic future to the NSA spying on us. But Ebola, in the…

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks

The terror plots which have surfaced in North America in recent weeks signify the spread of ISIS-related support to the United States and Canada, but the fact that individual threats…

The American Nightmare

The American Nightmare

It’s not a secret that American society has a deep fascination, borderline obsession, with secrets. If “we the people” weren’t so engrossed with the idea of illicit knowledge, then companies…

Artificial Nature: The Silk Leaf

Artificial Nature: The Silk Leaf

Julian Melchiorri, a graduate student at the Royal College of Art in London, has just made a significant accomplishment: the fabrication of the first ever man-made leaf. Melchiorri created his…

The Search for Earth’s Twin

The Search for Earth’s Twin

In the hyper-connected world of today, it can be difficult to imagine exactly how disconnected from each other humans used to be. Most ancient societies had such little communication that…

The Morality of Drone Strikes Against ISIS

The Morality of Drone Strikes Against ISIS

In these past few weeks, many militarily-empowered nations have taken an offensive stand against one of the most aggressive terrorists organizations facing our world today, the Islamic State of Iraq…

The Unspeakable Horror of ISIS

The Unspeakable Horror of ISIS

The video of Alan Henning’s beheading, released by ISIS over the weekend, spelled his name incorrectly: the video labels Mr. Henning as “Allen.” As if his execution wasn’t enough of…

Opinion: Music Piracy in the Digital World

Opinion: Music Piracy in the Digital World

With the ease of modern media sharing sites, nearly everyone in our generation pirates. The music industry has changed exponentially in the last few decades, with the rise and fall…

Power to the People: Climate Marchers

Power to the People: Climate Marchers

Earlier this week people from across 150 countries convened in their respective cities to march in unison for the reversal of crimes committed against the earth. Although it may appear…

The Not-So-United Kingdom

The Not-So-United Kingdom

This Thursday, September 18th 2014, could see the division of Great Britain, as of today comprised of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Island. The Scottish people will be gathering at…

Life in Space?

Life in Space?

As of this summer, a finding by Russian scientists has added a new layer to millennia of speculation about the possibility of life in space. The scientists in question have…

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