There is a pretty good chance that you’re interested in improving your lifestyle. At this point, you might be broke, or you might live from paycheck to paycheck. The good news is that there is still time to rectify the situation. There are plenty of ways that you can improve your lifestyle and brighten your future. For instance, you can begin getting involved in cryptocurrencies. It might seem … [Read more...] about How Cryptocurrencies Can Help Improve Your Lifestyle
Discussing politics can be incredibly frustrating. When someone has completely opposing views to yours, it's easy to dig your heels in and turn a discussion into a full-blown argument. You might feel hurt, angry, or sad about the other person's stance on an issue, especially if it is one that is close to your heart. But what happens if it's not a random person from high school, but one of your … [Read more...] about How to Talk Politics with Friends Who Have Opposing Views
I won’t mention the ‘C’ word just yet, but It's that time of year again! The nights are getting longer, the weather is getting colder, and everyone's gets cozied up in front of the TV to binge watch their favorite shows - Not that we don’t do it all year round anyway. Some of our favorite programmes are coming back round to see us through until it’s acceptable to start watching Christmas movies … [Read more...] about News on the Most Popular TV Shows this Fall
When the spring and summer months roll in, an increase in diseases caused by insect bites could be imminent, including Zika. Little is known about the stage at which pregnancies are affected by the virus and when the human fetus is most susceptible to brain abnormalities such as microcephaly. Now, University of Missouri researchers found that the human fetus may be most vulnerable to Zika very … [Read more...] about Research #LikeaGirl: An Interview with Megan Sheridan
I received a free copy of Real American: A Memoir in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. When I opened to the first page of Real American: A Memoir by Julie Lythcott-Haims, I knew I was going to be treated to a compelling and deeply personal story of a brave woman. I knew I was going to think about (and rethink and rethink) race, gender, and class. I knew I would be … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You Need to Read ‘Real American: A Memoir’
The wage gap is certainly a hot topic today. Like healthcare, it’s an issue people often talk about, but it is difficult to understand fully. What exactly is the wage gap, and what does it mean for women in the U.S. today? We’re going to break it down and explain some of the most complicated parts of understanding the wage gap today. What is the Wage Gap? Put simply; the wage gap is a … [Read more...] about Understanding the Complications of the Wage Gap in the U.S.
Deciding to travel while young is one of the best choices you can make if you want to avoid big regrets in later life. It’s a big old intimidating world out there. Setting out to explore it while you’re still relatively mobile is an excellent way to make it a little more manageable and before you get too deep into a high-maintenance career, collect some experiences and insights to strengthen your … [Read more...] about The Highest And Lowest Parts Of The World
You’ve probably heard of the term “cultural appropriation” before, and hopefully know that it’s a bad thing. But what exactly does it mean to be an appropriator? And how can you avoid appropriating someone else’s culture while still appreciating it? These are not always simple questions to answer, but in our closely-connected global society, it’s important to ask them so that we can all learn how … [Read more...] about Appropriation 101: What It Is and How to Avoid Being an Appropriator
Healthcare is certainly a hot-button issue in the United States right now. With all the discussion about Obamacare and Trumpcare, co-pays, and deductibles, it can be hard to keep up. But don’t worry if you’re feeling a bit confused. We have some answers to 8 questions millennials have about healthcare in the U.S. right now. 1. What Exactly is Health Insurance? At its core, health insurance … [Read more...] about 8 Issues Millennials Have With Healthcare in the U.S.
Certain individuals work in restaurants as a lifestyle choice: they love the fast pace, meeting new faces, the quick jokes, and sometimes the easy-flowing alcohol. During busier times, if everything’s going well, a team of skilled cooks and waiters can enter a kind of adrenaline-fueled flow state that’s hypnotic and addictive. Other individuals choose the job as a break from a mentally draining … [Read more...] about Your Favorite Restaurants are Accused of Stealing
To be asked to name famous engineers is no easy task, but to be asked to name female engineers would make the answer much more difficult, wouldn’t it? It is interesting to think about it, given that without engineers our lives would be significantly different. Our homes, our cars, and our tools all include elements that are made possible by engineers. Would women really not be a part of all these … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More Women Studying Engineering?