29 Aug 2016

Proxima Centuri: The Next Earth?

Every year like clockwork, scientists discover a star system that has potential to house life. Because these potential planets are so far away, discovering just how habitable they are remains a massive challenge for NASA and other organizations attempting to find life. Earlier this week, the next potential “Earth-like” planet was announced. The star is…

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12 Jul 2016

Happy Amazon Prime Day!

A month or so ago, I wrote an article about consumerism that received some backlash, and some of it rightfully so. Well at this point, since I have one foot in the deep end I may as well jump all the way in! July 12th, 2016 is the 2nd episode of the wildly popular “Amazon Prime…

animal testing
28 Jun 2016

Obama Signs Measure to Dramatically Reduce Animal Testing

Great news! Just last week, President Obama signed a new law that will set unprecedented protections for animals by restricting animal testing and requiring regulators to develop new technology-based alternatives. For those less aware: animal testing is done for both medical and cosmetic purposes, and subjects include chimps, beagles, cats, bunnies, mice, etc. The tests are painful,…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




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23 May 2016

Mars Attacks!

“I want the people to know that they still have 2 out of 3 branches of the government working for them, and that ain’t bad.” No, this article is not about that horrible 1996 movie “Mars Attacks” – which had a star-studded cast but could not deliver on any level. This is about how incredibly…

video games
23 May 2016

4 Ways Gaming Made Me a Better Person

In 2006, South Park debuted an episode of titled “Make Love, Not Warcraft.” In the episode, the boys from Colorado became obsessed with the World of Warcraft, a massive online role playing game that continues to host millions of gamers throughout the world. Cartman, Stan, Kyle, and Kenny became progressively addicted to the episode, going…

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20 Apr 2016

Elizabeth Warren Trolled Ted Cruz on Twitter

Before yesterday’s New York primary, Ted Cruz sent out an email to his supporters in which he details the sacrifices he is making to run for president. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for all those appreciate a good troll sesh, Senator Elizabeth Warren found out about this email. The email The tweets .@TedCruz whined…

music
12 Apr 2016

Music Gave Grandpa with Alzheimer’s Reason to Remember

I’m so glad I did this before my grandpa with Alzheimer’s passed away. It was one of the kindest things I’ve ever done for anyone I loved and it was inspired by the kindness of another. I should probably start with an introduction. My name is Matt. I run a musical project called Cool Music…