It has been declared that fast food is weirdly-delicious and mighty convenient to almost all people in the industrial world. Individuals recognize fast food or “junk food” as that which comes with triple the suet at half the cost, commonly paired with overload packaging and flimsy paper napkins. How interesting that the value meal slaps the brain’s economy and draws in just about every curious individual at one point or another. Highly processed junk foods can affect the brain the same way as drug abuse. As farfetched as this may seem, there is no doubt that this can lead to full-fledged food addiction for a myriad of folks that simply can’t cut back. The science of food addiction is still outstanding, but it probably won’t come as a surprise to hear that food can indeed cause dependency; in fact, it is so irresistible that Swan’s have developed a fatty fix of their own.Read More
Twelve years is all humanity has to start making changes to keep this planet alive.
The Washington Post said, “the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climate Assessment reports late last year made it clear that the world must cut carbon dioxide emissions by at least 45 percent in 12 years to preserve any hope of maintaining a livable planet.”Read More
The pressures on Millennials are harder than past generations because of the negative stereotypes surrounding them. One pressure they face is to stay in a job at a company that seemingly doesn’t care about them. Employers want to keep employees to build loyalty and trust in the company, but quickly replace employees when they leave. Very few Milennial employees feel an attachment to their employer because their 401k retirement plan enables them to hop around from job to job in different companies when offered a raise.
Currently, roughly 37 million people worldwide suffer from HIV infection. The ubiquity of HIV, a virus that infiltrates and disrupts the body’s ability to fight infections, has consequently made it ever-apparent that the virus poses an intricate, relentless battle for doctors to overcome and eliminate permanently.Read More
How odd that we waste away our lives as we watch others live theirs via a boxed screen glued to our wall.
It truly is the most interesting time to be alive—we tend to swamp ourselves in mindless garbage and cynically bogus reality television. We tend to view material that does know good for the betterment of our knowledge. We know that most of what we see is staged, and we know that just about everything is sold for our dreamy pleasure, yet we choose to cooperate.Read More
The ever-daunting term, workism, is subsumed under two core areas: the belief that work is not only vital to economic production, but also the leading hallmark of one’s identity and life’s purpose—defined by economist Derek Thompson.
The trust between companies and the publics are being broken by there being a breach in the privacy for the customers. Ancestry DNA testing companies have now given permission to the FBI to access the DNA, but this is leaving many customers betrayed and upset that their information was given away without formal consent.Read More
Many would agree that while college campuses have always been a center of politically and culturally progressive thought, today’s students take a larger interest in the promotion of progressive politics than they have in the past. It would be difficult to find any college student who confessed support for the social ills often the subject of criticism from campuses across the nation: racial and gender inequality, wealth disparity, man made climate change, and so on. Any person that possessed the virtue of reason could find no stance from which to combat the concerns that many express on these topics.Read More
Millions of people of all ages use the internet daily whether it be through a computer, tablet, or phone. A plentiful proportion of those users are young children on gaming sites and video sites such as Youtube.
The internet is not regulated and with children being so tech-savvy nowadays it is hard to know what exactly they are getting themselves into. Parents do not want to have to regulate their child's every move, so Youtube came up with an apparent solution. Youtube Kids was launched on February 23, 2015 with the concept of having a safe place for kids to explore and watch videos.
There may be a sentiment that exists on progressive college campuses such as Sonoma State University that as the importance of mental health has risen in public awareness, its significance has also been undermined as a trend or punchline of a joke. But criticism of the “trendiness” of mental illness overlooks the epidemic of mental illness among American youth.Read More
Fast fashion is taking the fashion industry by storm with cheap prices and staying up to date with the latest trends. However, stealing high fashion designers artistic work, creating a cheaper version and making a profit is not ethical, but of course is in high demand. The reason they call it fast fashion is that it is fast on picking up the trends and current styles that the celebrities are wearing and putting it on the market at a way lower price. Stores like Fashion Nova, Forever 21, H&M, Boohoo, and more are stores that rely on other’s creativity to turn into profit. Each week thousands of styles are created and implemented in the stores for the consumers and always ready to cycle out as the trends pass.Read More
Women have long turned to cosmetic surgeries to enhance their looks. Whether it be rhinoplasties, tummy tucks or facelifts. However, none of these procedures can compete when it comes to the popularity of breast implants.
Breast implants, also known as breast augmentation, is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed annually. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “Of the nearly 1.8 million cosmetic surgical procedures performed in 2017, the top [was] breast augmentation (300,378 procedures, up 3 percent from 2016).”Read More