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Supporting Black Lives Matter Protesters!

June 29, 2020 1:42pm | Deven Garcia

On Monday  I worked along with a mentor,  Chef Ricky (@chef_dmv) to help feed those protesting in Washington, Dc. We set up a table on K street NW and served all those we could, about 107 plates were made. We brought tons of food.  The […]

Seafood Scam

June 12, 2020 4:36am | Aamiyah Stewart

Two restaurant owners have been sentenced to 723 years in prison in Thailand, after defrauding the public with a seafood promotion. Apichart Bowornbancharak and Prapassorn Bawornban sold vouchers to customers that entitled them to use their seafood buffet at an extremely low price. But they […]

Coronavirus spreads to fruit and vegetable packers

June 12, 2020 4:35am | Aamiyah Stewart

From apple packing houses in Washington state to farmworkers in Florida and a California county known as “the world’s salad bowl,” outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are emerging at U.S. fruit and vegetable farms and packing plants. A rising number of sick farm and packing […]

Microplastics Falling From the Sky…

June 12, 2020 4:35am | Aamiyah Stewart

As being carried by the wind, dust particles from places such as the Sahara Desert can float halfway around the world before settling to the ground. As the plastics discarded by humans break down into tiny pieces in the environment, they, too, drift through the […]

Coronavirus Vaccine

June 12, 2020 4:34am | Aamiyah Stewart

When President Trump announced last month that a vaccine against the new coronavirus could be available by the end of the year or sooner, his claim was met with a mix of hope and disbelief. The search for vaccines often ends in failure, and the […]

Black LGBTQ Youth

June 12, 2020 4:29am | Ayanna Smith

Black LGBTQ youth disproportionately struggle with their mental health due to a toxic combination of racism, homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia. It’s important to provide them with support, especially during these difficult times. Here’s how you can help them. https://www.advocate.com/youth/2020/6/02/how-support-black-lgbtq-youth-mental-health?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=youth  

The Monster Study

June 12, 2020 4:28am | Ayanna Smith

The ‘Monster Study’ was a psychological experiment conducted by Dr. Wendell Johnson and Mary Tudor on 22 orphan children in 1939. Amidst the study’s extremely low ethical standards, its results were never published, for Johnson feared that it would be likened to numerous experiments carried […]

Will the U.S. military turn on their citizens under Trump’s order?

June 12, 2020 4:26am | Ayanna Smith

People tend to have an optimistic view that says that good always wins at the end and that if pressed good people will resist tyranny and in fact turn on the tyrants. But in fact a lot of the time, evil wins. Thomas Jefferson wrote […]

Some psychological disorders most people don’t know about

June 12, 2020 4:25am | Ayanna Smith

1. Boanthropy: Those who suffer from the very rare — but very scary — mental disorder. Boanthropy believes they are cows, often going as far as to behave as such. Sometimes those with Boanthropy are even found in fields with cows, walking on all fours […]

What is one of the coolest obscure historical facts?

June 12, 2020 4:22am | Ayanna Smith

Way back in Ancient Greece, in early to mid 300 BC, there lived a courtesan named Phryne. This painting of her, obviously done long after her death, may seem kind of weird at first but I assure you that all will be explained. Also, her […]