Indonesia strikes again. Almost a year after President Joko Widodo passed a case blind death penalty law for all drug convicts, which hasn’t been working as well as he’d hoped, Widodo has announced a slightly more creative approach to his country’s ever-growing narcotics problem. The plan is to build a new prison exclusively for drug […]

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Are you at least 17 years of age? Are you free of cold or flu symptoms? Are you currently taking any antibiotics? Have you recently traveled to the Caribbean or a malarial region? If you have ever been nervously sitting in the waiting room ready to give blood, you’ve probably half-heartedly skimmed through these questions […]

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Wake up to an early alarm, have a quick breakfast, drive to work, work a full shift, drive home, then have a late dinner before going to bed. And the next day, repeat. Pretty standard right? Now imagine going through this daily routine for over a year, 480 work hours to be exact, without a […]

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Producers have always preferred to use real schools for films that take place in them. Why spend extra money building a set when the real thing already exists, right? And with the extremely limited funding for public schools, the extra money received from production companies doesn’t hurt. It’s a win-win. Well, almost. The problem with […]

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The Plastic Soup Foundation, an organization working to better the quality of ocean water by eliminating plastic waste, has recently encountered a major setback: microbeads. Yes, the small, almost invisible beads in personal care products such as toothpaste, face wash and shaving cream are in fact made of plastic. After they have washed your face […]

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Breaking news: the Catholic Church is yet again a step behind the rest of society. During his visit to the United States from Sept. 22 to 27, Pope Francis caught the attention of Catholics and non-Catholics alike. From immigration to the death penalty to a surprising stance on gay marriage, he seems to have covered […]

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