Our planet is beautiful. It’s full of marvelous places and populated by diverse creatures, yet we are killing it. I am not here to point my finger toward all of mankind saying, “Look what you’ve done,” as the stereotypical mother would do with her child. Honestly, I drive a car. I am also a smoker, […]

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We’ve all been high school students, and we therefore know that when we were told not to do something, we did it anyway. This is a problem parents have dealt with for years, but it has become a more important issue when it comes down to drug use. Since the methods adopted in the Ronald Reagan […]

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Not to be annoying, but someone needs to say it: Finals are coming, folks. We all wish that exams were like those supernatural myths, the ones where if you pronounce or announce them out loud, they disappear and cease to exist, but we all know that the struggle is actually real. Before you start damning […]

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Human beings are said to differ from animals because we possess logos, also known as the rational faculty that allows us to make decisions. Throughout the years, the world has witnessed a fierce array of philosophers who argued our superiority and our greatness due to our intellectual capacity: We are capable of understanding, of reasoning and […]

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“Put yourself in someone else’s shoes” is not just a common saying that people spit out because they’ve heard it before, but it is an implicit request of help and a silent lamentation. Usually, people say that they realize they cannot be understood when their view of the world is so different from others’. In […]

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Mark Zuckerberg never stops. According to Vanity Fair, the CEO of Facebook has decided to challenge one of the most important and well-known search domains: Google. Apparently, Zuckerberg wants to make Facebook become more than it is. Zuckerberg wants Facebook to take on a new form as a search engine. News, events and relevant facts […]

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Skepticism is good. Skepticism and weariness should be part of everybody’s personality, for we are not Alice and we don’t live in Wonderland. In fact, fake do-gooders play hide and seek before our eyes, and we often seem unable to detect them. This is the case of a new, brilliant excuse made up by some American […]

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Apparently, George Orwell foretold the future when he wrote “1984.” This time, however, the role of Big Brother is not played by one powerful person, but by the entire New York Police Department. A recent inquiry under the state’s Freedom of Information Law showed that the NYPD has been compulsively tracking cellphones between 2008 and […]

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Nature is stronger than humankind in every aspect. It is logically understandable that a part cannot be stronger than its whole. Every day we see humans challenging nature, we need to understand that sometimes, they are going to fail. This is true for astronauts who are pushed forward by a strong and determined willpower for knowledge. […]

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