If you’re tired of the same old trail mix and chips, Whole Foods has you covered. On top of its already varied and original stock of organic snacks, the supermarket has just announced its new partnership with Grub — an edible insect company. Starting in late December, Whole Foods will be selling Grub’s seasoned roasted […]

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You know how NASA, other various space programs and a few astronomy folk have been trying to tackle the Mars frontier for decades? Honestly, they don’t need to go too far. Birdsville, Australia, is surrounded by hundreds of sand dunes, dry landscapes and unbelievably desolate expanses. It’s basically another planet. Birdsville is bumpin’ with a […]

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Earlier this year, the United Kingdom held its first ever Miss Transgender Beauty Pageant. Within the specifications of the pageant, each contestant must be a transgender women living full time. Now, my knowledge of beauty pageants may only go as far as occasionally watching the TLC classic “Toddlers and Tiaras”, or knowing that the 2012 […]

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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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Dear George Lawlor, Recently, George Lawlor, a student at Warwick University in the United Kingdom, told the world that “This Is Not What a Rapist Looks Like” in a photo accompanying an article about the “waste of time” consent class he was invited to on Facebook. According to him, the invite was “a massive, painful, […]

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If you’re a hoverboard rider, please stop. I have decided they are ridiculous and useless, so please stop riding them. First of all, they don’t even hover; they have wheels. These contraptions are essentially skateboards with two giant wheels on the end instead of four on the bottom. It’s like someone wanted to market a […]

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On Wednesday Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest reigning monarch. Social media exploded with both throwback and current photographs of moments throughout her 63-year reign. For all of Wednesday, the Internet was infatuated with Queen Elizabeth II, congratulating her for an apparent achievement. Since the 17th century, the United Kingdom has had a constitutional monarchy, which […]

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When I was 10 years old, I used to use the Internet to play on Club Penguin. A few years after I got out of that phase, I heard about how the chats between players were being regulated, as they did not want kids exposed to abusive or sexual language. In addition, they wanted to […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Scotland has voted no in a poll for independence Thursday, but it remains historically significant for a number of reasons. The Background: Scotland went through the task of deciding whether or not it wanted to remain a member of the United Kingdom or strike out on its own as an […]

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