Is Warhammer the Best COVID Hobby?

Space wolves from Warhammer.
October 30, 2020

"In the grim darkness of the future there is only war." That is a common saying for miniature hobbyists who play Warhammer. Warhammer is a tabletop game- one in which you build up an army, fight your friends,...

Murder Hornets

An asian giant hornet, commonly known as a murder hornet.
October 30, 2020

On October 23, 2020, ABC News released an article about recent sightings of “murder hornets,” also known as asian giant hornets. These hornets have been found in Blaine, a city in Washington near the...

The Laugh Track, Genius or a Mockery?

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The laughing track has been a part of our lives, being one of the most popular features on sitcoms and comedy shows. But why was it added, was it really effective, and why did some shows choose not to use it?
October 30, 2020

According to BBC, the laugh track was originally used after the sound engineers of live shows noticed the negative effects of the spontaneous laughter by their live audience. Another use was when previously...

Molecules on the Moon

Water molecules were recently found on the moon.
Water molecules were found on the sun-facing side of the moon, something that was thought to be impossible by scientists.
October 30, 2020

When we think of hospitable, life-welcoming places, one of the last areas to pop into our minds would be the moon. Gray and barren, Earth’s only natural satellite appears lifeless, cold, and hostile....

Homework Over the Years

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Everyone expects the amount of time they spend on homework to increase in higher grades. But how much does it actually change?
October 30, 2020

Homework is something almost every student is familiar with. From the start of middle school to the end of high school, it takes away free time, adds stress on already panicked students, and causes constant...

What Would Happen if the Presidential Elect Were to Die?

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With two old candidates, speculations as to what their deaths would bring have increased.
October 30, 2020

The health of the current presidential elects has recently been questioned, with Trump having contracted COVID-19 and Biden, 77, being generally old. With these recent occurrences the question has been...

May the Spork be With You

Using a spork instead of a spoon and a fork has several benefits.
Do you really need a spoon and a fork?
October 28, 2020

If you’ve never heard of a spork, it is a combination of a spoon and a fork, an amazing invention that eliminates the need for two different utensils; efficient and convenient, it’s possibly the best...

Psychology of Cliques

Everyone is familiar with the general concept of cliques, but what is really happening inside the head when they form?
October 28, 2020

We all grew up watching those early 2000’s teen movies, and believed that life in middle and high school was actually like that. With parties and football games everyday, it seemed like a dream. And...

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