The Antarctic Ice Sheet is Melting

Global warming: the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, the poles melting, fossil fuels. A kind of old story by now. When the theory of global warming first came out, everyone would always talk about it, feel worried and scared. Since the 2000-2008 period, this topic was all over the news, thousands of magazine and newspaper articles. But people have been gradually starting to forget about it. Read more

Slacktivism

Slacktivism: A New Kind of Activism Through Hashtags?

Everyone with a computer or a mobile phone has heard the word “hashtag” by now. Hashtags are used in almost all social networks like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine and more. But in case you are not completely aware of what a hashtag is, it is a word or an unspaced phrase. The word or phrase if prefixed with the number sign (#). Now on to slacktivism.
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Vaping Vs. The FDA

Before delving into both sides of this story we want to clear on a few matters. The latest news stories read: The FDA has proposed Regulations on E-Cigs. Notice the word proposed. The FDA does not have the authority to enact any new rules.
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The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. Most people who have been confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection developed severe acute respiratory illness. They had fever, cough, and shortness of breath. About 30% of these people died.
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