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Facebook and Google: The Fall of the Silicon Valley Titans?

It is common knowledge that our lives are controlled by the smartphones that we hold in our hands. It is a baffling thought that a little device can hold so much power over millions of people at a time. Websites like Facebook and Google are part of our everyday lives to the extent that we don’t even think twice before using them.
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Bitcoin in Africa: Is Cryptocurrency Saving Africa’s Economy?

Bitcoin has taken the world by storm. Almost every internet user has heard of Bitcoin. Some have gone further and invested heavily in it. This is by either buying it or by teaching others on Cryptocurrency, all while others still grapple with the concept and fundamentals of what Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency actually are. Africa has not been left behind. The fire and zeal for Bitcoin are real, especially among the young people.
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Eating Healthy: A Big Fat Lie? Or A Sugar Conspiracy?

It’s 2018, and we have just made a bunch of New Year’s Resolutions, many of which pertain to getting fit and healthy. However, with hundreds of sources on exercise and nutrition, people are getting confused. We are looking at one of the most confusing nutritional debates of them all, fat versus sugar.
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Dark Net and Tor: Morality vs. Child Pornography

We have already looked at the Tor Project, the Dark Net and Silk Road from a variety of angles. However, we have yet to take a look at the good sites of the Dark Web. Even though many make it out as a criminal paradise, it does not contain nearly as much illegal content as many believe and mostly even adheres to a moral code of its own, especially regarding child pornography.
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Video Games as a Hobby: Debunking the Gamer Stereotype

The gamer stereotype. People who play video games – aptly dubbed “gamers” – are everywhere. Carefully hidden, of course, as they are experts when it comes to stealth. Gamers are actually just like you; although, unlike you, they might be hiding a Minecraft t-shirt under their day to day office attire. But, just like you, they’re waiting for their order at the coffee shop or looking busy in the cubicle across from you at work. Many of them don’t often announce to the world that they are gamers because when they do, they get weird looks and long silences, which makes the agonizing wait for their mochaccinos seem even longer and more awkward than usual.
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Silk Road Facts and its Online Sale of Narcotics

Ross Ulbricht is an American with some controversial ideas. He doesn’t like the way the government controls people through taxes, he doesn’t believe in explaining to The System what you do for a living, what you spend your money on or where you keep it. His life’s philosophy made him quite popular among his friends. He was seen as a visionary, a smart man with nothing but a desire to change the world, and he certainly did it with Silk Road on the Dark Web.
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Global Warming: The Coral Reefs are Dying

It is an open secret that the environment is fading away. Yet again, another chunk of the ecosystem is vanishing faster than expected. Coral Reefs have been on a sharp decline in the past 30 years. The colorful ocean base used to rage with life. It is now being replaced with an expansive grey region where life is increasingly absent. Our Coral Reefs are dying due to coral bleaching, caused by global warming.
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Food Proverb: How Food Slogans Mislead Us

It’s a characteristic of humans to pass down thought processes to their offspring. In so doing, proverbs from the Mesopotamian era are still with us today. It’s unfortunate that most humans never question them. They just swallow them, waiting to pass it on to their next in line. Like the food proverb “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. You have always believed that, right? Well, sorry, but I have to tell you, it’s a lie! Not entirely. But most of it. Today we’ll pause and question a few of these false food proverbs.
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Dark Web: Sex, Drugs, and Criminals?

The Dark Web: A Place for Sex, Drugs, and Criminals?

We have previously touched upon the Tor Projects, and how the Tor Browser enables people to surf the internet anonymously. While it does make sense and provides many people around the world with much-needed safety against control and oppression, there certainly is a dark side to it. Behind the curtain of internet privacy, there is a dark corner of the internet, called the Dark Web, but is it really as dark and criminal as everyone says it is?
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The Consequences of Grains: Are We Eating Like Cattle?

Grains are the world’s biggest source of food energy. Grains have the ability to form macronutrients from sunlight, fertilizers, water, and air. Dry grains, after harvesting, are more durable than any other staple foods out there. Grains are grown throughout the world proving that it has versatility and, since it is durable, it is used and is well-suited to industrial agriculture. But are they really healthy? Or are we eating like cattle?
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