Eugenics

Eugenics: America, Nazi Germany, and Forced Sterilization

Eugenics describe beliefs and practices surrounding the improvement of humanity’s gene pool. Eugenics and gene manipulation are highly controversial topics, but they’re hardly new. Many countries around the world tried to influence their gene pool by means of selective breeding and forced sterilization in the past. Surprisingly enough, America actually started this process even before Hitler and Nazi Germany.
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Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom: Life of the Megaupload Giant

Kim Dotcom is a household name on the internet. Starting out as a hacker gone security consultant and ending up launching one of the biggest sharing websites in the history of the internet – Megaupload. Elevating filesharing to the next level, Kim Dotcom soon had to learn that American multi-billion corporations do not easily overlook lost profits.
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Laser Weapons

Laser Weapons in the US Military: The Future of War

Laser Weapons of all sorts are usually the most prominent feature of your favorite Science-Fiction flick. Colorful and incredible slow laser beams blowing up stuff in a galaxy far far away. That depiction, of course, is more fantasy than fiction. But it doesn’t change the fact that the US Military doesn’t just research Laser Weapons, it already has several in use.
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Video Game Addiction

Game Over: Video Game Addiction is Spreading

Playing a video game can be an enjoyable experience and is a great way to pass the time. Whether playing alone or online with others, video games continue to grow in today’s society. But having too much of anything can be bad for you, and video games are no exception. As a matter of fact, video game addiction has become a mental health problem that many experts still take issue in categorizing.
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EthicAd an ethical fair trade ad network for online advertising.

EthicAd: A Fair Trade Ethical Ad Network for Online Advertising

Saving the planet is not a task fulfilled in a day. Many companies and businesses are starting to refocus to work ethically, and it is about time that we apply the principles of fair trade to more industries. One of those early pioneers is EthicAd, an ad network that tries to bring ethical principles to online advertising.
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Diabetes

Passing Out and Having Doubt: Living with Diabetes

When I was five years old, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I won’t bother explaining what diabetes is as it has almost become a household name. It makes the news headlines on what feels like a monthly basis and everyone, including you, knows of someone with it.
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