Health Benefits of Tattoos

Think INK: The Surprising Health Benefits of Tattoos

Would you believe that tattoos are a billion dollar industry? According to recent statistics, over 45 million Americans have been permanently inked, driving the industry’s revenue over the billion dollar mark in the United States alone. So today, we’ll look at the health benefits of tattoos.

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Cuba’s Hand-Delivered Internet

In first world countries we can often tend to take the world of the internet for granted. For example, as you are reading this you probably didn’t think much about how amazing it was that you were able to easily get access to the web and read this article. However, for people in Cuba with massive restrictions, the internet can be a much more valuable commodity.
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Technology Psychology: Is Tech-Dependence a New Disease or a New Requirement?

In my lifetime I’ve seen technology morph our world. The use of technology is evident in most everything we do and it’s slowly offering alternatives to hands-on experiences. It’s a part of our amazing global connection and it’s allowing us to do extraordinary things in ways that were not possible before.
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Self-Harm Awareness Day: Can You Hear Me Now?

I used to work in a coffee shop with a dainty young woman who sported a tuft of brightly colored hair. With a toothy smile she brightened even the most decaffeinated of days.
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Milk: Veal Growth Liquid for the Masses?

From our first moments of existence, through our school years, and into adulthood, people all around the world have been consuming cow’s milk for the majority of their lives. It’s a staple of any kitchen, and is found in countless cultures around the world.
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Valentine’s Day: A Story of Commercialism

Every year around late January, every story all over the world turns a bright shade of pink. No, this is not pink with embarrassment; although considering the amount of brash buying and selling going on, maybe it should be!
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Japan’s Zero Waste Town

Since 2003, the small town of Kamikatsu, Japan, requires that all 2000 residents comply with a new recycling program: 34 types of trash to sort through — one the most meticulous in the world.
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Sexual education

Breeding a Generation of Sexual Illiteracy

How do we breed a generation of sexual illiteracy? Take a group of young teens and instead of providing necessary education about how their body works and what sex is, pretend that sex doesn’t exist at all and tell them that doing it is very wrong, dangerous and unhealthy. There you go, you have a generation that knows nothing about sex, but participates in it nevertheless.
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