Category: World

COVID-19 Variants in the US

There has been a lot of news and stress lately about the new COVID-19 variants. I am here to clear things up with a lot of research and some insight. Let’s start with the way that viruses mutate. As we all know by now, viruses multiply by infecting healthy cells, inserting their DNA, which causes

Solar Energy

Alternative energy refers to forms of energy that are not fossil fuels. The appeal of these forms of energy is that they are said to be more sustainable for the environment and help prevent climate change. In a series of articles, I will seek to find the best and most sustainable forms of alternative energy.

Pfizer vs. Moderna: mRNA Coronavirus Vaccine

As of December 4, 2020, there are two separate mRNA vaccines on the market to cure COVID-19. Before we get to the difference between the two, let’s learn a little about them.

The Pink Tax

Are you a woman or identify as one? Do you buy products marketed towards women rather than men, like toiletries, clothes, and accessories? Are you aware of the significant price difference in “men’s” and “women’s” products? This price difference is known as the Pink Tax, and just like the name suggests, it refers to the

Voting at 16?

There has always been, and probably always will be much controversy around lowering the voting age. In 1971, when the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18, many people were still opposed it, and it took thousands of rallies and tons of persuasion to convince the government to add the 21st amendment making it

Sloth vs. Harpy Eagle

Since time immemorial, there has been a conflict existing between predator and prey. Never before, however, have we seen two contestants within this gladiatorial ring so widely respected and adored by animal lovers. So, what is better, the serene turtle-like mammalian; or the avian brute of the Amazon? The serene turtle-like mammalian also known as

COVID-19 in Europe

While the US has been struggling with COVID-19, Europe has been doing relatively well. However, this week several European countries have tightened restrictions on gatherings and closed bars and restaurants. This is due to the increase of COVID cases and the feared second wave of COVID that will inevitably hit Europe. Among these countries the

Halloween 2020

Spooky season is officially here and October 31st is right around the corner. The one night a year we could all dress up as the spookiest, cutest, or most unique character we can find on the internet and go out trick or treating while we still (kinda) can, drop in at a friends Halloween party,

The First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden was undisputedly one of the most chaotic presidential debates that the nation has ever seen. The debate rules were set and agreed on by both campaigns prior to the start of the debate and were to be enforced by moderator Chris