Edward Snowden Debate

October 31, 2014

The controversy that surrounds the actions of Edward Snowden continues to be debated. While many advocates for Snowden are demanding justice, he is still considered a criminal by United States government officials. Some view Snowden’s exposure over the governmental invasion of privacy as patriotic, but others consider him to be a traitor. Snowden has repeatedly […]

The Usual Suspects Block a Senate Proposal to Overturn Citizens United

Last month, a Senate proposal to effectively gut the the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling was defeated in a vote that not only went by party line, but had the usual political constituencies working on each side. The 2010 ruling, which allowed unlimited political spending for groups not directly tied to a candidate. […]

Unmanned Rocket Explodes After Take Off

An unmanned rocket scheduled to take supplies to the International Space Station exploded six seconds after taking off from Wallops Island, Virginia on Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, NASA was not sure what had caused the explosion. Take off had been reportedly perfect and there was nothing to indicate a problem before the explosion. NASA […]

The Eternal Science V Religion Fight: The Pope Speaks

Bringing up religion is a sure way to bring out the opinionated side of most people. Bring up religion and science, and you might have a fight on your hands. However, Pope Francis is apparently not someone who will take sides in that conflict. This acceptance of religion and science is not really a new […]

What Do They Do on the International Space Station?

NASA just announced that an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket loaded with food, water and experiments exploded upon launching. The cargo was meant for the astronauts living in the International Space Station. The rocket was set to launch on the previous day, but it was cancelled when a sailboat got too close to the launch […]

Interesting Election to Follow

With the November Senate and House of Representative elections coming up swiftly, there is already much discussion about which party will rule Congress for the next two years. The consensus right now is that Republicans will win out, although there are a few dissenters, but the real talks are based around who the Republican Party […]

Facts About Public Bathrooms and Ebola

October 30, 2014

After the recent upset in New York and New Jersey involving the forced quarantine of Kaci Hickox, a nurse who showed no symptoms after returning from the West African country of Sierra Leone, questions persist about the spread of Ebola now that Ms. Hickox has decided to not follow the CDC’s recommended 21-day home-based quarantine. […]

Serum for Ebola to Arrive Soon

It has been reported that a medicine created to help combat the infamous Ebola virus is due to reach African patients soon. The serum has been made using the blood of an Ebola sufferer who managed to survive the illness. This serum can now be mass produced, and be available to treat those who are […]

Young Girl Given Permission to Die

History has been made as the very first UK citizen, a highly disabled 12 year old girl, has been given permission to die. This is a very difficult decision made by her parents, because of the suffering of little Nancy due to her disabilities. The combinations of these conditions condemned her to a life in […]