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  Imagine yourself without all the things that you use in your daily life, like mobile phones, electricity, refrigerators, television, or vehicles. This thought only gives us a sense of reality that how we are encircled by scientific gadgets. From electric bulbs to generators or from great engines to the giant aeroplanes, everything around us is a boon of science. Science has done a great job...

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co-op

Jackson Ibelle, a Northeastern University student, and his co-op life took a ‘foodie’ turn when he found out he was assigned to be responsible for organising the biggest fundraiser of that year, by the name ‘The Foodie Crawl’. His co-op was with East Somerville Main Streets, which is a nonprofit organisation, striving to improve the life of East Somerville Community. “I grew up in a...

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Who knew any category of houses would have a movement dedicated to them? Tiny houses have achieved just that with the tiny-house movement or the "small-house movement", an architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in smaller homes.   We all know minimalism is the new trend, but tiny houses take it to a whole new level. Combining small living spaces with the childhood dream of...

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predictions

Predictions are not always accurate, even when it comes to weather forecasts; and here we thought weather guys were always right! Nancy Kim, in her book, has actually tried to prove how predictions will only be seldom correct. She is an associate professor of psychology at Northeastern University and is eagerly studying conceptual thinking, decision-making, and reasoning. Her book ‘Judgment and Decision-Making in the Lab...

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Real

A woman being a CEO of a leading company of fashion and luxury products is a big deal, but Maureen Chiquet was more than just that. She might be the former global CEO of Chanel now, but her whole life – professional and personal – is a perfect example of how women should defy societal as well as gender roles. From being a literature major...

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Penguins have lived in Antarctica as long as it is known. Since then, earth has experienced several climate changes, some drastic and some mild. Through all these changes, penguins have stayed strong and nothing has affected them. However, now, with sea warming up, the situations have changed. Penguins now have to relocate their home to find a place more suitable for them. It is happening...

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cabaret

Laurie Achin, a Northeastern University professor, never let herself stop just because she can’t hear anyone the way people do. She is deaf, and therefore, is not at all able to hear any of the music, let alone the lyrics or even dialogues. However, being a Sign Language professor, she had someone interpret a musical performance for the first time in her life – and...

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If we take a look at the pressing and prominent problems that the world is currently facing, be it political or health-related, what we must understand is that a person’s ideology or discipline is simply not enough to find the solution for it.   The world has developed and expanded in unforeseen ways, - we are now looking at events and occurrences that we could not even...

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The Iran crisis is one which dates back to the year 1921 when the first domino in this long- stretched identity crisis domino train fell. Post World War I, Brigadier Gen. Reza Pahlavi was installed as “Shah” of Iran in a coup d’état. He was responsible for modernisation and secular reforms of Iran and during World War II decided to stay publicly neutral, although rumoured...

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