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Back to school after 10 years in the war zone

After 10 years in the war zone, what was a scarier thought for Phil McTigue was going back to school and finishing his degree. Serving his country in war zones like Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan, Phil was finally put to work in a 9-to-5 job as a director for an aerial imagery company. And after the fast-paced life that came up with a new challenge...

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Storytelling at "Women Who Empower" summit

Storytelling has immense power in connecting and influencing people. It is an art form that has been used since the beginning of language to pass on people’s experiences and stories. It still holds that immense power of attracting people and passing down histories. Thus, an event organised by Northeastern University that celebrated stories. It was called the ‘Women Who Empower’ summit. Guests like entrepreneurs, award-winning...

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Orange Is the New Black is an American web series, a blend of drama and comedy. It is based on true incidents narrated in Piper Kerman’s autobiography- “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison”. She narrates her experience at a minimum-security federal prison at the FCI Danbury.  The series has attracted many critics and fans binge-watching the series. However, Natasha Frost...

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mars

Could there really be life on Mars? This question has fascinated mankind for generations. And of all the planets in the Solar System, Mars’ Earth-like qualities make it the number one candidate for exploration. The Martian year is twice as long as Earth’s, but visitors would still experience winter and summer seasons thanks to the planet’s tilted axis. Mars rotates at almost the same frequency...

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music

Music is a universal form of art that has evolved over the centuries into something humans can use to express themselves, irrespective of their cultural origin, across the globe. It has proven to help reduce stress, develop the human brain and its functioning, and also treat chronic diseases such as cancer with the help of music therapy. It is so ingrained in the lives of...

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Starting a life different from sports dreams

23-year old professional baseball player, Walker Olis was worn down by an injury and the daily grind of pro baseball. He was looking forward to exploring a new career which was not the same as his dream sport, baseball.   Olis, who was an outfielder from Burlington, Washington, said “I knew at that moment. It was bittersweet to be told that you failed.  However, at the same...

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Chemicals in food, water, and the air we consume

In West Virginia, the Tennant family who owned about 200 cattle noticed something was very wrong when their cattle started dying. After DuPont, a chemical company turned a plot near their farm into a private landfill, the animals owned by the family started falling sick.    The case against the chemical company, which was settled in 2000, revealed that the company has been using the land to...

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Supreme Court Justice have lifelong appointment

Where Supreme Court Justices have an age-restricted tenure in most democracies, it is not the same for the United States. The Supreme Court Justices are appointed by the president of the U.S. for a tenure that is lifelong. It means that the person appointed will remain on duty, unless situations like resignation, retirement or if removed from office due to any reason. Hence appointing someone...

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