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Mekong

The Atavist is a digital platform which publishes long-form multimedia storytelling. A few years ago, it published a detailed, 12,000-word report on the Mekong River massacre. The investigative report tells how more than a dozen Chinese sailors met their death. Jeff Howe, assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University, was the article’s author. “The weirdness of the case was fascinating,” said Howe. “It's an obvious...

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Mueller

The US politics has surrounded Robert Mueller for quite some time now; he was appointed as a special counsel to investigate the Russian government’s interference in the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. Mueller’s report has turned into a debate whether President Donald J. Trump committed a crime, while he himself and most Congressional Republicans say he didn’t, the Democratic legislators and then presidential candidates say...

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Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller was appointed in May 2017 as special counsel to investigate links between the Russian government and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.Ever since Mueller has been talked about a lot in American politics. For more than two years, voters and leaders alike have been waiting to hear him speak. In the congressional hearing, Mueller expressed reticence, he was not a dominant presence.   Throughout his...

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Robert Mueller

The Robert Mueller hearing was mostly uneventful but his one comment became made controversial. Robert was appointed in May 2017 as a special counsel to investigate links between the Russian government and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. He appeared to tell the House Judiciary Committee that he would have indicted President Donald Trump on charges of obstruction of justice if he hadn’t been barred...

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fantasy

It is no secret that authors usually incorporate some hard facts around which they weave the fiction. George R.R. Martin, the author of bestselling epic fantasy novel The Song of Ice and Fire, has done that in his books. In other words, for Martin, “Fantasy tastes of habaneros and honey, cinnamon and cloves, rare red meat and wines as sweet as summer. Reality is beans...

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Hacking Videogame Consoles

It was a hectic competition between the teams in the MITRE’s embedded capture the flag competition. The competition challenged the students to design a secure system and collect a series of ‘flags’ digitally by hacking their competitor’s systems. Northeastern University won the overall competition by making a system for game. “This year, they had to develop a gaming system” says Guevara Noubir.   Guevara Noubir is a...

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Presidential Debate

The presidential democratic debates for 2020 to be held on July 30 and 31 at Detroit, Michigan expects its candidates to earn at least 1 percent support. Around 20 Democratic candidates will assemble this week for a second round of debate that is expected to be telecasted.   Alan Schroeder, a professor emeritus of journalism at Northeastern says, “The meet up will be an elimination round”   The debate...

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Earthquakes - A Big One

The first week of July 2019 panicked southern California with two major earthquakes. Jerome F. Hajjar, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University says, “it’s not a matter of if California will experience a huge, devastating earthquake, but when.” He also added the fact that only a few buildings at southern California is designed to withstand such quakes. The earthquake was recorded as...

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minaj

Nicki Minaj released her latest album ‘Queen’ last year and it drove the crowd crazy! All the songs were a total hit. However, not everyone knows about that song which didn’t make it to the album. Going by the name ‘Sorry’, it supposedly interpolates the lyrics and melody of a well-known song. That one is Tracy Chapman’s “Baby Can I Hold You” released in the...

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memes

No one has escaped the trailers, promotional images, and memes of Bird Box. This thriller movie is Netflix’s most successful release until now. The plot is set in a post-apocalyptic world haunted by a once-seen mysterious presence. It forces and drives all the people in society to commit suicide. Marjorie (Sandra Bullock) is a compassionate mother, intent on saving her children. She blindfolds herself and...

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