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Dr. Dante Shepherd

Lucas Landherr is a doctoral student at Cornell University, studying chemical engineering. And like any other student, he has his unfulfilled dreams haunting his thoughts. While his professional goal of being a professor is still a long time away, he wanted a creative outlet to distract him from the pressure and stress. He wrote a spec script a while ago. Spec Script is a comedy...

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behind

Northeastern University saw Katherine Boo speak about her book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers. She is a Pulitzer Prize winner and a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2003. The students and the other members of the Northeastern Community heard her resourceful insights about the people, places, and inequalities in India. India is actually the inspiration behind her book.   The book was included in the University’s...

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Spitituality, Science, and Humanity are what brings us togheather.

Spirituality, science, and humanity, though seemingly worlds apart, together hold the key to a problem shared by the whole human community, i.e. stress. Stress is a response to a situation which is perceived difficult or threatening. The situation can be anything from work related stress, related to your personal life, or simply because of the environment you are living in. Stress is controlled by your...

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Have you ever felt stressed? What’s the different between being stressed about something and being diagnosed with clinical stress? Recent studies suggest that one out of every five individual suffer from chronic stress. About 110 million die every day due to stress. That is 2 people per second!   The term first came in 1915. It was called as 'Flight or Fight Condition' by Dr. Walter Cannon...

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e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes is mankind's safer options to the addiction of cigarettes. Marketed as the new and easier way to smoke, it still doesn’t promise a safer experience. Scientists are not so sure about its long term health hazards. This consequently leads us to understand that we should regard it with wariness. E-cigarettes created in the early 2000s has the obvious aim of helping smokers without them...

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In this fast-paced life, stress tends to set into individuals quickly. In the current scenario, there have been multiple reports regarding disorders caused due to stress. It is normal for a human to react with strong feelings after the occurrence of a stressful event, but when the feelings don’t fade away with time it is known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  There is a physiological perspective...

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Dogs are popular pet animals and can be found in a huge percentage of the households. However, they could be much more than a watch guard and a cute companion.   Increasing stress level amongst youth is a problem that needs immediate addressal. There are many ways to tackle the problem like getting professional counselling help, engaging in cultural activities, etc. In an unconventional approach to tackle...

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cheese

In case you are not in tune with the latest challenges flooding the internet, there’s something called the ‘Cheese Challenge’. Apparently, people are flinging cheese slices on their dear baby’s face and filming the reaction. While the entire thing looks funny, with the babies laughing, crying, and being stunned into silence, there’s something you need to know. Brenhouse studied the effect and found out something...

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Balance

Balance is the most neglected but the most important of all things in our lives. Standing, walking, holding something; everything requires balance. As you age, the perception of our balance goes a little askew, as we become stiffer and slower. We have more chances of losing our balance and falling. This phenomenon is intriguing, especially to Dagmar Sternad. He is a professor of biology and electrical-computer...

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Cookbook

Cookbooks are just that – cookbooks. So, when you hear an opportunity of healing your depression, anxiety, and other psychological disorders through a cookbook, you never let go of that opportunity. Dayna Altman, a graduate from the Northeastern University, didn’t pass on this opportunity – and her book was born. Altman’s book, Bake It till You Make It, is a collection of more than 40...

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