Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Making Bad Decisions: The Science of Decision-Making

MAKING BAD DECISIONS Ever wonder why you make such bad decisions. We make around 35,000 decisions every day, and they can’t all be good. There are many perspectives and exercises that we can explore as to why we make certain decisions, and, more importantly, why we think they...

Pride and [ERROR: FUNCTION TERMINATED]

It is a truth universally acknowledged that any homework of significant difficulty is in want of long hours to completion. In this case, twenty hours, give or take some breaks to re-hydrate from where the tears slipped away unnoticed among the frustration and eye strain. Even then,...

It’s Finally Fall! Changing Leaves, Pumpkin Spice, and Flu Shots; Get Yours Today!

The whistling wind blowing through my hair, The freezing fall breeze as leaves hit my face unaware.Children and those childish crunching the crispy chlorophyll-deficient dead leavesWhile pumpkins, skeletons, cavity-causing candy, and the thumping on your door everywhere.Isn’t it nice minus facing your worst Halloween...

How Binge-Watching Ruins Your Memory

A Tale of Binge-Watching and You After years of saying ‘I don’t need it’ or ‘it will waste my time,’ I finally caved last year and started using Netflix. My friend decided to celebrate the occasion by trying to hook me on the show, You. We huddled on...

Toxic Birds

Introduction: To consider something toxic, it must produce “an adverse biological effect” to humans or other animals (“Basic Terminology”). For birds, several species have adverse effects on humans through touch or ingestion. The remainder of this article explores several of these species including quail, pitohui birds, and spur-winged...