Category Archives: People

The New Pro-Cruz Ad is Sexist and Unacceptable

Donald Trump has been the subject of many headlines recently, most if not all relating to his outrageously ignorant views, especially relating to using the recent terrorist attacks in Belgium to further a political agenda and religious extremism in general. But this week his wife has been the subject of headlines for an ad attacking her that was published last week on the Make America Awesome Facebook campaign. MAA is a group that targets politically conservative voters, trying to turn them away from Trump. This ad attacked Melania Trump, third wife of Donald, for a GQ shoot she did in January 2000, 16 years ago, the goal being to insult her and her husband’s capability of being the First Family. Continue reading The New Pro-Cruz Ad is Sexist and Unacceptable

Staying in Formation

On February 6, 2016, Beyoncé Knowles released her first single in two years, “Formation”, on her husband Jay Z’s streaming service, Tidal. The video dropped the day before her hotly anticipated Super Bowl performance with Coldplay and Bruno Mars. She then performed it in front of 114.4 million people. The song and its accompanying video, which you can watch here, have been surrounded with controversy since their release.  Continue reading Staying in Formation

The Toxicity of Seafood

Seafood is very popular in the United States; in 2009 (the last year for which data is available), Americans consumed a total of 4.833 billion pounds of seafood – or approximately 15.8 pounds of fish and shellfish per person – of which roughly 50 percent is wild-caught and 50 percent is farmed, according to NOAA’s latest data.  But, as is often the case with popular foods,  seafood has its doubters, who are saying that eating seafood can lead to mercury poisoning. So what is the real deal with seafood?
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