“My Body, My Choice”: A Logical Breakdown of this Pro-Choice Argument

“My Body, My Choice”: A Logical Breakdown of this Pro-Choice Argument

As far as I can remember, I’ve always been the farthest thing from a biology fan. I’m a proud nerd, but I could just never get fully interested in cells and ecosystems. I would much rather talk about the planets and all of the galaxies than the fact that the Mitochondria is the powerhouse of […]

HOW TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN

HOW TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN

Happy Halloween, spooky little friends! This post was originally published in May 2020 and was updated in April 2022. What is Halloween? you might be asking. Just like it sounds! Each year around the end of April/beginning of May, the Halloween community celebrates the halfway mark to October 31st. Some celebrate it on April 30, others […]

3 Scary Stories to Tell Around a Campfire

3 Scary Stories to Tell Around a Campfire

Summer evenings mean outdoor fun, campfires, and yes, ghost stories. As long summer days end and the shadows grow darker, campfires, bonfires, and fire tables carry our evenings into darkness. Sitting around a fire is a primal experience. We huddle close with family and friends, as the orange glow dances across our faces. The growing […]

Five ways to prepare your home for the Fall season

Five ways to prepare your home for the Fall season

A new season beginning is here and the night begins to close in, and temperatures begin to drop to levels that can be considered uncomfortably low. This would only mean that autumn has arrived. Late summer is the season when it begins to feel a little cooler and the leaf on the trees begin to […]

What other countries celebrate The 4th of July?

The 4th of July is an important national holiday in the United States, that commemorates the Declaration of Independence, established 241 years ago in 1776. With American expats having relocated all over the globe and US culture being prominent in many countries, it is perhaps no surprise that 4th July has become an official global event. In fact, […]

Why Do We Celebrate July 4 With Fireworks?

It’s hard to imagine Independence Day without fireworks. But how did this tradition get started? As it turns out, setting off mini-explosions of all shapes and colors (but particularly red, white and blue) on July 4 goes back almost as far as American independence itself. John Adams Predicts Celebrations Fireworks have a long and colorful history, […]

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ roars to big opening weekend at the box office

The end of the Jurassic era arrived with a deafening roar at the box office. “Jurassic World: Dominion,” the sixth and supposedly last film in the Jurassic Park franchise, brought in an estimated $143.3 million for its North America opening this weekend. The Universal Pictures’ film took the top spot from “Top Gun: Maverick” and represents […]

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