Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy is rapidly becoming the most popular, cost-efficient, clean energy source available in the United States, the leading country in nuclear power.  Although hydroelectric, solar, geothermal and wind energy systems are safer and completely renewable, these power structures cannot currently provide sufficient electricity to the entire country.  Each of these technologies is limited by … Continue reading Nuclear Energy

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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin is a historically significant figure throughout many fields of scientific study.  He is most well-known for his theory of natural selection, however, Darwin's research extended beyond the physicality of biology and geology.  The psychological school of functionalism was founded around Darwin's research and evolutionary theory, and applied his theory about the evolution of … Continue reading Charles Darwin

The Cold War

For the American people in the 1960’s, the fear of a Communist takeover was very real and was validated by the actions of the government and the information disseminated by the media.  The vision most commonly associated with the Cold War era portrays American families huddled around their radios and TVs listening for the latest … Continue reading The Cold War

Capitalism vs. Communism During the Cold War

The Cold War consumed almost half a century of global history; the end of World War II was only the beginning of this 45 year-long international crisis.  America’s defeat of Japan in 1945 marked the beginning of this turbulent era, which only ended upon the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. This ongoing global … Continue reading Capitalism vs. Communism During the Cold War

Hack Away the Pounds

When it comes to losing weight there are many fads, gimmicks, and “miracle cures” available on the market to “help” you lose weight. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix to managing one’s weight; the only way to achieve and maintain a healthful weight is by taking personal responsibility and making permanent lifestyle changes. Expecting a … Continue reading Hack Away the Pounds