Category: Culture

Three Things Technology Has Made Obsolete — For Better or Worse

If you’re old enough to remember the years before technology was so widespread, or even just before the internet had billions of people accessing it every day, you’ve probably noticed that certain things have become somewhat obsolete. It’s generally been pretty gradual, however, which is why you haven’t really thought about it and realized just Read More…

AI Software Is Using You to Become Smarter and Change Society

The majority of people use AI software in their day-to-day lives. Whether you have Cortana installed on your computer, you use Siri on your iPhone, or you have your Google Home sitting on a shelf in the living room, AI software has helped plenty of people change the way they accomplish daily tasks. However, many Read More…

What Does My Name Mean?

  What does our name mean? Can it influence our life choices? Does it affect where we live or how we make a living? When naming a child, will the name’s meaning influence who you hope he or she will become? Names are used countless times each day, and we found ourselves asking these questions Read More…

4 Ways Social Media Can Easily Get You Fired

Social media has done some great things to modernize society. Nowadays, it’s easier to keep up with your friends and family, and you can get in contact with plenty of people that you would have otherwise lost to the ages. But there’s a dark side to social media as well. Employers can see your social Read More…

How to Teach Children to Use the Internet Safely

The internet is an important part of our everyday life. No matter who you are, it’s likely that you use the internet every day — whether you use it for work, play, or both. Over half the world’s population has internet access. That’s a whopping 4.1 billion people worldwide. The internet is an easy, simple Read More…

The 411 on 420: Is Marijuana Legal in Your State?

Marijuana legislation is changing rapidly. Additionally, public opinion about marijuana is undergoing dramatic changes. The Pew Research Center reports that in the last two decades, public opinion has shifted from 31 percent of the U.S. thinking that marijuana should be legalized to 61 percent as of the latest 2017 poll. Amidst this rapidly changing judicial Read More…

How to Build a Family Tree Online

Every family is a different size. Some nuclear families stick to themselves, only three or four people large, and some families associate with relatives that are so far removed that they’re barely even related anymore! Either way, most people have a fascination with knowing where their family came from, and where they are right now. Read More…

How Common is Your Name? Find Out How Many People Share Your Name

  Have you ever wondered just how common your name is and what it says about you? Maybe you’ve asked how many other people share your name and display characteristics similar to your own? Before the internet, digging through dusty records was one of the only ways to answer these questions, and the results were Read More…

Goonies Reunion: 30 Years Later

In June, 1985 a new movie hit screens all across America. It told a story about young teens embarking on the adventure of a lifetime. 30 years later, The Goonies still captures the imaginations of children and adults. We find it hard to believe that it’s been 3 decades since the classic film debuted. This Read More…

Forgiveness Day

  June 26 is Forgiveness Day. It’s a time to forgive others … and ourselves. Most people probably love this idea. It’s a wonderful concept. Unfortunately, the act of forgiving can be surprisingly difficult. When we feel someone has wronged us, it is far too easy to hold a grudge. With that comes anger, resentment Read More…