Category: Culture

Is a Social Media Curfew a Good Idea?

Curfews have been around forever; most kids have a certain time when they’re expected to be home. And in some areas, that curfew is even enforced legally. There’s even something of a curfew on cable television, as some television shows with more adult-centered content are only allowed to be shown after a certain time, when Read More…

Why Do People Put Tape Over Their Laptop Webcams?

Twenty years ago, people had to set up a webcam on top of their desktop computer in order to record themselves. Webcams didn’t come with computers, and frankly, they were rarely used. However, as laptops started to become widespread, and there were more sites and apps dedicated to video, webcams became part of everyday life. Read More…

Is It Okay to Fire Someone for Something Posted on Social Media?

In the modern age, where people can livestream their existences at any point in time, it can be easy to say something online that can get you into trouble. Whether that’s something hateful, something illegal, or just something not thought through very well, it’s hard to say exactly where the line is, and posting certain Read More…

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…

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…

Criminal Records of 22 Super Villains from Comics, Movies & Cartoons

  If you’ve watched any of the movies or TV series based on comic books, you’ll know that the villains are archetypally bad characters. They kill, steal, threaten, and terrorize on monumental levels. Looking at the crimes that supervillians have committed, independent of their nefarious personalities, we see how mighty these foes are and what 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…