Category: News

3 Ways You Can Buy Locally to Benefit Your Community

Buying locally has a number of benefits for your immediate community. Not only can you get some unique items–handmade crafts, clothing, fresh produce–but you’re also putting money back into the area around you rather than just sending it to a large company. However, if you’ve never tried to buy locally before, you might have a Read More…

How Disabled People Can Benefit from Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars are just one example of science fiction becoming science fact in the 21st century. For many people, self-driving cars are tempting, for a few reasons. They could allow you to work during your commute, for example, or talk on your phone without worrying about distracted driving. In particular, some have noted how much Read More…

The Last Straw: Thoughts on the Plastic Straw Ban

If you’ve been following the news, especially news surrounding environmental consciousness, you’ve probably seen people advocating to reduce the use of plastic straws. The movement really began to gain traction when, earlier this year, Starbucks announced its plan to phase plastic straws out entirely. Many people praised this move as an eco-friendly decision by a big Read More…

Three Ways College Campuses Are Improving Safety

Many college students are new to being on their own. They’ve just moved out of their parents’ home and are completely new to being responsible for themselves. While the world of college can be a great place to learn new life skills and keep yourself safe, it can still be very dangerous. Although only a minority Read More…

What Does Automation Mean for Our Society’s Future?

Automation is already very commonplace in our everyday lives. Rather than having to write letters by hand, we have computers to type them and printers to print them off. Search engines are constantly indexing web pages, credit cards are used instead of cash, and people can call taxis straight from their phone. As technology evolves Read More…

How Data Mining Uses Your Personal Information

Virtually everyone is worried about safety on the internet. After all, the way that people interact online is new, which means there aren’t very many laws surrounding it. Moreover, while there are some obvious legal connections between the online world and the offline world, such as it being illegal to scam people out of money Read More…

Making a Smart Career Choice: Data Scientist or Data Analyst

As people start to use technology more and more in their everyday lives, new career choices are opening up, especially for young people trying to find where they fit in the job world. Some of the more up-and-coming jobs in the technology sector are data scientist and data analyst, two jobs that are similar on Read More…

5 Easy Ways to Fact Check News Stories

News headlines tend to stretch the truth a little bit. They’re meant to sell papers or draw clicks to a website, which means they’re not always as accurate as they could be. The more important issue, however, comes when the content of the story isn’t reliable. The internet is vast, and that means that anyone Read More…

How to Stay Up to Date with the Newest Technology

Technology is progressing at an incredible rate, and it can sometimes feel impossible to stay up to date on it. With as much as technology affects our lives in the modern era, it’s important to attempt to understand the ways in which technology is growing and changing. If you don’t understand technological jargon and high-tech Read More…

5 Ways to Spot Fake News

News services have been around for quite a long time, letting people all around the world know what’s going on quickly and efficiently. With the invention of the internet, that process has become even faster and more efficient! It’s great for people who need their news on demand, and it lets the news get to Read More…