What is ebola virus? What are the signs and symptoms? Can ebola be stopped? Is there a vaccine?
After the ebola virus outbreak of 2013-2016, many people believed that ebola was in the past. However, in June 2019 the Democratic Republic of Congo recently counted 2000 cases of ebola. The World Health Organization has warned that this is the second worst outbreak on record.
Top ten things you can't miss in Istanbul, Turkey!
The six most important reasons to consider a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle and diet.
A HILARIOUS video of a baby that will make you laugh and remind you that joy is everywhere!
Is a woman with short hair breaking a social taboo? People have lots of ideas about short-haired women, so I'm here to set the story straight!
How the Otavalo Indians maintained their traditional culture while developing a global presence.
The Otavalo Indians of Ecuador have managed to become a commercial success without sacrificing their cultural identity. Here they are introduced, and the history of their commercial success is looked at.
Why vegetarian foods may be harming the environment, and how to modify your diet to have the smallest environmental impact.
Experience the majesty and wonder of wild horses on Assateague Island, complete with a great gallery of stunning wild horses.
Urban legends are like modern-day fairy tales—they serve as windows into our minds. Discover the origins of ten common urban legends.
A review of the horro/ psychological thriller, Triangle. Includes what NOT to do before watching this movie!
Dry ice is an inexpensive and cheap way to decorate for Halloween. This article includes tips on decorating, safety, and storage,
What does "Arab" really mean? Is it a language, religion, or ethnicity? This article dispels commonly held false beliefs with facts.
Learn how to make the rich and complexly flavored salsa de maní (or, Ecuadorian peanut sauce). Traditionally served with llapingachos, this sauce is wonderful when paired with many other foods.
A recipe for hearty Ecuadorian potato and cheese cakes, also known as yapingachos or llapingachos. These are great with peanut sauce!
Here is a perfect Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue sauce! This sauce has a vinegar base with the right amount of spice that blends seamlessly with pulled pork BBQ.
This recipe for KFC coleslaw is sweet and creamy and perfect with barbecue.
Find out how to make a realistic fake wound for a Halloween costume using ingredients you already have in your house.
Enjoy a good old-fashioned North Carolina-style barbecue pulled pork shoulder with a tangy, spicy BBQ sauce.
How to make an awesome scarecrow!
A few recipes for fake blood to wow party guests and trick-or-treaters this halloween.
A quick overview of the 8 planets and Pluto, plus info on Titius Bode's Law, which predicts hte placement of the planets in the Solar System
A brief introduction to Maya astronomy, detailing the Dresden Codex, and the Importance of the planet Venus.
Some basic information about our closest neighbor, the moon!
A quick and easy guide to telescopes for the novice. Advice for a purchase, and basic info.
A brief overview of a few of the greatest astronomers in history.
How I fell in love with the world's almost-smallest deer, the muntjac, or barking deer. Also includes cute photos and interesting videos made by a muntjac owner.
A brief overview of Islamic astronomy in the Middle Ages. How the Islamic empire carried Arab tribal culture and Greek learning in the European renaissance.
A list of the 20 most pesticide laden fruits and vegetables, what you need to know about buying organic fruits and vegetables.
A review of Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn's "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide".
5 Best Natural Cures for Yeast Infection