A look at how collective memories have become longer thanks to the internet.
Source: The New York Times
With the election of Donald Trump, people in the US and abroad began to worry about the effects of Trump executing on his campaign promises. Even before his election, there were claims that Trump was a fascist and that his ideas did not respect human rights.
But what China was considering implementing was even worse–and should serve as a reminder of what the world is dealing with both at home and abroad.
Click to read more at: American Civil Liberties Union
Moving after graduation is a core cultural element in the United States. Even I changes states from North Carolina to Virginia after graduation. But what’s the driver behind it? And why are fewer and fewer people moving after finishing their studies?
Click to find out more at: Inverse
September 11th was a trying time in American history. With all attention on the gruesome loss of life, the daring acts of heroism, and the incredible feats performed by all parties, we forget that life continued. People had to react to the events.
Here’s what happened at Walt Disney World.
Click to find out more at: The Huffington Post
I’ll spare you all of the jokes about the internet and it’s borderline unhealthy obsession with cats. The real question is why? Why are cats such a thing on the interwebs?
Click to find out more at: Gizmodo
We humans have a nasty habit of assuming that consciousness is as simple as a light switch: it’s either on or off. However, reality is much more complicated than that. Scientists have recently discovered that consciousness is less like a light switch and more like the filtering of water through coffee.
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