The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

Plaque Dedicated to the Location of the Stanford Prison Experiment (c)Eric. E. Castro, CC BY 2.0 Without even meeting you, I can assume that you believe you're a good person. I assert the same for myself. Sure, we're not all Mother Teresas, but we'd probably put ourselves above the level of … [Read more...]

An Overlooked Healthcare Problem

The field of medicine is rapidly evolving. We are constantly developing technological advancements that better allow us to save lives. However, there are still several areas that we can improve independent of technology. I want to be a doctor someday, and while I was doing research on the field … [Read more...]

Originality is Dead

Many people love stories of fantastical settings with magic and monsters. For that reason Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series was a massive hit, practically reinventing the fantasy genre and creating an captivating world with such memorable and original settings. However, what if the core concepts … [Read more...]

Yeah. Your fries have stuff in them.

French Fries CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Potatoes are amazing. Even better, fries are easily one of the best snacks ever to have been invented. As a potato lover, I do not discriminate against any shape, size, or colour when it comes to potatoes. Although, ever since watching a video … [Read more...]

How was Earth Proven to be Round?

The planet Earth is a sphere. This is a common fact for you and me. However, what makes me wonder is, how did people back in time prove that Earth has a spherical shape when they had no aid of technology such as satellites to provide measurements and data? With this question in mind, I briefly … [Read more...]

Spill the beans about coffee!

Chevanon Photography I have a confession to make. As I sit here typing my blog post, I'm half sipping my cup of coffee. But how bad is caffeine addiction really? It helps me stay up late to finish an assignment, it gives a good boost before my soccer game.  According to the … [Read more...]