Where Do Plastics Really Go?

A few weeks ago, I went grocery shopping to Save-On and I noticed the abundance of plastic wrapped items there was. This made me wonder where our plastic goes when we’re done using it and why we see large amounts of landfills throughout the world. Curious, I decided to research it! Aaron “tango” Tang, CC-BY-SA […]

The Benefit of Watching Horror Movies

Anxiety is something that has probably impacted, or will impact, everyone’s life at some point. To put this in statistical terms, over 40 million people across the United States suffer from varying degrees of anxiety on a regular basis. I myself can say that the impact that stress can have in our lives can be […]

Llama Poop: A Scientific Method to Track the Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire

While in history class, we learned about the past of South American empires, one of them being the Inca Empire, and how we use different methods to historically investigate their rise and fall. The Inca Empire was primarily located in the Andes and stretched from the south of Colombia to present day Chile and out […]

Are carrots really orange?

A few days ago, I decided to take carrots to school as a snack. As I was munching away, I wondered if the carrots I was eating were grown and produced in the same way that their carrot ancestors had been. Wanting to learn more, I decided to research the history of carrots. A bundle of carrots […]

Why Can’t Robots Walk Like Humans?

Have you ever found yourself lighting up the dance floor with the robot dance? Well, chances are that this dance requires one to move in very straightforward and one-dimensional movements, making it seem as though motors are spinning and stopping. Upon further inspection of this dance, I wondered why robots have to move that way. As […]

Health Benefits of Playing Music

Music Man © Pxhere, CC0 1.0 My passion for music began at a young age when I started playing piano. This lasted for many years until I decided that I wanted to learn guitar; so in grade 7 I learned my second instrument. Two years later I began playing drums, which has so far been […]

Music on the Brain

I do not, in any circumstance, consider myself a musical person. I played the recorder in grade four, the flute in grade six and the acoustic guitar in grade seven, but played none of them well. Hot Cross Buns was about the extent of my musical knowledge and capability. Despite my lack of musical talent, […]

Is blood only red?

A few weeks back, I had stayed up until 10:00 on a Friday night working on my English Short Story Assignment. Tired from trying to read it, I closed the book, but in the process of doing so, I got a papercut with dark, red blood jutting out from my finger. After washing my finger […]

AI and Depression

Depression is a type of mental illness that can have negative effects on how one feel, think and act. There are currently 300 million people in the whole world experiencing depression. Some of the feelings include a sense of sadness, hopeless, a loss of interest in daily activities, and a loss of appetite. There are […]

No More Jet Lag

Just like any other teenager, I love sleeping in on weekends. On weekends, I usually go to bed at around 12:30 AM and wake up at 11:00 AM. On weeknights, I usually go to bed at 10:30 PM and wake up at 7:30 AM. In the past couple weeks, I realized that on Sunday and […]