Animal cruelty continues to be a dilemma in the United States. Undercover detectives, journalists, and whistleblowers have reported these happenings in factory farms, meat production sites, and slaughterhouses, yet these abuses are still widespread.
This widespread, instant access to a world of gambling means everyone — including underage people — can become hooked far easier than they would have in the past. And that’s a very real problem.
Youth sports are at the core of a typical American upbringing. Not only do sports encourage important skills such as teamwork, self-confidence, and health, but student athletes can get the chance to qualify for college scholarships after high school graduation.
Food waste is a troubling issue in the U.S. Perfectly good food is squandered away each day, resulting in a waste epidemic. According to the National Resource Defense Council, up to 40% of the food in the U.S. is wasted. So how can you reduce your food waste at home? Here are some tips you can use to be more efficient with your food.
The river, as we know it now, is not only dangerous; it is also endangered. This is, perhaps, the colossal price we have to pay for progress, or call it what you may. The river today also reminds us of a lovely poem by Robert Frost — the one that asks, “What to make of a diminished thing?” It’s a question that provides no real answer too.
Then my mind drifted to many years ago; to a student, wearing a hijab, writing in my class. Did she want to be a teacher, a police officer, a judge? I thought about where her life may have taken her and suddenly, as if with a new reality in my life as a teacher, it hit me.
You may have heard of counterfeit drugs in the context of rave culture and illegal substances. However, you may be surprised to find out that there are a number of subpar, fake drugs flying around the global pharmaceutical industry itself. That’s right — people are getting counterfeit medication and suffering the consequences of it.
I coined this term about a year ago as a descriptor for a person or entity whose superficial trappings of progressive liberalism conceal a corrupt, harmful, downright diabolical core.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it’s estimated that 481,000 people use cellphones while driving during the day. With these high numbers, you’d expect public transportation operators to take extra care since they’re carrying multiple passengers, but that’s not always the case.
Bubbles and balloons, however, eventually burst and our present economic conditions have the semblance of a gaudy Mylar balloon from the Dollar Tree, one, perhaps, with a smiley face on it, already beginning to show signs of deflation from having been too long on display.