Two years ago I was assigned by my English teacher to start a blog about any topic I wanted. And yet out of all the topics I chose I picked to write about science and technology because I think those two topics are the getting more and more relevant as we advance as a society. Out of all the science blogs out there by far my favorite is wired magazine.
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Competition always bubbles up at one point in our lives. Whether we are auditioning for a spot in a symphony orchestra, or racing our friend to see who can hold their breather longer, competition seems to drive us. Competition can push us over the edge and help us achieve more than we could ever imagine. But how big a role does competition play in our daily lives, and especially in the world of science?
Look in the mirror and stare long and hard at the reflection of yourself. Take a look at yourself. Think about who you really are. What is on the inside of that soul of yours? Deep down in your inner self is what defines who you are and what makes you unique and different from other people. Everyone is unique and each and every one of us has a different personality that stands out from one another. But now the question stands: What makes you special and how can you use this unique trait to go out into the unknown world and make a difference? Remember: BE GAME CHANGERS!!
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There has been a point in our life when we had given our time to help someone in need; whether it may your mom, dad, friends, etc., the list is endless. Why do we choose to help others? No one is forcing us, but why is it a natural instinct from some people to give a hand to the helpless? We help others because of the feeling that comes with it. It is the warm feeling inside us that cannot be described with words. It just lights our soul and puts a smile on our faces as we say, “You’re Welcome!”
Experiencing pressure is normal and it is something that us humans have come to accept and challenge in our everyday lives. Some perform under pressure better than others, and some collapse under such intense moments. Nonetheless, we encounter pressure everyday, whether it may be from work or school, or maybe from peer pressure, but today we will be talking about how time can create pressure
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You have 60 seconds on the clock! PUSH IT! You’re tired. You have been working out for a while now. You’re about to give up, but then all of a sudden you have this sudden rush of energy! YOU push and push, and you finally get to the finish line! Continue reading
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way…”, Charles Dickens. Continue reading
Throughout your life, there has been once in your life that you have been told by your friends, teachers, or parents, to NEVER EVER think about taking drugs. Well, you will hear it from here too. This is not going to be a post on why drugs are bad, but this is going to explain why it is hard for those who area taking drugs to forget about them. Continue reading
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Your brain cells require two times the amount of energy compared to cells else where. This is not to say that the cells other than the brain cells are not important, this is to say that neurons, the cells that are the basis of your brain and nervous system require a great deal of energy. Because the neurons communicate with each other at a very high, they also have a high demand of energy by metabolizing their fuel. Now comes the question of what is their so called…fuel? Continue reading