What Happens After We Die?
I’ve never been a very spiritual person. I don’t believe in the afterlife, or reincarnation, or ghosts, or curses. I’ve more or less made peace with the idea that when we die, that’s it: we’re simply gone. I don’t find that particularly scary (at least, not while I’m still in my early 20s) and, truth […]
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But If You’re a Vegetarian, Where Do You Get Your protein?
As a vegetarian who rarely eats dairy or eggs, I’d say the most common question I get is about protein. Where do I get it? How much do I have? Is that too much? Is it not enough?
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Hot Topic Health: Final Thoughts
Over the past few months, I’ve unpacked some of the biggest health trends of 2019, most of which owe their prevalence to the power of Instagram. I’ve tried to separate the fact from fiction by surveying a range of expert opinions, and in doing so, I hope I’ve shed some light on how to best […]
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Hot Topic Health: Inflammation
For this week’s installment of ‘Hot Topic Health’, I’m taking a break from celery juice to focus on another health trend fighting for the spotlight: inflammation.
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Hot Topic Health: Celery Juice Part 1
I thought the best way to begin this series was with a post on what I can confidently say is the most prominent health trend online at the moment: #celeryjuice. The online health world is no stranger to green juices and smoothies, but this particular trend feels different.
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Why The Bachelor Sucks
‘I’m an astrophysicist,’ the latest Bachelor says, while introducing himself. There’s a blank look on the contestant’s face for a moment before she replies, ‘Okay! I’m a Gemini.’ As a female in science, I’m immediately torn between laughing, cringing, and being more than a little annoyed.
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Black holes and revelations
On April 10, 2019, the first photo of a black hole was published, but why is this even interesting? Let’s take a look…
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Earth Day 2019: staring into a bright future
Today is Earth Day, a chance for people from across the world to come together and promote environmental awareness and take time to consider what we can do to protect this planet. Earth Day dates back to 1970 and was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson in an attempt to encourage awareness around the growing problems […]
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions – Book Review
Stephen Hawking is a huge role model of mine. Brief Answers to the Big Questions is the last book he wrote before he died, and while it certainly isn’t for everyone, it highlighted his brilliance and got me excited and hopeful for the future.
Why is the sky blue?
In an attempt to fight procrastination (or feed it, I’m not quite sure), let’s actually answer the age-old question to ask when you’re stalling for time, instead of just forever procrastinating. It’s time to learn why the sky is actually blue!
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