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Dog Saliva Causes Ohio Woman to Lose Legs and Arms

An infection as the result of dog saliva caused an Ohio woman to spend 10 days in a coma, 80 days in the hospital, and ultimately lose her arms and legs.  Marie Trainer says she has no memory of what happened but remembers feeling sick. She woke up from a medically-induced coma to discover that […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

 ‘I Can’t Have Hate’: Man Serving 400-Year Prison Sentence is Freed

Although we put a lot of faith into the legal system, it does occasionally fail us. For example, someone dangerous may be released back into society because there was a lack of evidence. Arguably worse though, is when someone receives a wrongful conviction, and is forced to spend their lives behind bars. After all, they’ll […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Airbag Jeans: The Newest Tech To Help Keep Motorcyclists Safe

As motorcycle riders, safety should always be our top priority; they represent the highest injury rate of all accidents on the road1. One way to stay safe is to wear protective gear that can help minimize the impact of a fall or collision. The latest innovation in this field is the Airbag Jeans from Mo’Cycle, […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

Starbucks CEO Says He’ll Work A Shift At The Company’s Cafes Once A Month

After undergoing 40 hours of barista training and donning the green apron, Starbucks CEO Laxman Narasimhan has decided to work at a Starbucks cafe once a month. In a world where CEOs are known for their high salary and lavish bonuses, this surprises some. This decision has sparked discussions about the role of CEOs and […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

A Company Illegally Hired a 13-Year-Old. Her Family is Paying the Price.

It seems we, as a nation, have gone back in time to a more primitive time when people had fewer rights. Debates such as Women’s abortion and gay rights have been recalled into question. Furthermore, and possibly the most upsetting, some states are becoming more lenient with their child labor laws. With some facing hot […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Detroit teen dies in hospital after suffering cardiac arrest playing basketball

Eighteen-year-old Cartier Woods passed away on February 6. The senior student at Detroit Northwestern in Detroit, went on life support on January 31st after suffering cardiac arrest while playing basketball. His family and friends held a vigil for him and struggle to accept how a healthy and strong teenager could suffer a cardiac incident. “He […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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The biggest ancient city you’ve probably never heard of is in Illinois

Located just a river crossing away from St. Louis, Missouri, lies an ancient and enigmatic anthropological site that remains little known to most Americans. Cahokia, a sprawling settlement that may have accommodated up to 20,000 inhabitants by 1050 A.D. Remaining covered in mystery, it still leaves scholars debating the possible reasons for its demise. The […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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How to Fertilize A Tomato Plant Using A Whole Egg And A Banana

A gardening expert experiments with an unorthodox fertilizer for his tomato plants: a whole egg and a banana. First, he buries the food then buries the plant on top of them. He explains that the egg and banana will rot over time, providing nutrients to the growing tomato plants. No further fertilizer is needed. Whether […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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Know the difference between a heart attack, a cardiac arrest and a stroke. It could save a life

Heart attack, cardiac arrest, and stroke are three of the most common causes of death globally. Despite this, few people actually know the difference between the three. Understanding and recognizing these differences could save your own life or someone else’s. How to Know The Difference Between Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, and Stroke Though heart attack, […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer