Technological progress is prevalent in society. Every year, newer models of cell phones, televisions, and computers are released. The reasoning behind the release of new machinery is that it is more efficient than the previous model and thus can greatly facilitate the activities it was designed for.
With the release of Apple Inc.’s iPad, another chapter is being written in the history of digitized media. Specifically, the iPad continues the work done by products such as the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook, in furthering the development of the eBook market. By definition, eBooks, also known as digital books, are e-texts [...]
As a nation, we are very confused as to when one actually becomes an adult. Is it at age 18 when you can vote for the president, be sentenced to death, join the armed forces? Perhaps it is age 19 when in New York State you can buy tobacco, or for that matter 21 when [...]
The general public may question the wisdom of investing so much time and money into efforts that may never provide practical returns. This is the reason that in this year’s budget, the 17.68 billion dollar question is: why conduct science for the sake of science?
Cornell government majors are bound by a slew of requirements: introductory classes on International Relations (IR), American politics and political philosophy; intermediate courses on comparative government, political theory and American government; advanced seminars on topics ranging from normative issues in IR to the philosophies of Kant and Adorno. These classes train us to philosophize, to [...]
Is Asperger’s Syndrome really a disorder or is it simply another human variation?
“Whoever first said, ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,’ likely wasn’t thinking of salt.”[i] However, in a current pilot program through the World Health Organization, salt is just that, a preventative measure against lymphatic filariasis (LF), a parasitic disease of tropical and subtropical areas commonly known as elephantiasis, which causes disfigurement [...]
Avid fans of medical thrillers may remember the 2007 film Awake starring Hayden Christensen and Jessica Alba. In the movie, Christensen’s character, Clay, suffers “anesthetic awareness” and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. As if the distress were not enough, Clay remains locked in his own body on the operating table [...]
It’s your World. It’s wide. It’s the Web. What you choose to do with it is all up to you. Read what some people have done with the Internet’s features to impact the world we live in.
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