As a reporter, you need to keep your eyes and your mind open, because sometimes you stumble upon another story that is just as interesting as the original topic you started working on and begs to be told.
This is one of those stories.
Radiation in Space Could Be Harmful to Far-Travelling Astronauts
May 12, 2017
Star Trek makes it look so easy. In that universe, one can conquer physics by travelling at faster-than-possible warp speed, beat computing and math by disintegrating someone at one point and building them back up at another, and surpass laws of thermodynamics with phaser beams.
Friends and family could sabotage your diet
May 10, 2017
When you’re trying to lose weight, there are often obstacles to overcome. My fiancée and I have been dieting and exercising to get ready for our wedding, and to just be healthier in general, but there always seems to be something that gets in the way.
Have you ever had one of those days when almost nothing goes the way you planned and you just want to get away from it all?
I know, Southwest Airlines has an advertising campaign centered around that same theme, but nevertheless, you know the feeling.
It turns out, 1968 was an entire year like that. The Vietnam war was raging, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated, and there were riots in many American cities.
This 'smart plant' factor could lead to stronger crops
April 20, 2017
Plants may be smarter than we give them credit for. They do not have brains, and therefore do not think in the same way that humans and other animals do, but they have intricate systems in place that compute the best response to the challenges of daily life.