As Hurricane Irma bears down on the East coast, Floridians may be wondering where all the hurricanes come from, and why they all follow a similar course. In fact, Irma, Harvey, and Jose were all born on the other side of the Atlantic, off the coast of Africa, and the Sahara desert may be to blame.
Lots of people are creeped out at the site of clown, whether it’s at the circus or creeping around in the woods at night. Movies like Stephen King’s “It” and the new season of “American Horror Story” featuring some terrifying clowns that take prey on the fears of the viewer.
The modern world firmly equates how much we earn with how good, noble, wise and worthy of honour we are. This is a brutal misunderstanding of how salaries are determined. We need to operate with a far more nuanced view of what the money we earn says about us.
What happens if we bring the sun to earth? No, seriously.
Many of our relationship problems stem from the emptiness of our vocabulary around our affectionate emotion. We have only the minimal word ‘love’. Luckily, the Ancient Greeks had a more nuanced and complicated vocabulary that we can usefully borrow from.
College can be stressful with all the classes, exams and social events to balance. Now, imagine doing all that while building a Hyperloop pod that will be judged by Elon Musk… no pressure. A scrappy group of students from Wisconsin boldly took on that challenge, and they learned that no matter how many all-nighters you pull, there’s always more work to be done.