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Britney Spears Conservatorship: The History and troubles of an American Genius

Introduction – The Britney Spears Conservatorship Britney Spears is an American icon. Over the past 15 years, she has changed the face of pop music and built a multi-million dollar empire. But in 2008, her father filed for conservatorship over Britney’s finances after a series of events that led to her mental breakdown. A conservatorship court case ensued where it was ruled that Britney’s parents would have control over Britney’s finances until she turned 35 or got married. What is […]

Elizabeth Holmes: A Look Into Theranos Terrible Investments, Legal Troubles

In the past decade, Theranos has been the subject of a lot of media attention. In recent years, the company has been in the spotlight for its legal troubles and controversial practices. Much of the Theranos story can be traced back to one woman: Elizabeth Holmes. The following is an in-depth article about her history with the company and details on how she lost it all because of bad investments and unethical practices. Summary: theranos was a medical biotech company […]

The Taliban: Who They Are and What They Do

In 2021, the Taliban is still alive and well and in control of large parts of Afghanistan. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. The word “Taliban” means “students.” It was founded by students from the University of Afghanistan fighting against Soviet forces and their Afghan Marxist allies in the 1980s. The group later turned to fight other Afghans, particularly in the most powerful rural areas, and have taken over some provinces near Kabul. They want […]

Colonizing Mars: Elon Musk’s Vision and Our Future in Space

Humanity has gained interest in colonizing Mars over the last century. This interest began after Mariner 4 took pictures of the planet’s red, dusty, desolate surface. The first man to successfully land on the moon was Neil Armstrong, and it happened on July 20th, 1969. The fascination with Mars was fuelled by ideas of a new frontier for humanity. The human race has not stopped its efforts in exploring space. NASA is planning a human-crewed mission to Mars and exploring […]

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Israel vs Palestine 2021 conflict explained

In this blog post, I am going to explain the Israel vs Palestine 2021 conflict. The two sides of the war are very different, with each side believing they have all the correct answers and that their way is best for everyone. There will be no middle ground reached as both sides refuse to compromise on any issue. We witness a new era of “us vs them” mentality where people can’t even agree on what’s true anymore. This is why […]

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WallstreetBets: How Reddit and WSB tried to change WallStreet

Introduction to WSB on Reddit WallstreetBets is a grassroots organization created to increase public awareness about the high level of risk in the finance industry and promote democratic reform. WallstreetBets offers financial literacy resources, exposes predatory practices by banks and hedge funds, and advocates for greater accountability from investment firms. Since the new year rolled in, the battle between amateur traders(WallStreetBets) and hedge funds(short-sellers), centered on the GameStop stocks, is becoming wider and more intense. It has turned the US, […]

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Both Democrats and Republicans make every effort to win the US Senate

Georgia is holding Senate runoff elections as both Republicans and Democrats could not get more than 50% in the Nov 3rd elections. The outcome of the election planned to be held on Jan 5, 2020, will determine which party will control the Senate. For both seats of the Senate, Republicans Sen. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler will compete with Democrats Sen. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. To govern the Senate without any restriction, both Democrats need to win against Republicans. […]

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Why Facebook is bad for us: Facebook’s Fleeting Existence

In the last decade, Facebook has grown from a website for college students to become one of the most powerful companies in the world. From its humble beginnings as a social networking site that connected people with their friends and family members, it has expanded into an all-encompassing platform used by nearly two billion people worldwide. Many users are unaware of how Facebook can negatively affect them on both a personal and professional level. This article will explore why Facebook […]

Why Twitter is Bad for Us: The History, Usefulness, and Scandals of the Social Media Giant

Twitter is a social media giant that has been around for over 10 years. Whether you have used it in the past or not, chances are you know someone who tweets regularly. So why are so many now saying why Twitter is bad for us? This article will dive into why Twitter may not be good for us – from its history to some of the scandals associated with it and why people believe that it can potentially ruin our […]

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Is MSNBC Fake News? Yes. But Not Like You Think

Is MSNBC fake news? That ain’t an easy question. But there is a lot we can uncover through exploring. MSNBC is an American-based 24 hour paid cable news channel established on July,15,1996. The Channel covers news stories under NBC News with its own political commentary on current affairs with a technology twist. NBC was the U.S oldest radio station, established by Radio Corporation America in 1926. After few years of its creation, the National Broadcasting corporation announced its first television […]