Is There Any Truth to Urban Legends?

Urban Legends

Urban legends are described as ‘… An often lurid story or anecdote that is based on hearsay and widely circulated as true.’ By its very definition, an urban legend a.k.a. an urban myth, cannot be true, can it? David Robson penned an op-ed in the BBC in January 2015, titled ‘Chilling and often disturbing real-life … Read more

Who Are the Most Popular K-pop Artists?

A K-pop group performing on stage

K-pop, a.k.a. Korean popular music, has taken the world by storm. Over the last decade, South Koreans produced content that enjoyed a newfound appreciation for its creativity and culture. With shows like Squid Game becoming one of the highest viewed shows on Netflix, to Psy’s Gangnam Style being one of the most viewed videos on YouTube … Read more

How Writing Your Notes Can Help You Remember

a blank paper, a pen, a cup of coffee, and a plant on a wood table

It’s typical to see people around you transcribing notes on their tablets, laptops, or phones during lectures, conferences, and meetings. Maybe you’re doing it as well! And why shouldn’t they? Typing is an extremely effective method of capturing vast volumes of information. Is there any topic in your history class that you … Read more

What Were the First Movies to Use CGI?

A CGI of alien attacking a girl

Many movies have made use of groundbreaking visual effects. Computer-generated imagery, commonly known as CGI, has changed the film industry  as a whole. It surely has lessened production costs and made hard-to-mimic movements and characters possible on the big screen. And computer graphics have come a long way since it first started. If … Read more

Reasons to Use Crocs Knee Pads

Volleyball players wearing knee pads

Our knees have little protection on their own – it only has a thin layer of skin and muscle over the kneecap or patella. If you fall on your knees when it’s bent, there isn’t much cushion to prevent you from breaking the patella bone or pushing it out of place. When … Read more

How Much Is the Original Energizer Bunny Worth?

An Energizer bunny hot air balloon

The Energizer bunny is one of the most popular advertising icons in America, which is on par with the Kool-Aid dude, Joe Camel, and the Brawny man. When it is up for a prestige auction, other people may not even look twice at it, but it makes a lot of sense to … Read more