Understanding what’s going on in Afghanistan

Why were U.S troops in Afghanistan in the first place? On September 11 2001, Al-Qaeda orchestrated four devastating terrorist attacks against the United States of America. Nearly 3000 people were killed and over 6000 injured. In response to the 9/11 attacks, Former U.S. President George Washington Bush declared a War on Terror against Al-Qaeda in […]

Side effects of COVID vaccines: EXPLAINED

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You would have probably heard this from people around you “Oh if you’re sick after the vaccine, that just means that you are healthy because your immune system is really working hard“. This myth has resulted in a barrage of misinformation and caused some concerns amongst those not experiencing any noticeable side effects. Before we […]

Comparing Common Store Bought Peanut Butter: Pic’s VS Skippy

For years, many of us have enjoyed peanut butter on toast for breakfast. It is a rather universal favorite choice of spread that has withstood the test of time. Unless you have a nut allergy, peanut butter is something that is almost considered a staple in many households. If you’re late and rushing off to […]

Top 5 Lies Procrastinators Tell Themselves When Preparing for an Exam

You know who you are, all my procrastinator friends out there put your hands right up. Then again, you’d probably procrastinate in doing that too so forget I said anything. It’s all too familiar, this routine, everything that we tell ourselves year after year after year – it’s a vicious cycle. Somehow we get by […]

Japan’s worsening COVID-19 situation: Rising numbers after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

JAPAN – There has been a surge of coronavirus cases following infection clusters in various parts of Japan. Despite the country’s current coronavirus measures, Japan has reported an all time high daily cases of over 20,000 on Friday 13th August. Currently, only around 37 percent of the population is fully vaccinated. Some members of the […]