We usually want things quickly and cheaply. But is this always the best way? Maybe sometimes, instead of thinking about things that are faster and cheaper, we should think about things that are slower and better.Continue reading
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Japan Restarts Commercial Whaling
Cultural Appropriation: the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture.Continue reading
Refugees and Asylum Seekers. What’s the difference? Let’s lookContinue reading
The Rohingya Refugees
Our ancestors started walking out of East Africa some 50,000 years ago (most likely due to changing climate and a rising population). By about 15,000 years ago, homo sapiens, (people like us), had spread all over the planet all the way down to the tip of what is now South America. Except for Antarctica, human groups have established traditional homelands everywhere.Continue reading
Mid-Term Conversation Test
We will have a mid-term conversation test. It will count for 50% of your semester grade in this class. Here’s what we will do.Continue reading
Sunlight-Powered Spacecraft Set to Launch Aboard SpaceX Rocket
I have always been fascinated by space exploration and travel. When I was young, my father worked for a part of NASA. This was during the Apollo Mission. My whole family was excited by the landing on the moon. But now we have private organizations starting to do space exploration. It’s a very exciting time to be alive. If I were a young college student now, I would be looking forward to maybe living on Mars in the future.
Here is an article I selected based on my deep interests. Please read it, and watch the videos. Then, take a few minutes and write about this article. What do you think about what you read? Would you like to go to space? Are you adventurous or not?