Weekly Update, 9/30/18


September 30, 2018

New Paint Aims to Cool Buildings

A new polymer coating has been proven to reflect a majority of solar energy. The polymer uses a network of micro cavities to reflect light rather than trapping it.

The most immediate practical application

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Weekly Update, 9/2/18


September 2, 2018

Nintendo Fans Await ‘Animal Crossing’ Switch Announcement

This past summer’s E3 was missing some major players. For one, there was no announcement from Nintendo of a new ‘Animal Crossing’ game for the Switch.

Then, just last week, Nintendo released a

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Anthony Bourdain: a Legacy of Food, Culture, and Travel

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

June 14, 2018

In the mid-aughts when his show No Reservations premiered, Anthony Bourdain was the punk rock writer/chef America didn’t know it needed. Growing up in suburban, middle class New Jersey in the ‘60s, Bourdain always had a thirst for just the

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Spotlight in Screenwriting: an Interview with Karolyn Carnie

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

June 11, 2018

Humans inherently love great writing, and literary classics can come from any corner of recorded history. From Homer’s “The Odyssey” to George Orwell’s “1984,” stories told through written language have served as the foundation for countless films. According to a

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Behind the Big Screen: an Interview with Gemma Karlsen

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

May 29, 2018

How do the most talented actors and actresses seemingly become entirely different people every few months, completely evolving to new roles and personalities? This is a tough question to answer, but luckily we have some valuable insight on the subject

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A Mexico Mystery: What Happened to the Sharps?

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

March 31, 2018

Mexico has been getting some bad press lately with its drug problem and corruption in the government.

The last thing it needs is a mysterious death at one of its tourist destinations.

Or four.

Authorities in Mexico are currently investigating

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Did Sister Jean Not Believe in Divine Providence?

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

March 28, 2018

She is not a mascot, but a chaplain.

But you would have a hard time distinguishing between the two when it comes to the men’s basketball team at little Loyola University of Chicago, for it seems the team rallied around …

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Will This Be The New World War or Cold War?

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

March 25, 2018

We all know this was coming at some point, right?

But while we thought this war would involve nuclear or atomic weapons, could it be possible that the weapon of choice this time around might actually be trade tariffs, and …

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Iran Continues to Mount Tensions Against the U.S.

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

March 20, 2018

The Islamic Republic of Iran is well known as being accused by many in the West for sponsoring, financing and promoting of terror activities around the Middle East and in parts of the Western world.

Apparently, Iran is doing more …

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Moving Through Jell-O Pudding: Cliff Huxtable’s Troubles

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

February 28, 2018

Cliff Huxtable has needed his television wife, Claire, who was an attorney.

He’s trying very hard to not have to eat Jell-O pudding for the rest of his natural life.

Bill Cosby has been a popular comedian and television star …

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