• Just as I has just recovered from the immense worry of imagining my spouse getting shot at by terrorists during her current 2017 New Year visit to Istanbul, Turkey, I write this article in even greater appreciating for what is to come in 2017. Everyone likes to curse 2016 for having been a year full …   Read More

  • It seems a day does not go by without a new movie, book or T.V. show nurturing the idea of artificial intelligence becoming our doom. Leave it to the new Avengers movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron to add a cherry on top the what is now part of our collective consciousness. Even the world renowned physicist Steven Hawkins …   Read More

  • The choices we make in movies are reflective of the variety in tastes and personalities that exist among us. A specific movie, as glorified or awarded as it might be could just be mediocre to some. Really, no matter the amount of a praise a movie can receive by movie critics, or even your family …   Read More

  • It’s the battle of the sexes, in today’s world that terms doesn’t just mean men versus women. And although feminism has had its share of battles won, there are still many things for which women should be outraged about. Gender inequality now, however means more than just lesser opportunities for women, but even lesser human …   Read More

  • Inherently the statement given in the title of this article is not true, there is no reason why some people are better than others. The reality, in practice, is that our world does make this distinction, as much as international organizations like the U.N., governments, large or small organizations would have us believe, and as …   Read More

  • The origins of Halloween intrigue me, not only because I was born on October 31, but also because in the Western world I live in it is so closely celebrated. As it is the case with many topics on this website, the main goal is to uncover aspects of the world which are not so usually …   Read More

  • Some time ago, I wrote an article on the dangers of some foods or rather specific ingredients or chemical additives that are added to our everyday foods. I am talking about foods that we consume on a day-to-day basis such as chewing gum, sodas, soups, meats, muffins and virtually anything that can be consume has …   Read More