Tag: News


Called to China

On the fifth of August, 2021, fourteen-year-old Quan Hongchan dominated the individual ten meter platform Olympic event with an overall score of 466.20, completely demolishing the previous record of 447.70 set by Chen Ruolin in 2008. China is famous for high scoring athletes, rich history, and “authentic” takeout food. However, […]


The Chemistry of Fireworks

Put simply, fireworks are awesome.  The sounds and smells of the explosions, the bright colors, the audience’s collective rapture—it’s all enchanting.  But what’s most impressive is the combination of power and precision.  These giant exploding fireballs are actually the result of delicate chemistry that’s more like an art than anything […]


The Texas Heartbeat Act

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis. In 1973, a Supreme Court case originating in Texas sealed the fate of 63 million Americans. That case, Roe vs. Wade, asserted that every woman has the sacred […]