Hidden Figures: A Mission to the Moon and the Fight for Parity

America’s “impossible” mission to the moon successfully took place fifty years ago this week. The mission was a complete and utter triumph, living indelibly in the minds of all who witnessed it, namely because they United States had utterly outdone the Soviets’ infamous Sputnik launch. Despite other alarming Cold War events, like the construction of … Continue reading Hidden Figures: A Mission to the Moon and the Fight for Parity

Shoeicide: The Power of Grassroots and the Stupidity of the Status Quo

The status quo is immensely overrated and grassroots movements are incredibly underrated. Allow me to elaborate. If everyone accepted the status quo to be true, change would be rare, just like men remembering to put the toilet seat down after they pee. They may revert, “Well, I don’t see you putting the seat back up … Continue reading Shoeicide: The Power of Grassroots and the Stupidity of the Status Quo

What on Earth is Venus’ Fascination with Mars?

I could not help but grapple with the question of “Now what?” after I went through another heart-wrenching breakup. The asphyxiating, self-probing question: “Will I be alone with dogs (cats are gross), The Notebook on replay, and Thai takeout forever?” haunted me. Okay, that’s a little melodramatic. Fast forward a few days: I sat at … Continue reading What on Earth is Venus’ Fascination with Mars?