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A drawing I made to show the umbrella effect of classifying MENA as white.

The MENA (Middle Eastern North African) community has and is still being kept in the shadows. We are a community full of Arabs, our cultures are rich and vary from Morocco all the way to Egypt. However, as a member of this community, I realize the lack of representation in the surveys and other data collecting forms.

In this article, I’ll be talking about our recognition as a race in North America.

Race Classification


Turning on the power button of your remote control and flipping to the news channel usually has clips of the effects of climate change and its deterioration on our planet. Some choose to ignore these environmental issues since it seems near impossible to reverse the damage we’ve already evoked. But what if we could capture one of the most prevalent and abundant greenhouse gases that is contributing to global warming?

Details about our buddy CO2

CO2 (or carbon dioxide) is a natural gas that allows sunlight to reach the earth. How so? Well, let’s take a look at the diagram below first:

We can see…


Courtesy of Angiola Harry on Unsplash.

Cancer. No one likes to let the thought of having cancer seep into their brain. But this is the sad reality of many women who have breast cancer! In fact, in Canada, it represents over 25% of all new cancer cases in women (from 2020).

Though having breast cancer is already pivoting on its own, women are facing a new set of challenges:

Being Misdiagnosed.

Imagine hearing the bad news that you have breast cancer, only to figure out a few months later that it was benign! (non-cancerous)

This is a major problem, since the high cost of treatments, deteriorated…


Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash (the last thing we want is for BB-8 to rebel).

Artificial Intelligence is one of the most rapidly growing technology out there. In fact, recent research has found that from 2020 to 2027, it’s expected to grow at a 42.2% rate! Many people are still skeptical about the transition that people are facing from autonomous cars to mental health chatbots!

But it’s safe to say that our human superiority complex has halted with AI. First off, it’s important to mention that AI is way more than robust VR sets, it’s our YouTube recommendation page, social media platforms, etc. …


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Feminism…I can already feel the awkward silences. This ideology is generally buried in negative connotations, with assumptions about the core meaning. In this article, I’ll explain what it is, and why exactly people tend to roll their eyes at the mere thought.

What Really Is Feminism?

The exact definition of feminism is the advocacy of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes. Feminism is the perspective that men and women are equal. They may be different with hormones and chromosomes, but they are still equal.

Men produce testosterone, which increases muscular mass thus making certain men biologically stronger in weight activities. …


Is it possible to remove moral values from science?

You wake up after a long day from your 9–5 job and look out the window. Suddenly, you stare out of your apartment window and see walking computers controlled by Artificial Intelligence, cloned humans, and homicide after homicide.

That was of course just a story, albeit one that many have when they think of separating ethics from science–a dystopian world where power lies in the push of a syringe!

Every day of your life is constantly controlled and micromanaged by cloned humans, you have to take pills to reduce the chances of disease, your name has been eradicated and replaced…


Courtesy of American Public Power Association on Unsplash.

Pollution. Waste. Carbon dioxide intake. Contamination. Global warming.

What do all these words have in common?

Solar panels promise to reduce all of them!

(Well, at a 15–20% efficiency rate…)

Wait a second!

Yup, I hear you! Solar panels, one of the most renewable and eco-friendly source of energy that your neighbor constantly brags for having, are not as efficient as you might think. Now, I’m not trying to discourage you from buying them, they’re a great alternative to using electricity that burns up fossil fuels! And I’m not the only one that thinks that:


A drawing I made to represent the propagation of viruses in hot weather

It’s no secret that climate change is creating disastrous consequences on our planet. From melting icebergs to being a contributor to the world’s biggest disasters, climate change is a key factor in making our planet literal flames.

But these factors are many that we already see on news channels. However, there’s one aspect that people seem to overlook (at least until it comes to the point of a pandemic).

Disclaimer

Global warming is synonymous with excessive heat. So more widespread climate change evidently makes the atmosphere warmer.

What some fail to acknowledge is that hot regions tend to become a great…


Women and Men might have many many differences. But we do have one thing in common: body hair. It’s same one that grows like grass on our scalp. And the same one that has a $105.14 billion industry but then there’s also a hair removal industry worth $16.9 billion… Women disproportionality feel the obligation to shave, cut, wax or laser remove their body hair. …


You read that right. Cow poop. It might make your nose scrunch from the stench, but recent discoveries reveal that these piles of fecal matter have the capacity to power houses! However, the process is still full of complications (gnarly smell not included) and advantages for our planet’s state.

There are 3 methods that entail how cow poop can create electricity:

  1. Biodigesters
  2. Incineration
  3. Gasification

Biodigesters

Biodigesters are utilized to digest the organic material biologically. Sounds like a clump of biology terms jargon? …

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