Harry Potter and the Parental Figures: A Hagrid Story

There is much debate in the Harry Potter fandom over who best represents the father or parental figure for Harry, with overall leanings towards Sirius Black. However, although Sirius and Harry clearly cared for each other, there is a much better and criminally overlooked (even by Harry) alternative.

The Harry Potter Quiz Only a True Fan Can Beat

Are you a true Harry Potter fan? Prove it by completing this super hard Harry Potter quiz!

You will have three minutes to get to the end, so answer fast.

The World Is Beautiful

Every once in a while, I’ll come across an amazing photo with an attached story that shows the better side of humanity. This article contains my own personal list of stories I’ve come across that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Division is a lie: Why I can’t divide

I have a super embarrassing confession; I don’t know how to divide – and I don’t think that you do either. I’m not an idiot*, it’s just that the more I think about it, the more I conclude that the human brain simply isn’t structured for complex division.
*citation needed

Where Is My Moon Landing?

Wednesday, July 16, 1969. That was the day the Apollo 11 launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four days later on Sunday, July 20th, 1969, at 4:18 PM ET, the world watched in unison as Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module Eagle on the moon. Humanity has taken its first steps amongst the stars.

The UBI Problem – Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic income, or UBI, is going to be a necessity sometime in the future. In its simplest form, UBI is when the government gives enough money every month to each citizen to live above the poverty line. This allows every single citizen to afford food, shelter, and other basic human rights even if they never work a day in their lives or if they work 80 hours a week.

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about UBI: advantages, disadvantages, and overall why I think that it will eventually become a necessity. I’ve seen a lot of poor arguments against UBI, and I’ll be discrediting some of the more common ones in this article, but before I do, we need to zoom out and take a larger look at the direction society and technology is heading.

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