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February 10, 2019

Children’s literature is both varied and complex, which is why scholars such as Peter Hunt study the genre in great depth. His seminal work “Instruction and Delight” (1994) laid the foundation for much subsequent debate on the subject. In it, Hunt ar...

January 10, 2019

Originating from the Greek word plastikos, which means to mold and to form, plastic surgery has actually been around since 1600 BCE. But, many of the contemporary cosmetic procedures evolved during the 1900s, primarily from the pioneering work of Har...

March 6, 2018

The principle of upcycling, making something new from waste materials, is nothing new. Its frequent reference within popular media and its recent inclusion in the Urban Dictionary, however, suggests that upcycling is apparently now a “thing.” Everyon...

October 1, 2017

The novelty of having all types of our favorite cuisine readily available at all times is wearing off, creating fierce competition between chefs and restaurateurs who are eager to promote the culinary market’s next “big thing.” As a result, our dinin...

October 1, 2017

Art allows us to consider things from a different perspective. By depicting food in a certain way or in a specific context, we can create works of art that are subjective or ripe with connotation. Consider Andy Warhol’s now-infamous painting series,...

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