The Current Conflict in Ukraine

Image Courtesy of: ABC News The image above shows independence square in Kiev, Ukraine’s Capital, after the protests. Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union until the end of the Cold War. In those years,…

Time and Energy Management (TEM)

The work done by a person in a given amount of time is proportional to the time and energy they have, if you hold their ability level constant. What this means is that in order…

North American Cold Wave

The image above from NASA shows the polar vortex from space. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="636"] Typical Polar Vortex, November 2013, Image from NOAA[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="636"] Current Polar Vortex, Early January 2013, Image from…

The Plight of Children Around the World

Every day, tens of thousands of children lose their lives due to causes such as malnourishment, impoverishment, and disease. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), over two billion people do not have access…

Pakistan’s Energy Crisis

Although terrorism is a major threat in Pakistan that threatens the lives of thousands of people, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Pakistan’s Minister for Water and Power, calls Pakistan’s Energy Crisis “a bigger challenge than even terrorism.”…