Snowpiercer Review: Another Climate Change Sci-Fi Effort With Interesting Ideas

Global warming has been a staple in the science fiction world. Many books and films, from fiction to documentaries have discussed this topic and speculated with its immediate and long-term consequences. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho takes on this issue in his English-language debut, titled “Snowpiercer.” With familiar faces like Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda […]

World Heritage Sites

World heritage sites are specific locations around the world that the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) chooses based on a criteria of human cultural impact and biological and ecological significance. Currently there are 962 locations deemed to be world heritage sites: 745 of those are cultural sites; such as archeological ruins and […]

Paradox: Indoor AC Cooling is Causing Global Warming

There’s no question about it; this summer is hot.  And while I may sit here typing in an apartment, sweltering in thick air uncooled by any device, I know for a fact that my little window AC unit is going to be working hard to keep me nice cool tonight.  That, however, is the problem.  […]