With the Trump’s administration executive order on primarily muslim countries, it became clear that Trump is not a fan of immigrants: documented and undocumented. I attended a seminar this past week that provided information that I thought was crucial to share, especially since there have been unconfirmed rumors of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) raids […]
Three days before the most recent presidential election, two forecasters got into a statistics fight on Twitter. They both thought the same candidate would win. So what were they arguing about, exactly?
February is Black History month and as an African American this month holds great significance for me. Not only is February a time for me to meditate on the struggles and victories of my people, but it is a time for me to contemplate additional ways that my people can continue to thrive and push for […]
It is a pretty obvious to most people that our preferred leisure activities have reduced the time we spend being active. Kids, as parents lament, are glued to their parents’ ipads. We spend less time outdoors, less time walking, and more time sitting in front of screens. Perhaps you, like me, remember the […]
For those of you who are new to my blog, hello – my name is Adi and the top things I can’t live without are music, politics, and traveling – in no particular order. I spent January in Florence learning Italian and every time I go back to Italy I fall more and more in […]
(image credit: ryancr) If you’re one of the many people listening to Detroit rapper Big Sean’s new album I Decided., which dropped earlier this week, you’ve probably heard his hit song “Bounce Back.” The album’s lead single has become one of Sean’s biggest hits to date, currently sitting in the Top 20 on Billboard. However, not all […]
I just watched two YouTubers explain binary. To me, one video’s explanation was fine, but the other was great. I’m still pondering this, and I’d like hear your input!
If you had a time machine, which era would you visit? Unfortunately, New York doesn’t have a time machine (yet), but The Merchant’s House comes pretty darn close! The Merchant’s House Museum formally owned by the Tredwells, is the only conserved 19th century home in New York City. The museum provides annual self-guided and group tours […]
Islam is a progressive religion that encourages learning and beholds those who seek knowledge in a high regard. In fact, the first word revealed in the Quran is ‘Iqra’ meaning ‘Read.’ Seeking knowledge is a tenement of the faith and something greatly expounded upon; therefore, asking questions is not an action that is inhibited in […]
image credit: @KodakBlack1k And in this week’s episode of “Where are they now?”, we’ll be discussing rapper Kodak Black, best known as the guy in the photo featured above, which you’ve probably seen used in some great memes over the past year or so. However, the ever-photogenic Kodak Black’s trademark grimace has turned into a big, gold-grilled […]