Stolen Art

Stolen Art

Photo by Tony Cheng In 1911, three men slipped out of the Louvre Museum in Paris with the Mona Lisa tucked under one of their arms. This theft turned a lesser-known da Vinci painting into an overnight sensation—Mona Lisa’s coy smile only added to her mystique. While...
Collapsing Colonies

Collapsing Colonies

  Collapsing Colonies How Declining Bee Populations Affect Humanity When is the last time you heard someone say they like bees? Probably never. That’s because they are disgusting. Their yellow and black exoskeletons induce fear, their stingers can kill people with...
Dark Tours

Dark Tours

People love the thrill of being scared “half to death.” There are about 7,000 haunted houses throughout the United States, all trying to outdo each other. Whether it’s the thrill of being scared or hearing the history of a haunting, people come flocking to these...
South Korea: An Introvert’s Escape

South Korea: An Introvert’s Escape

The evening has finally come, and you can go home. Ah, home—the safe haven for the introvert in all of us. You can relax, dispel the stress of a busy day, and cocoon yourself away with a snack and your favorite form of escapism. Some homebodies can build castles out...
Last Chance Tourism

Last Chance Tourism

Never before has the deadness of the Dead Sea been more apparent. Nearly 10 times saltier than the ocean and famous for the pictures of buoyant people reading newspapers, the Dead Sea is receding faster than ever. Five feet of water are lost every year, and it’s...