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Will The Lights Stay On In Sochi?

Will The Lights Stay On In Sochi?

With the world focused on Sochi now that the Winter Olympic Games have begun, will the power stay on? Russia has engaged in 49 major energy projects since it won the bid to host the Olympics back in 2007.

February 7, 2014 — Sheril Kirshenbaum
Fast Pace–Does Observing Ramadan Affect Athletic Performance?

Fast Pace–Does Observing Ramadan Affect Athletic Performance?

Two significant religious events (although one has yet to officially be declared one) commenced over the past weekend–in addition to the second round of the World Cup starting, Ramadan, the Islamic holy month observed by fasting, also began.

July 3, 2014 — Layla Eplett
Blind athletes provide clues about the nature of our emotions.

Blind athletes provide clues about the nature of our emotions.

One of the most important ways that we learn how to interact with the world around us is through observational learning. By watching how our friends and family members behave, we learn at a very young age how to do things like turn on a lightbulb, open a door, or play with a doll, without [...]

February 17, 2014 — Melanie Tannenbaum