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Three Supermoons Coming this Summer

Three Supermoons Coming this Summer

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

May 16, 2018


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From causing lunacy to creating natural disasters, there are a lot of misconceptions about supermoons. This summer, there will be three supermoons, coming on June 13th, 2018, as well as July 13th, 2018 and August 11th, 2018. These three supermoons will fall at the new moon phase, so unfortunately the...

Spotify Updating, Expanding Both Free and Premium Options

Spotify Updating, Expanding Both Free and Premium Options

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Spotify’s upcoming update will expand the abilities of its free users, allowing them to listen to their favorite music more freely. For the first time since its release in 2014, the music streaming app Spotify will revamp not only its looks, but also the way it offers music to its users. Spotify...

Meteor shower visible this weekend

Meteor shower visible this weekend

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

May 4, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Most children hope a wish on a shooting star will make their dreams come true, but there isn’t much magic behind them. Shooting stars are bits of space debris, like parts of asteroids, that hit earth’s atmosphere at high speeds. When these extremely fast moving particles hit the atmosphere, ...

Smartwatch Review

Smartwatch Review

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 30, 2018


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It seems like a new smartwatch comes out every few months, so it can be hard to navigate the market. But clearly some watches are better than others, so here are the best watches currently on the market. Best Budget Smartwatch Priced at $69.99 on Amazon, the Asus Zenwatch 2 is the best smartwatch for the price, according to Authority Advisor. Fa...

Earth Day’s 48th anniversary celebrated

Earth Day’s 48th anniversary celebrated

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

April 22, 2018


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Sunday, April 22 marks the 48th anniversary of the Earth Day celebration. Earth Day is an environmental movement started to fight air pollution created during the Vietnam war, according to the Earth Day Network (EDN). The founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson, thought of the idea after witnessing the...

3 things to know about Cannabis on “420”

3 things to know about Cannabis on “420”

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Friday, April 20, 2018 marks a national “holiday” for cannabis enthusiasts, commonly known as 420. Although marijuana is a prevalent part of our society, there are lots of important pieces of information that some members of the general public may not be aware of. While April 20 will be surround...

Researchers Claim to have Found New Human Organ

Researchers Claim to have Found New Human Organ

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

An organ that’s always been hidden under the skin but never noticed may have just been discovered by scientists using new examination techniques. A group of researchers claim to have found a new organ, the interstitium, in a study they published in Scientific Reports on Tuesday, March 27, 2018....

Dancing lights: The science behind Auroras

Dancing lights: The science behind Auroras

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 11, 2018


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People travel thousands of miles to see mesmerizing auroras, but most people don’t know what they really are. According to How Stuff Works, an aurora is created when highly charged electrons from the sun interact with elements in the earth’s atmosphere. These electrons come from solar winds, whi...

Delays in Vaccinations Lead to Disease Outbreak

Delays in Vaccinations Lead to Disease Outbreak

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

April 3, 2018


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Parents are delaying vaccinating their children out to fear of “overloading” their immune system. This delay, however, has resulted in an outbreak of vaccine preventable diseases. Parents across the nation are delaying, or even preventing, the vaccinations of their children out of fear of har...

Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

March 22, 2018


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World famous theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018 at the age of 76. Hawking was diagnosed with ALS when he was 21. Given just two and a half years to live, he exceeded his life expectancy by more than 50 years. The disease slowly paralyzed him...

Samsung Reveals Galaxy S9, S9+

Samsung Reveals Galaxy S9, S9+

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

March 14, 2018


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The Korean tech giant Samsung unveiled the latest edition of their Galaxy smartphones at the Mobile World Congress on February 25, 2018. Samsung has chosen to focus on the camera for the latest edition of the Galaxy line. The S9 model features a 12 megapixel camera, with the first ever adjustable apertu...

CDC Says Flu Season Deadliest Since 2009

CDC Says Flu Season Deadliest Since 2009

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

In the last 6 weeks, 84 children have been announced dead due to the the flu. With flu related hospitalizations rising to nearly 68 out of every 100,000 people in the U.S. this week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) officially marks this flu season in the U.S. as an epidemic. With the hospitalization rate up to 10.1%, this years flu season is th...

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