With every major storm, there is some sort of emergency to alert the masses. With winter storm Q, it was just the same. Why the hysteria for a storm that has been known about for days or even over a week? We heard the severe intensity of the storm, how massive it was going to be, what supplies were needed. It was like we never experienced a storm before. Some might have bought into the hype a little too much, preparing to be snowed in and running to the store and stocking up on survival supplies.
How times have changed. The past two years have seen exponential growth in the tablet market, with Google's Nexus and Samsung's Galaxy tablets now presenting a serious challenge to Apple's dominance.
President Barack Obama has finally done it. He has confronted the National Rifle Association's bullying machine. Whether or not his words spoken during his gun violence speech last Wednesday will be met with congressional action, President Obama has accomplished something great.
Often, people fail to understand the distinction between ethnicity and race, or they fail to recognize a line exists between them at all. Supposing that these two terms can be blurred together to coexist as synonymous concepts is a dangerous assumption.