A little strapped for cash? If you’re willing to take new or experimental drugs to test potential side effects, you might be in luck. The first round of clinical drug testing, Phase I trials, are done on healthy volunteers to ensure dosages are correct and the drug is safe. Anyone can participate, so long as […]
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We all know about the Access Hollywood tape of our president-elect. It also struck a nerve with some athletes who felt like Donald Trump disrespected the locker rooms they know. So this month, we decided to dive into what the locker room means to athletes, and the sorts of things they generally talk about. But […]
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The web can be a scary place. Scam sites, viruses, data breaches. Honestly, you’re probably taking a gamble every time you enter your credit card information online. But if you want to utilize the many wonderful, non-hacking related functions of the internet, taking some risks is unavoidable. Growing up surrounded by and using tech […]
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Regardless of your stance on climate change, it doesn’t hurt to be sustainable. Whether that’s recycling, renewable energy, or just switching out your light bulbs to those power saving kind, sustainability can save you money and reduce our overall use of resources. And help save the planet if you’re into that sort of thing. […]
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What do you think of when you look up at the sky at night? Black holes? Distant solar systems? Whether or not you left the oven on? Do you wonder if we are alone in the universe or if there’s other life out in the cosmos? Please just tell us that after almost 14 […]
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Everyone wants the lowdown on millennials. A quick Google search pulls up a slew of generational experts who claim to know the truth about young people, and they’d be happy to book a speaking event with your company to tell you what it is. But what exactly is a millennial? Obviously we can’t let our […]
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If you spend any time on Twitter, you’ve probably seen our title a lot. If you think that’s a pound sign, this podcast is probably not for you. #Sorrynotsorry. Getting real though, the 2016 election is a huge deal and a growing number of voters are millennials. And as we’ve seen with Bernie Sanders […]
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“Political Correctness” is a loaded term. Big time. It’s also been around for a while, and the definition seems to change from time to time and from person to person. This episode of Issues Tank starts there: What is PC? Why, all of a sudden, is it such a big deal? Why are young […]
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Ah, travel. The thrill of the open road. The slightly more terrifying thrill of budget airlines. That latter option might be more familiar for young travelers looking to see the world before the dreaded “real life” kicks in. In this episode, we take a look at how, and more importantly, why young people are yearning to get […]
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If you got the joke in the title, you’ll probably be aware that dating’s changed since your parent’s generation. The old ways aren’t gone exactly—you can still meet your significant other in a bar or at work. But the internet’s thrown it all up in the air. More and more, people are meeting online thanks […]
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