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7 Interesting and Affordable things to Buy on Amazon

Ariel Hartzy

March 23, 2017

Amazon is an online shopping center that carries a variety of products from groceries to computers. Amazon has a multitude of interesting products for low prices that are difficult to find at first glance on the site. Below are a...

Benefits of white noise while sleeping

Alexis Sanford

March 6, 2017

There are many benefits of a good night's sleep aside to feeling refreshed the next morning: it can help reduce stress, keep your heart healthy, and eliminate depression. While sleeping, your brain continues to process and register noises on a basic level....

Slimy Getaway: The Geckolepis Megalepis

Ariel Hartzy

February 24, 2017

The gecko is a familiar character, from Geico commercials to scurrying down Miami sidewalks, but a recently discovered species called the Geckolepis Megalepis is the new reptile ‘Houdini’. This newly discovered lizard can sense when a predator is near and th...

How phones affect the brain

Isaac Grossman

February 23, 2017

In such a technology-driven age, it has grown easy for smartphone owners to Google a question without thinking about a possible answer beforehand. The truth is that this has resulted in a new plague of laziness. Fortunately, smart...

Note taking strategies

Note taking strategies

February 7, 2017

Pros and Cons of Caffeine Consumption in Teens

Alexis Sanford

February 3, 2017

According to the National Coffee Association, young people are now the fastest growing population of coffee drinkers. Caffeine’s in our tea, coffee, chocolate, and soft drinks. Whether the consumption is solely for the social aspect...

The Different Types of Headaches and How to Treat Them

Alexis Sanford

January 12, 2017

Headaches are the most common form of pain and there are 150 different types. Knowing the type of headache you have can determine the steps to naturally relieve your pain without medication. Five common headache types are: tens...

Florida Is Zika Free

Jonah Muchnick

January 12, 2017

The last “zika zone” has been officially cleared in Miami Dade county. On December 9, Governor Rick Scott declared Miami Beach officially Zika free. In October, the area of Miami Beach was declared a “zika zone,” which...

We Ask Krop: Why do some students come to school so early?

Kevin Bauernfeind

December 8, 2016

In this edition of We Ask Krop: We talk to students who start their school day off way before most. [youtube]

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