Thinker's Chronicle

Category: May

  • How to Cope with Panic Attacks

    How to Cope with Panic Attacks

    Panic attacks are such a terrifying experience since they come up unexpectedly and suddenly. When experiencing a panic attack, one could experience the following symptoms: shortness of breath(hyperventilating), having a racing heartbeat, shaking, sweating, fear of impending doom. Though different people show different symptoms when experiencing this intense episode of fear, in the moment one is struck with a panic attack, here are 5 tips to help: Recognize you’re experiencing a panic attack. Remind yourself that what you are feeling is temporary and you will be ok. You are not having a heart attack, and impending doom is not lurking

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  • Unraveling Pakistan’s Political Crisis

    Unraveling Pakistan’s Political Crisis

    Pakistan finds itself at a crossroads, facing a deepening political crisis that has sparked concerns both within its borders and across the world. The persistent issue of military interference in civilian affairs has rekindled debates on democracy, governance, and the potential ramifications for the international community. Understanding the consequences of this crisis is crucial for students who aspire to comprehend the complex dynamics shaping our global landscape. Pakistan’s political crisis revolves around the recurring challenge of maintaining a delicate balance between civilian governance and military influence. Throughout its history, the country has experienced multiple instances of military interventions, leading to

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  • Solar Power Use in Lebanon

    Solar Power Use in Lebanon

    Over the past couple of years, Lebanon has faced an economic crisis following its currency loss of value against the dollar since October 2019. The war between the Russians and Ukraine only worsened the situation, increasing the fuel prices due to fuel shortages. The National Grid in Lebanon has faced major challenges not being able to support the country with regular power throughout the days. Power cuts would go up to five or even six hours a day, locals report. The Lebanese people have suffered through this, and many have learnt to maneuver in the dark but it is not

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  • Tucker Carlson Leaves Fox News

    Tucker Carlson Leaves Fox News

    Fox News has lost one of its famous reporters accredited with setting the agenda for US Conservatives: Tucker Carlson. However, after an investigation led by Dominion Voting Systems, it seems that the US Conservatives were setting the agenda for the cable TV host.   Dominion Voting Systems sued Fox News for $1.6 billion claiming that the news outlet discredited the voting company’s reputation by fostering conspiracy theories that claimed that the company purposefully meddled in the results of the election so as to favor now-President Joe Biden.  Dominion representatives claimed, “Fox knew the truth. . . It knew the allegations against

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  • IRS Whistleblower Speaks Out About Hunter Biden Case

    IRS Whistleblower Speaks Out About Hunter Biden Case

    The federal investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax affairs began quietly in 2018. It was two years later that Biden released a statement saying that he had only just become aware of this development. Biden claimed that he was not worried and that he was sure a thorough investigation would clear all suspicion. Investigators were looking into whether Hunter Biden and his associates violated tax laws or acted as “an unregistered foreign lobbying agent” according to Newsweek. This probe is being led by Trump-appointed Delaware US Attorney, David Weiss. What did the whistleblower reveal? An IRS whistleblower has come out to

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  • Engineering Crops that Clone Themselves

    Engineering Crops that Clone Themselves

    Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) vs Hybrids GMO seeds are created in labs for desirable traits by injecting seeds with genes from another plant. Some of these traits could be withstanding drier weather conditions or harmful insects. Unlike hybrid seeds that are products of cross-pollination, GMO seeds are generated in labs via gene modification. GMO seeds are not available to the general public, only to commercial farmers. But because they are artificially created in a lab, they are expensive to buy.  A hybrid seed, on the other hand, is a product of a cross between two genetically different plants of the

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  • Saturn’s Rings Are Disappearing

    Saturn’s Rings Are Disappearing

    Every planet has some iconic feature to it: Mercury has its craters, Jupiter has its Great Red Spot, and Venus has its plethora of clouds. However, none of them are quite as notable as Saturn’s rings. Scientists have recently discovered that Saturn’s hallmark trait may not be around for much longer. Fear not, while the rings are disappearing, they will still remain for a couple hundred years. On the other hand, as several scientists have noted, compared to how old our Solar System is, around 4.6 billion years, the time seems fleeting. Many scientists also explain that Saturn did not

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  • Wildfires in Canada

    Wildfires in Canada

    Over the years, global warming has caused many questions to rise. First, what is it? Then, how do we fix it? Next came, can we fix it? And now we are facing the answer of another question: what are the consequences? Wildfires are raging throughout Canada, driving thousands out of homes as officials rush to contain them; wildfires are also growing more powerful in the United States. Canada, in particular, is experiencing many wildfires, especially in its western areas. Around one hundred and three fires have been reported and destroyed about 121,909 hectares (more than 301 thousand acres) of land.

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  • New White House Office of Environmental Justice

    New White House Office of Environmental Justice

    Just days after President Biden entered office, he created the White House Environmental Justice Interagency Council (IAC). Different committees contributing to the IAC are to meet on a regular basis to discuss the government’s commitment to environmental justice. The IAC replaced the Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice which was created in 1994 so that it can help the Executive office of the President to combat issues and put effort towards environmental justice. Two weeks ago, President Biden approved an executive order together with Vice President Harris in a bid to help many across the globe who have been directly

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  • Mixing Tradition & Contemporary — King Charles’ Coronation

    Mixing Tradition & Contemporary — King Charles’ Coronation

    In a once-in-a-generation celebration, 74-year-old Charles III was crowned King of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth realms. Camilla was also crowned as Queen Consort. Many notable faces were present in this deeply traditional coronation. Although King Charles became king immediately after the reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth passed away, his official coronation was conducted on May 6th. In a statement released by Buckingham Palace, “the coronation will reflect the monarch’s role today and look towards the future, while being rooted in longstanding traditions and pageantry.” The ceremony of King Charles’ coronation follows the guidelines set by the Liber Regalis, a

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