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Live Long and Prosper: Why are Star Trek Memes and Concepts So Enduring?

It has been over 50 years since the first time Captain James Kirk proclaimed the mission of the Enterprise and its goal to “boldly go where no man has gone before.” Despite being a niche television show by that era’s standards, “Star Trek” has managed not only to endure but …

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takoyaki

Takoyaki Recipes Offer Insights into Japan’s Culinary History

Street food tell amazing stories about their countries of origins, but they’re often looked down on by high-brow foodies and dismissed by historians. But specialty dishes served in fancy restaurants don’t accurately represent the flavor palette and history of a single region, much less an entire country. Such nuance can …

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Ramen

Oodles of History: The Significance and Cultural Impact of Spicy Ramen

Spicy ramen is one of the staple foods in Japanese households and their popularity has extended across the world. Thousands upon thousands of broke college students across the world can attest to the culinary genius of the Japanese. However, they are most probably aren’t talking about jewels of Japanese food …

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The Best/Worst of Trump’s Speech at the 2020 U.N. General Assembly

It’s been a while since former president Donald Trump finally left the White House and our 4-year long national nightmare finally came to an end. Since being banned on Twitter, however, the world has been spared most of the Orange One’s ramblings, and to be honest, I kinda miss it. …

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