Fist bump

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    July 28, 2014   BY Travis Daub 

    Scientists at Aberystwyth University in the United Kingdom tested the germ-exchange rates of handhakes, fist bumps and high-fives to determine which mode of mano-to-mano contact spreads the most bacteria. In the study, one participant wore a sterile glove and exchanged various types hand of contact with other study participants. The sterile glove was analyzed and the number of bacteria present were counted. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2013   BY Katelyn Polantz 

    In his book "The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power," journalist Victor Navasky writes about caricature’s ability to disturb dictators, humble presidents and inflame readers. We present 13 of the most impactful cartoons featured in the book. Continue reading